Seniors Housing Investors Get Back in the Game

Article originally posted on HERE on July 20, 2021

Demonstrating seniors housing’s strong resilience from the COVID-19 pandemic’s adverse impacts, the vast majority of operators report pent-up investment demand and positive leasing trends in the first half of 2021, according to the CBRE U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey.

Survey respondents indicate significant investment growth is likely in the short-term, with full recovery expected in 2022. In the mid-term, investors are encouraged by an aging population and a greater understanding of the threats posed by the pandemic.

“The seniors housing industry story is one of resilience and determination by the community-level staff, and those who support them, in providing care for the most vulnerable among us,” said James Graber, national practice leader of seniors housing & healthcare for CBRE’s Valuation & Advisory Services. “Investors have seen this, and have come to the table, moving on deals with the largest players back in the market in a meaningful way,”