Category Archives: senior care facilities

Construction outlook: More cranes in the sky, but labor shortages and rising costs await, too

by Dan Rafter When Paul Laird looks at the Midwest markets he serves as vice president and Midwest regional manager for United Construction Company, he sees a busy future. Construction crews are busy across the Midwest today, building spec industrial … Continue reading

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Seniors housing is booming, and showing no signs of a slowdown

by Dan Rafter The seniors housing industry has never been stronger, at least according to a new survey that reports a record number of transactions and nearly $20 billion in institutional sales in this commercial real estate segment. According to … Continue reading

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Mainstreet relying on crowdfunding to provide dollars for new seniors rehabilitation center in Indiana

by Dan Rafter We’ve all read stories of how filmmakers, illustrators and cartoonists have used crowdfunding to turn their dreams into real projects: They ask for small donations from a number of investors — usually collected through a central Web … Continue reading

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Laurus Corporation makes first acquisition in Minneapolis market

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis’ commercial real estate success is no secret. Just ask officials with Laurus Corporation. The Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm at the end of January made its first acquisition in the Minneapolis area, purchasing … Continue reading

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Adapting to the changing demands of seniors housing

by Dan Rafter There was a time when the seniors living in traditional nursing homes had to eat at certain times. And when it was time to eat, they had to eat whatever they were served. And when it was … Continue reading

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Horizon Realty Group: Restoring glory to the North Shore Residence

by Dan Rafter Danny Michael married his wife in the ballroom of what is now the North Shore Residence in Evanston, Ill. So it’s little surprise that the property has extra meaning for the owner of Chicago’s Horizon Realty Group. … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Dominium making big push in growing seniors-housing market

How big is the market for seniors housing? The Administration on Aging recently reported that the number of U.S. residents 65 or older will hit 72.1 million by 2030. That’s an increase of more than 50 percent since 2000. As … Continue reading

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