Senior Housing Investors Stockpiling for Aging Boomers

Senior Housing Investors Stockpiling for Aging Boomers

Senior housing might not have the strongest fundamentals in commercial real estate right now, but several companies are betting that will turn around rather quickly with what will be, by nearly all accounts, a considerably larger U.S. population of elderly residents....
Student Housing Soars, Especially Near Campus

Student Housing Soars, Especially Near Campus

Student housing has become much more than a sub-sector of commercial real estate’s multifamily asset category. These properties are now extremely sought-after and financially formidable in a class of their own. And student housing properties are now worth more than...
CRE Construction-Cost Dilemma Continues

CRE Construction-Cost Dilemma Continues

One of commercial real estate’s ongoing difficulties looks like it will continue to challenge the industry over the next year, according to what I heard at the recent RE Journals’ Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference, in Downtown Chicago. Construction-material...
Skilled Nursing Faces Changing Patient Environment

Skilled Nursing Faces Changing Patient Environment

The seniors housing sector of commercial real estate is undergoing some fundamental changes, and much of that has to do with a changing resident profile. This is apparently having a significant impact on the skilled nursing portion of this property type, which...