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Building healthier senior living communities with pandemic lessons learned

Here’s how the COVID-19 crisis is steering the future of senior living Senior housing has undergone many changes since the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and industry insiders recognize that changes will be far-reaching into the future as well. The reason: lessons learned from the pandemic offer valuable insights into building healthier senior communities…

5 most costly errors when designing and building senior housing

Avoid these senior housing mistakes to maximize your return When designing and building a senior living facility, several potential pitfalls stand between you and the success of your endeavor. Developers who make these mistakes quickly learn the true costs, and they can be substantial. Top senior living construction and design mistakes to avoid Today we’re…

Biophilic design: What’s next in senior housing and multifamily design

Biophilia brings nature home, at last Human beings hunger for nature, and today’s construction in senior housing and multifamily design delivers. Biophilic design is the next big thing in architecture and design, and to take advantage of this opportunity, you’ll want the right partners in place for your next construction project. So what is biophilic…

The importance of wayfinding in memory care settings

You can build new or remodel to meet projected demand We know the wave of baby boomers is coming, and with them, an increased need for memory care settings with appropriate wayfinding. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 20% of the population in the states will be 65 and older by 2030. And the Alzheimer’s…

Investor optimism emerges in senior housing survey

Here are the takeaways giving industry insiders hope Senior housing industry experts view the industry outlook with a measure of positivity these days, waiting with expectant optimism for a potential increase in occupancy in the coming year. That’s according to an investor survey recently released by CBRE. The sector, according to senior housing investors, is…

Senior housing co-ops or market rate rentals: comparing investments

Comparing building senior housing co-ops and age-restricted market-rate rentals As a real estate investor or developer, the real estate sector you select to explore for investment opportunities can be a significant factor in your investments’ success. In the past year alone, as the pandemic disrupted the real estate market, we saw certain industry sectors challenged…

Housing supply gap looming for middle-market seniors

Affordable senior housing demand forecast presents an investor opportunity Meeting housing demand for middle-market seniors is emerging as one of the significant challenges of our time. With boomers setting their sights on retirement and the substantial middle-market indicating future demand for affordable housing, supply gaps in many markets have become apparent. This signals an opportunity…

Tech paves the pathway to the future of senior housing

Pandemic accelerates industry’s technology adoption As the global pandemic took aim at senior population centers, senior housing responded by adopting technological solutions to the fight against COVID-19. And as leaders in senior housing brace for boomers to retire en masse to the tune of 73 million by 2030, these tech solutions are likely to carry…

Is modular construction right for your next senior living project?

Reasons to consider modular senior housing construction Modular, or prefab, construction is expanding the definition of senior living. If you’re wondering whether prefab is a good option for your next senior housing project, you’re not alone. As anyone working in senior housing knows, the industry is experiencing seismic shifts as the evolution of the aging…

What’s ahead for senior living in the new year

Here’s the senior housing outlook for 2021 As we come to the end of an extraordinary year and look toward the future, we’re eyeing some notable shifts as we share this senior housing outlook. For investors and developers in the senior housing market, 2020 has been a particular challenge as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold,…