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Senior Housing Sector Witnesses Remarkable Resurgence with 10th Straight Quarterly Growth


The senior housing industry has been on a remarkable growth trajectory, with the fourth quarter of 2023 marking a significant milestone. The occupancy rates have not only surpassed the 85% threshold but have also showcased the resilience and growing demand in this sector. This blog post delves into the recent occupancy data released by NIC MAP Vision, highlighting the industry’s sustained growth and the factors contributing to this upturn.

A Consistent Upward Trend

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, senior housing occupancy has exceeded 85%, a notable achievement in the industry’s recovery journey post-pandemic. This increase represents the industry's 10th consecutive quarter of occupancy growth, underscoring a consistent upward trend that has been observed since the outset of the pandemic.

The Latest Data from NIC MAP Vision

The latest data released by NIC MAP Vision on January 11th paints a clear picture of the industry's robust health. In their 31 primary markets, occupancy rates climbed to 85.1% in the fourth quarter, up from 84.3% in the third quarter. This growth is not just a marginal increase but signifies a strong comeback, fueled by high demand.

Driving Factors: Record-High Demand Rates

What’s driving this impressive growth? According to NIC, the key factor behind the latest occupancy gains is the "record-high rates of demand" within the senior housing sector. This heightened demand indicates a shift in market dynamics and points towards a growing recognition of the value and necessity of senior housing.


The senior housing industry’s 10th straight quarterly gain in occupancy is more than just a statistic; it reflects the sector's resilience and adaptability in the face of challenges. With occupancy rates now exceeding 85%, the industry looks poised for continued growth and success in the coming years, driven by unprecedented demand and a deeper understanding of the needs of the senior population.

Krone Weidler, Founder & Principal

Cadre Healthcare Realty Advisors

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