Tax Reform Improves Expensing and Depreciation Rules

By: Amanda Wilson The Tax Cut and Jobs Act made several key changes to the expensing and depreciation rules, which will be a boon for Senior Living businesses that tend to be real estate heavy. …

Technology for Senior Living

by: Hallie Fisher.  The Building Design & Construction Network states that unique and distinctive amenities are a must-have for Senior Living Facilities. Examples of such amenities include access to walking trails, innovative and fun dining …

Baby Boomers: Ride-Sharing and Technology

By: Hallie Fisher.  A hot topic in senior housing over the past few years has been how Baby Boomers are going to affect the senior housing market. It’s clear that the sheer number of Baby …

Senior Housing Symposium: The Laws They Are A-Changin’

We enjoyed hosting another successful Senior Housing Symposium where we discussed how changes to Federal tax law under the recently-passed Tax Act may impact senior housing owners and investors. We also discussed what laws were …

More Frequent Paydays Could Mean More Reliable Employees

A Florida fast food franchisee recently experimented with a pilot program which allowed employees to receive one-half of their pay for a shift the next day via a debit card (without any fees or other …

Tax Reform Brings New Interest Expense Limitation

By:  Amanda Wilson The Tax Cut and Jobs Act introduced a new rule limiting a businesses ability to deduct interest expense, which can have a significant impact in the senior living area as facilities often …

Scrutiny of Assisted Living Facilities

  By: Shawn Rader:  On February 4th,  the New York Times had an article which should give the ALF industry pause.  It reported that at the request of four senators, the Government Accountability Office commissioned …

Aging Population Continues to Drive Real Estate

By: Shawn Rader Recently, Integra Realty Resources published a report that predicts overall growth in today’s senior population, click here to read the report. The aging population will be a significant tailwind for real estate …

Growing Trends and Competition

In the Industry, it is good to keep up with growing trends and competition.  In that regard, the Pioneer Valley Cohousing Community in Amherst, Massachusetts is an example. For now, cohousing communities are still a …