Investors Step Out Of Comfort Zone, Into Senior Housing

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Senior housing has become the new hot asset class as the country's population ages and operators of assisted and independent living facilities race to catch up, and experts say new equity investors who previously shunned the sector for its risks are lining up to get in on the boom.

The sector's steady gains and stability throughout the downturn, coupled with the dramatic growth expected for the 75-and-older population over the next decade, have pushed institutional and private investors to reconsider what was once a nonentity in the...
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