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Senior Housing Sits on the Brink of a Boom for Investors

A market worth around $250 billion may be enough of a reason for some investors to take on the senior housing market. With baby boomers already retiring and the oldest of that generation turning 75 by 2021, the influx of residents to retirement communities and senior housing is set to have a boom all its […]

Senior Housing Success Starts with Addressing Investment Pitfalls

“Roll up your sleeves; look at the market. The market drives everything,” shared Joe Mulligan, managing director at investment bank Cain Brothers. While senior housing investment is currently enjoying some of the real estate investment spotlight, a recent whitepaper by Plante Moran, published by Senior Housing News, discusses the signs that should signal investors to […]

Why Investors Should Care About Retaining Senior Housing Staff

In a recent roundtable (click here to view video Q&As from the event), we noted the key role that operators play in the success of investments in senior housing. In turn, those operators need competent, long-term staff to provide both quality care and outstanding customer service to residents to maintain high occupancy levels. Staffing stability […]

Quality of Operators is Key Consideration in Senior Housing Investments

At the recent iiBIG conference, “Opportunities in Senior Housing and Care,” Carole Crawford spoke about the importance of having quality operators in place to bolster your chances for success in investing in this market sector. To view more video Q&A from the roundtable, click here.

Panelists Agree It’s an Exciting Time for Senior Housing Investors

It’s an exciting time to be involved in investing in the senior housing sector – and the “big wave” of boomer residents has yet to break! Platinum Commercial Holdings, LLC’s principal Carole Crawford joined fellow panelists Michael Treiber of Capital Healthcare Investments, LLC and Chris Kronenberger of Blue Moon Capital Partners in New York City […]

Industrial Outpaces Other Commercial Sectors in Latest Outlook from Ten-X

It’s always interesting to see lists of the hot places to buy or sell this type of real estate asset or that – as long as you keep it in perspective. Lists like the one just released by Ten-X Commercial, a leading national online, end-to-end transaction platform for commercial real estate, are circulated with a […]

Amazon’s Site Selection Process May Forever Change the Practices of Commercial Real Estate Professionals

Amazon’s HQ2 site selection certainly is set to impact one North American city. But the process Amazon started with the HQ2 RFP (request for proposal) could well have more far-reaching implications than a single city. Amazon’s site selection process may forever change the practices of commercial real estate professionals. In a recent report, “Amazon HQ2: […]

Multifamily Continues to Outperform Other Commercial Asset Classes

Multifamily investments continue to outperform other commercial property classes, according to the National Multi Housing Council. Even considering the current explosion of apartment development across many areas of the U.S., this trend can be expected to continue. A recently released NMHC white paper, “Explaining the Puzzle of High Apartment Returns,” provides analytical insight. And while […]

Chicago Multifamily Transactions Top $3.5 Billion

The $222.5 million sale of Coast at Lakeshore East led a stellar year of multifamily transactions for Chicago that topped $3.5 billion, according to a new article in Multi Housing News. Morguard North American Residential purchased the 45-story 515-unit, LEED Silver certified property from Magellan Development Group. The sale highlighted a year in which supply […]

Conference Focuses on Opportunities in Senior Housing and Care

Leading representatives from the senior housing and care industry, as well as investors, lenders, deal-makers and other interested parties will gather April 3-4, 2018, in New York City for “Opportunities in Senior Housing and Care.”   Billed as a Summit for Investors, Lenders, Senior Housing Entrepreneurs and Transaction Deal-Makers, the conference is sponsored by the […]