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Seniors Housing

Your seniors housing specialists offering a full range of real estate advice and services to the retirement living sector.


As your Seniors Housing experts, we provide specialised guidance and insights for your real estate assets and portfolios within the senior housing and retirement living markets.  

Our collaborative approach involves working closely with our Healthcare and Living teams, combining their extensive knowledge and expertise to craft well-rounded solutions.  


Our expansive network connects you with key industry players, including operators and investors, opening doors to new opportunities in the senior housing sector. Together, we expand your investment possibilities. 


With a global perspective and local market expertise, we draw upon our wealth of knowledge and experience to elevate your seniors housing projects. Our comprehensive range of capital markets and advisory services includes: 

  • Disposals 
  • Acquisitions 
  • Joint Venture Partnership Procurement 
  • Recapitalisations 
  • Operator Selection 
  • Forward Fundings / Forward Commitments 
  • Underwriting Support 
  • Land Sales 
  • Market Research & Demographic Reviews 
  • Valuation 
  • Advisory 
  • Consultancy 

In a sector defined by strong demographic trends and a shifting supply-demand balance, we are here to help you navigate through change. Our research led advice allows you to make informed decisions, adapting to the unique nature of each opportunity.  


We offer bespoke advice and help clients navigate a wide range of complex deals in different markets. We know that not all deals are the same and evaluate each opportunity on its own merits to ensure we are getting the best results. With a global sector view, and a tailored local market approach, we get into the details and have a breadth of knowledge and experience to help our clients, sell, acquire or finance their senior living projects. 


  1. What Is Seniors Housing, And Why Is It Important? 
    Seniors housing refers to residential communities and housing options designed to cater to the unique needs of older adults. It's crucial because it provides a safe, supportive, and engaging environment for seniors as they age, promoting both physical and mental well-being.  

  2. What Are The Different Types Of Seniors Housing Options Available?  
    Within the seniors housing spectrum, there are three main definitions, as decided by ARCO External Link. They are, Retirement Housing, Integrated Retirement Communities (IRCs) and Care Homes (Including nursing homes). You can find out more about the definitions of senior housing in page 14 or our latest report >> Housing For An Ageing Population 

  3. How Many Seniors Housing Units Are There In The UK? 
    Currently, there are 602,633 seniors housing units in the UK. Just 88,530 of these are Integrated Retirement Communities (IRC’s). 87% of these were build pre 2010 and just 13% were build post 2010.  

  4. Is There A Rental Model For Seniors Housing In The UK? 
    Currently, 61% of the market is retirement housing available for rent through a voluntary or public providers, the majority of voluntary providers are housing associations and not-for-profits, and the majority of public providers are local authorities.  

Meet the team

Amy King
Amy King

Partner & Head of Seniors Housing
London, United Kingdom

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Sammy Parker
Sammy Parker

London, United Kingdom

+44 203 296 4454

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Tom Robinson
Tom Robinson

Head of Healthcare
London, United Kingdom

+44 207 152 5866

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Charles Whitworth
Charles Whitworth

Head of Residential, UK
London, United Kingdom

+44 203 296 2414

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James Hanson - London
James Hanson

Bristol, United Kingdom

+44 (20) 71525120

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