U.S. News Introduces Inaugural Edition of Best Senior Living Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. News & World Report has published the inaugural edition of Best Senior Living, which expands the U.S. News rankings, ratings and data offerings. The new designations include Best Independent Living, Best Assisted Living, Best Memory Care…

How to Streamline Senior Living Community HR Processes

Cut Costs, Save Time and Recruit and Retain Good Workers The growth of the aging population is creating more demand for senior living options. But growing demand is colliding with a labor shortage, adding to the workload and strain on…

CBRE Survey: Expect Rents, Occupancy to Rise in 2022

DALLAS — The seniors housing sector continues its recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, with investors expecting rental rates and residency levels to rise further in 2022, according to a survey from Dallas-based commercial real estate services firm CBRE. Most…

JLL Investor Survey: The Worst of the Pandemic Is Behind Us

CHICAGO — Backed by strong long-term demand and increased investor interest, the seniors housing sector is now fully in recovery mode, according to JLL’s Valuation Advisory group’s fifth annual Seniors Housing Investor Survey and Outlook. The survey also revealed that…

How to Overcome Labor, Supply Slowdowns in Development

Careful and thorough planning processes can get a delayed project over the finish line. By John Manning and Eric Quinn, KMI International Senior living construction has seen a significant surge since the turn of the millennium due to people living…

Where Is the Right Place to Age?

Seniors housing has to meet seniors where they are in their aging journey. By Jake Rothstein, UpsideHōM While the last couple of years have been demanding for us all, the holiday season still proves to be a fun and exciting…

Buyer/Seller Landscape Shifts

Some investor types have doubled down while others have fled seniors housing as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. By Jeff Shaw COVID-19 has changed many investors’ approaches to the seniors housing sector.  The pandemic caused a major shift…

Owners, Operators Get in Sync

A variety of partnerships and lease structures present many options for landlords and tenants to both benefit. By Jeff Shaw In the retail real estate world, triple-net leases are king. Under this standard agreement, the tenant is responsible for all…

How to Manage the Great Resignation

Operators must streamline, improve hiring and retention processes.  By Britt Riese, Oasis It’s no secret that the demand for talent in healthcare is exceptionally high right now and the projected need for workers continues to rise. This historical trend has…

The SHB Interview: Chris Guay, Founder & CEO, Vitality Living

Former Emeritus, Brookdale executive grows his own seniors housing owner-operator business in the Southeast. By Jeff Shaw After more than 15 years of working in various management and executive roles at seniors housing pioneer Emeritus Senior Living — and 18…

Lenders’ Patience Wears Thin as Pandemic Drags On

By Matt Valley Time is running short for operators of underperforming properties trying to shake off the negative impact of COVID-19 on occupancy and revenue, said Chuck Hastings, vice president of finance and business development for Juniper Communities. “In 2022,…

Question of the Month: 2022 Predictions and Resolutions

What are your predictions and New Year’s resolutions, personally and professionally, for 2022? The rebound is inbound By Robert Chapin CEO, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Seniors Housing & Medical Properties Bridge Investment Group The for-rent, private-pay seniors housing industry has come…