Blueprint’s $8.5M Ohio Sale; JLL Closes on Chicago Nursing Home & Shelter

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced the $8.5 million sale of a 152-unit skilled nursing and assisted living facility in Northeast Ohio. The Chicago-based brokerage didn’t name the buyer or seller, though Blueprint indicated that the seller was a local 30-year owner-operator exiting the industry. The facility had experienced operational challenges, which Blueprint helped correct […]

Skilled Nursing Remains at Bottom of Investor Wishlists Despite Occupancy Gains

Freestanding nursing facilities still rank low on investor wishlists, even though the sector saw an uptick in occupancy late last year, according to a new survey of senior housing investors from the professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL). Though 41% of survey respondents — which included lenders, operators and consultants, among other transactions professionals — […]

Leaders Least Optimistic About Standalone Skilled Nursing Assets in 2019

A survey of industry leaders from around the country revealed the least optimism for standalone skilled nursing assets in 2019. When asked about the perceived economic viability of solo SNF properties over the coming year, a plurality of respondents to Lancaster Pollard’s 2019 Seniors Housing & Care Survey — or 36% — said the outlook […]

Leaders Hint at Occupancy, Bed Price Mismatch in Skilled Nursing Amid Speculation

Over the last half-decade, there have been two consistent and opposing trends in the skilled nursing world: Occupancy keeps declining as seniors find other options for long-term care, but bed prices have kept steadily chugging upwards. And while there are solid reasons for those seemingly counterintuitive threads, there are questions in the operational and investment […]

Skilled Nursing Facilities Rank Near Bottom of Investors’ Wish Lists

When asked which types of properties they were most interested in pursuing in 2018, a diverse group of investors ranked skilled nursing facilities near the bottom. Just 14% of respondents in the CBRE (NYSE: CBRE) U.S. Healthcare Capital Markets Group’s annual Investor & Developer Survey said skilled nursing facilities met their acquisition requirements for 2018. […]

Investors and Operators Shun Standalone Skilled Nursing Facilities

The hits keep coming for the skilled nursing sector. A new survey from professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) finds that more than half of operators and investors consider standalone skilled nursing facilities “not at all desirable” as an an investment. The findings of the Year-End 2017 Seniors Housing Investor Survey come in a high-pressure atmosphere of low […]