Category: CCRCs

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/26/16)

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(Shavano Park Senior Living, an assisted living and memory care community in San Antonio, Texas — Photo courtesy of Pi Architects) Construction: Planned O’Reilly Development, Arrow Senior Living Gain Approval for $30 Million Mo. Project Springfield, Mo.-based O’Reilly Development and St. Charles, Mo.-based Arrow Senior Living Read More »

What Senior Living Can Learn from Southwest Airlines


From branding to pricing to improving health outcomes, senior living has borrowed from airline industry playbooks. Now, one of the largest senior living companies in the country is being inspired by the employee engagement approach at one of the major U.S. airlines. Specifically, Des Moines, Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/19/16)

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(Project rendering of Nakoma Sky, a 79-acre desert resort senior living community in Oro Valley, Ariz. — Photo courtesy of three: living architecture) Construction: Planned three: living architecture Designs 79-Acre Senior Living Campus La Posada, a non-profit owner and operator of senior living properties, has engaged Read More »

How Prospects Choose a CCRC Contract and Refund Option

Source: 2015 CCRC Consumer Contract
Preferences & Buying Behavior Study

The severe economic downturn that began in 2007 altered continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in lasting ways, creating a product that is more sensitive to perceived consumer needs and preferences. However, it’s hard to say that consumers are eagerly taking advantage of new contract types Read More »

Senior Living Nonprofits Remain Bullish Despite Looming Threats

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Executives at not-for-profit senior living companies are largely optimistic about the economy and are pursuing expansion plans, positioning for growth as they face increased competition from for-profit peers and other threats. Compared with last year, 41% of nonprofit executives are more optimistic about the current economic outlook, Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/12/16)

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(Tribute at Heritage Village — A senior living community in the Washington, D.C. metro area developed and operated by Atlanta-based Thrive Senior Living) Construction: Planned Civitas Senior Living Plans Summer Construction for Texas Community Officials with Fort Worth, Texas-based Civitas Senior Living and Summerlin Asset Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/5/16)

Witer Park Rendering

(Rendering of a new Allegro Senior Living community under construction in Orlando, Fla. — photo courtesy of Allegro Senior Living, LLC) Construction: Planned National Church Residences to Break Ground Next Week for $35 Million Ohio Project National Church Residences, a not-for-profit senior housing provider, plans to break Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/28/16)

Solana Mount Pleasant Rendering

(Rendering of Solana Mount Pleasant, an independent, assisted living and memory care community being developed by Formation Development Group in Mount Pleasant, S.C.) Construction: Planned Formation Development Group Obtains Zoning for S.C. Project Formation Development Group, an Atlanta-based senior living developer and investor, has obtained zoning Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/21/16)

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(Thrive at Beachwalk, a 125-unit senior living community operated by Thrive Senior Living in Fort Myers, Fla.) Construction: Planned Welltower, Hines Acquire Site to Develop NYC Senior Living Community The New York offices of international real estate firm Hines and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), this Read More »

As Construction Costs Rise, Senior Housing Developers Target ‘Livable Spaces’

As senior housing providers strive to distinguish themselves from marketplace competitors, while simultaneously trying to keep costs down, some are shifting their approach when it comes to investing development dollars into their communities. Senior housing developers are still bullish on new development, despite data showing Read More »