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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,…

Senior housing interior design trends for 2021

Several factors driving design in the coming year Wellness, meaningful experiences and convenience are high on the list of what seniors want to see in their senior living facilities, and these desires appear to be driving the future of senior housing interior design. As we look forward to 2021, we’re seeing lots of exciting innovation…

5 reasons senior housing is (still) a good investment

Senior housing remains an attractive option in 2020 and beyond For investors in our region and beyond, senior housing remains an attractive investment option. And while many things may feel up in the air these days, there’s one thing that’s for sure: there will be a continued need for senior housing in the Upper Midwest,…

Senior housing construction in the plans?

Here’s how design-build boosts speed while keeping costs down When it’s time to select a team to build your senior housing project, did you know there is one simple choice that can change everything about your construction experience for the better? For many people, it’s an option that only recently appeared on their radar. But…

Mixed-use senior housing in a post-COVID-19 world

Market forces pushed mixed-use to the forefront; now it’s different Just six months ago, we saw a continued meteoric rise — going on a decade — in interest in mixed-use development among those in the senior housing development industry. But today, with COVID-19 at the forefront of our minds, that interest has changed dramatically. Mixed-use…

DBS Group to build new senior living facility in Eau Claire

The Beehive of Eau Claire has selected DBS Group to design and build a new, ground-up 14,000-square-foot senior living facility at 5059 Stonewood Drive in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The new facility will include 20 units of senior living, along with associated therapy areas, support care work areas, full kitchen, dining room, living room areas and…

Is intergenerational student-senior housing the next big thing?

Mount Mary University Project in Milwaukee shows promise.