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2017 Seniors Housing and Care Market Outlook
2/13/2017

2017 Seniors Housing and Care Market Outlook

The past 12 months have been quite eventful for the health care market, especially the seniors housing and care sector. There have been massive deals, real estate investment trust (REIT) divestitures of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), concerns of overbuilding and changes in payor mix. While there are a number of uncertainties regarding the health care market and 2017, one thing is certain—changes are coming. We take a look at recent market data to shed light on the past 12 months, identify trends, and provide a big picture analysis of what the industry looks like as 2017 begins.

New Revenue Procedure Is Here To Stay
2/12/2017

New Revenue Procedure Is Here To Stay

Out with the old and in with the new? A recent revenue procedure change is catching the attention of health care providers with facilities financed through tax-exempt bonds. The good news is, the changes allow for greater flexibility and revised safe harbor guidelines. 

2017 Seniors Housing and Care Survey
2/11/2017

2017 Seniors Housing and Care Survey

In December of 2016, Lancaster Pollard sent an online survey to approximately 4,000 leaders at seniors housing and care facilities throughout the U.S. Over the course of two weeks, 273 respondents completed the online survey. The survey has a 95% confidence level and a confidence interval of 5.38, meaning that the differences in responses of 5 percentage points or more are statistically significant.

2017 Housing Outlook: In Uncertain Times, Advocacy is Key
2/10/2017

2017 Housing Outlook: In Uncertain Times, Advocacy is Key

Talk about uncertainty. Over the years, those in the affordable housing industry have dealt with their fair share of uncertainty—in the form of budget shortfalls, continuing resolutions, sequestration and more. As 2017 begins to unfold, however, the aura of uncertainty is perhaps stronger than ever as the prospect of tax reform, drastic budget cuts, infrastructure spending and a retired pediatric surgeon taking over the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) all loom on the horizon. Fortunately, the affordable housing industry has a lot of friends and advocates in Washington and across the nation. In 2017, it’s going to need them all to step up in a big way.

John Knox Village East: Easy Living Across the Continuum
2/9/2017

John Knox Village East: Easy Living Across the Continuum

Located in Higginsville, Missouri, John Knox Village East is comprised of a beautiful and tranquil 40-acre campus “where neighbors are truly neighbors.” At John Knox Village East, staff provides residents with a comfortable and hassle-free life that has all the conveniences a person could ever need coupled with the unmistakable feel of a friendly, small town.

1/19/2017

Lancaster Pollard Arranges $40.7M Refinancing for Skilled Nursing Facilities in New England

Seniors Housing Business reports that Lancaster Pollard has arranged six separate refinancings totaling $40.7 million for Apple Rehab, a skilled nursing provider based in the Hartford suburb of Avon.

1/13/2017

REBusiness Reports on Lancaster Pollard M&A Transaction

Lancaster Pollard has arranged the $30.5 million sale of CountrySide Lakes, a 146-unit independent living and assisted living community in Port Orange, approximately 55 miles northeast of Orlando.

1/12/2017

Lancaster Pollard Assists on Sale of CountrySide Lakes to Shepherd Health

Lancaster Pollard advised a private ownership group on the sale of its 146-unit seniors housing community in Port Orange, FL. CountrySide Lakes was sold for $30.5 million to Shepherd Health, a Miami-based real estate development company and senior housing operator.

1/12/2017

Lancaster Pollard Expands in Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

Lancaster Pollard’s housing group announced that Adam Diehl will expand his territory in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions to cover nine states, as reported by Affordable Housing Finance.

12/15/2016

Lancaster Pollard Opens Office in Montana, Matt Lindsay to Lead

Lancaster Pollard's announcement of a new office in Bozeman to be led by Matt Lindsay is reported by Seniors Housing Business.