Seniors Housing Occupancy Weakens

NIC announced their second quarter occupancy and development trends, and unfortunately it was not pretty. After a first quarter which suffered from the ubiquitous flu season census declines, we had expected, at worst, a small sequential decline in the second quarter, but perhaps a small 10 to 20 basis point uptick, maybe even better. For […]

The affordability factor

One issue that we haven’t heard a lot in the sessions at the last couple of NICs is affordability. Much of what is currently being constructed today is a high-end assisted living/memory care product that is all private pay. And on the skilled nursing/transitional care side, developers like Mainstreet are looking to take on majority […]

Lancaster Pollard’s latest promotion

Jason Dopoulos was recently promoted to Managing Director at Lancaster Pollard, after having been with the firm since 2007. With over $1 billion in transaction volume, ranging from bond transactions to mortgage loans for over 100 expansion, new construction and refinance projects. Currently managing Lancaster Pollard’s Newport Beach, California office, Mr. Dopoulos has worked with […]