NEWSLETTERS

Z-News: Religion Finance | Black Clouds for Big Retail May Have Silver Lining

Friday, September 8, 2017
A growing ministry seeking more worship or administrative space may look for real estate that formerly housed a large retail operation. As department stores, in particular, appear to be losing favor with American shoppers, it’s natural to wonder w...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Power of Preparation & Support

Monday, September 4, 2017
With Hurricane Irma having her sights on the state of Florida, we are reiterating the importance of having a plan – Emergency Preparedness. Several of our senior living providers call Florida home and as the southern tip of Florida: Key West, Miam...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: A Renewed Appreciation for Emergency Preparedness

Monday, August 28, 2017
The events from the past week related to the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey serve as a stark reminder for every senior living organization that being prepared for disasters, whether driven by mother-nature or accidental, is an important p...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Evolution of Catholic Senior Living

Monday, August 21, 2017
The announcement this week that Presence Health, based in Chicago, signed a letter of intent to merge with Ascension, demonstrates the continued changes being observed in healthcare and in senior living. In recent years, as part of the annual Cath...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Educating Senior Living Professionals on Forthcoming LIBOR Changes

Monday, August 14, 2017
The recent news regarding the potential elimination of the LIBOR benchmark by the end of 2021 has grabbed the attention of many financial market participants The following article is designed to be the first in a series of informative updates on t...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Ziegler CFO Hotline: Outsourcing & Vendor Relationships

Monday, August 7, 2017
Senior Living providers regularly partner with outside entities and form long-term, strategic relationships to enhance and advance their organizations’ operations. Ziegler often receives inquiries from providers regarding these relationships such...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The Power of Senior Living Alliances

Monday, July 31, 2017
We have spent a lot of time in recent years talking about partnerships, affiliations and joint ventures, but there has been less talk about the great benefit of alliances, many of which have evolved in the not-for-profit senior living space over t...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The State of Technology in Not-for-Profit Senior Services

Monday, July 24, 2017
An organization would be remiss if it did not consider the role of technology when engaging in a strategic planning or master planning process. We know that more than ever, older adults are utilizing technologies in their daily lives; staff (parti...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: The 14th Annual Ziegler Senior Living Investor Workshop

Monday, July 17, 2017
Over fifty of the nation’s top tax-exempt senior living bond investors met in Chicago for the 14th Annual Ziegler National Senior Living Investor Workshop. Credit analysts and portfolio managers from leading municipal bond funds, asset managers an...

Z-News | Senior Living Finance: Project Financings Drive Senior Living Debt Issuance in First Half of 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017
Senior living tax-exempt debt issuance for the first half of 2017 is up by 28% compared to the same period last year. Total par volume was $2.036 through June 30th compared to $1.587 for the same period in 2016. The spike in volume in the first ha...