National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry

NIC’s mission is clearly focused on providing decision-makers with timely, practical data — the hard facts and intricate details essential for efficient flow of capital to all points all the continuum of seniors housing and long term care product types. Importantly, NIC serves the entire industry as an objective purveyor of information: NIC’s research and educational efforts are neither association-driven nor company-oriented. And, as an impartial observer and unbiased source, NIC has become the primary link between the financial markets and seniors housing development/operators, connecting each side through relevant research and practical information.


National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry

  • Seniors Housing Occupancy Hits A New Low
    NIC wrapped up its virtual conference this week, and it’s safe to say that those in attendance got a good education on what it’s like to close a deal during the pandemic, to operate communities safely and successfully, and (hopefully) when business will be back to normal. At... Read more
    Published on: October 16, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • The Virtual NIC
    This year’s NIC Conference will certainly be different, but let’s make the most of the digital social experience. As you can see, I am not Steve. Ben Swett here, filling in while Steve is out of the office. Next week is the start of the first virtual NIC... Read more
    Published on: September 30, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • Average Assisted Living Occupancy Falls To New Low
    The latest occupancy numbers from NIC are in and hit another low that the industry will be spending months and probably years to rebound from. Perhaps most notably, in the three months ending in August, the assisted living market fell below an average of 80% occupancy for the... Read more
    Published on: September 18, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • Good Occupancy News From NIC
    There was some good news on the occupancy front, according the data just released from NIC MAP, but the assisted living sector isn’t out of the woods yet. Sequentially, seniors housing (including independent living and assisted living) saw a 30-basis point increase in occupancy to 88.0% for properties... Read more
    Published on: October 11, 2019 By Ben Swett
  • Where Is the Seniors Housing Rebound?
    Seniors housing occupancy rates still remain low despite an apparent slowdown in new development. Whether you look at the total market, or simply the stabilized properties, second quarter occupancy took a small dip, according to recent numbers from NIC. Truth be told, I was hoping for a slight... Read more
    Published on: July 17, 2019 By Steve Monroe

Bob Kramer

910kramerPresident of the National Investment Center for Senior Housing & Care Industry

Bob Kramer is founder and president of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC), a non-profit education and resource center that serves debt and equity investors interested in the seniors housing and long term care industry. Bob, a frequent writer and speaker on trends in seniors housing and long term care, has directed NIC since its inception in 1991.

A former county government official and Maryland state legislator, Bob was a leader on healthcare and environmental issues while representing the state capital of Annapolis in the 1980s. Bob was educated at Harvard and Oxford Universities and also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary.

Contact Information
National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry
1997 Annapolis Exchange Parkway, Suite 110
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410-267-0504
Fax Number: 410-268-4620