Paying For Stabilized Versus Non-Stabilized SNFs

Given the continual decline in census for the nation’s nursing facilities, it is no longer clear where “stabilized” is in today’s market, especially as lengths of stay have shortened. For your reference, we have traditionally defined stabilized occupancy for skilled nursing facilities as 85% and higher. With that said, nursing facilities with stabilized occupancy declined […]

Pricing Age Into Seniors Housing Sales

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that in 2017, the oldest seniors housing properties (independent living and assisted living properties built before 2002) were valued the lowest and the newest properties (built after 2011) were valued the highest, according to the just-published 2018 Senior Care Acquisition Report. We see a similar correlation most years, but […]

The Risk of Older SNFs

One would think that the newer skilled nursing facilities would sell with lower cap rates, but that has not always been the case. As can be seen in the graph below (from the just-published 23rd Edition of The Senior Care Acquisition Report), in three of the past five years those nursing facilities over 40 years […]