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Senior housing adaptive reuse options

Repurposing buildings provides another option for senior living facilities For many seniors, their golden years are a chapter of personal reinvention, and it turns out the same is true of buildings entering their golden years. Adaptive reuse gives buildings second chances, offering a new lease on life as a senior living facility. As owners and…

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Designing for senior housing staff retention

To solve senior housing’s biggest challenge, go back to the drawing board The headlines in senior housing news say it all: recruiting and retaining staff in senior housing is a huge challenge these days. Competition for the limited pool of applicants can be fierce. Competitive salaries can tilt the scales, but sometimes there simply isn’t…

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Senior housing design-build trends: a market on the verge of substantial growth

As senior population grows, so does need for housing As the senior population grows, so do opportunities in the senior housing sector in 2022. Short-term, it’s a market that remains on the verge of growth, making now an excellent time to enter the market — just in time to capitalize on a supply shortage taking…

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Senior housing conversions: financing for adaptive reuse

A closer look at financing for adaptive reuse Vacant commercial buildings are like an aging pop star icon: you never know what they’ll look like in their next incarnation. But, unlike some performers who never seem to age, commercial spaces are increasingly being remade in their golden years into something that appeals to older generations:…

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Mixed-income housing: a tool for a more inclusive community

Business model showing promise for developers and neighborhoods Developers and community officials are embracing a new tool to address the affordable housing squeeze: mixed-income housing. As supply continues to fall short of demand for affordable housing space, officials are hoping this innovative approach can offer a promising investment for developers while providing housing that mixes…

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New report says tech amenities drive senior housing occupancy

Value of technology becomes clearer during pandemic Occupancy levels are increasingly tied to tech amenities when it comes to senior housing. That’s according to a new Insights Report from more than 40 senior living communities across the U.S. The report found that 83% of respondents report technology amenities actually improve occupancy. More, the study showed…

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Recent seniors housing outlook report assesses industry and investor perspective

Pandemic and associated impacts continue to affect industry A recent report from JLL outlines the state of senior housing and the emerging trends in the industry. The annual Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey and Trends Outlook from JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle IP, Inc.) provides a picture of an industry in a state of change,…

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Financing options for senior housing development

Whether purchasing, constructing or refinancing, explore these options Securing financing is a primary step when looking to invest in senior housing development, whether purchasing, constructing or refinancing. Thankfully, there are many options available to those seeking solutions. Funding for building, buying or remodeling senior living facilities Securing funding for your next senior living project starts…

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Small but important design considerations for senior living

Senior housing design: Here’s how to transform senior housing into senior homes When it’s time to think about transitioning into a senior living community, new residents typically want their new space to feel like home. The concept of senior housing for some can conjure up images of a stale, stark environment that may be utilitarian…

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6 fundamentals of senior living that show no signs of changing

COVID-19 has shifted many things, but these remain the same Most industries, including senior housing, have experienced disruption and change during the COVID-19 global pandemic. From hospitality and leisure travel to production and distribution to health care, we’ve seen massive shifts in the global landscape. Consequently, for some industries, things may never be what they…

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