Seniors Housing Expense Ratios Rise

With seniors housing (which includes independent living and assisted living) prices rising and cap rates shrinking in 2017, we would accordingly expect a decrease in the average expense ratio. That was not the case, as we recorded a 30-basis point increase from 72.1% in 2016 to 72.4% in 2017, according to the 23rd Edition of […]

40-Year Old SNFs: Obsolete or an Opportunity?

The aging of the skilled nursing industry is becoming a growing concern for investors in that space. Facilities built 40 years ago and over comprise a significant portion of the skilled nursing beds in the country, and many believe they are outdated and would require too much capex to modernize and attract the Medicare and […]