May 2023

What are Senior Living Cap Rates?

Senior Living Cap Rates By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors If you’re involved in the senior housing real estate industry, you’ve likely heard the term ‘cap rate’ more than once. But, what is a cap rate? And, how does it …

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The Greatest Competition in Senior Living

Senior Living’s Greatest Competition By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors When most people think of the greatest competition for a seniors housing community, they think of the impressive new development being constructed down the street or a community nearby undergoing …

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Is Senior Living Even Real Estate?

Is Senior Living Even Real Estate? By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors I laugh sometimes when I talk with different investment groups trying to enter the industry. They rattle off all types of ad-hoc numbers and calculations from complex spreadsheets, …

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What is the ‘Portfolio Premium’ in senior living?

By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors During discussions with varying senior living owner/operators and smaller investment groups about their exit strategy, I hear the phrase, “portfolio premium” thrown around a bunch. But, I question if these groups really understand the …

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Is stand-alone Memory Care a good investment? Part 1

Is Stand-Alone Memory Care a Good Investment? Part 1 By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors Memory Care is the newest product type in senior living, and due to its specialized care and higher potential yield, it quickly grabbed the attention …

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Is stand-alone Memory Care a good Investment? Part 2

Is Stand-Alone Memory Care a Good Investment? Part 2 Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors In the first segment of this two-part series, I discussed a brief history of the memory care product, as well as a summary of the programming …

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How to properly underwrite senior living investments

How to Underwrite Senior Living Investments Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors As demonstrated in some of the latest senior living acquisitions and announced development deals, there are a lot of new entrants into the industry. I’m sure these groups are …

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Active Adult is Lifestyle Living – the hottest new segment in senior living

Lifestyle Living: The Hottest New Segment of Senior Living By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors There’s a new leader in the senior living spectrum that’s receiving the most attention. Although most refer to this segment as active adult, age-restricted apartments, …

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What is a RIDEA Structure in senior living?

What is the RIDEA Structure? By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors There’s been a lot of news lately about the RIDEA structure, but there seems to be some confusion on the make-up, utilization, and perceived benefits and risks of the structure. Within this …

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Senior Living Design Trends

Senior Living Design Trends By: Scott McCorvie | CEO Vita Senior Living | Founder Generational Movement | Senior Living Investments | Senior Living Growth Advisors This article describes the history, current, and future architecture and interior design trends within the senior living real estate industry Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to have toured and invested in …

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