Category: Development

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/13/14)

Construction: Planned Ryan Companies Plan Senior Living Community for Sioux Falls, SD Minneapolis-based developer Ryan Companies received approval from the Sioux Falls Planning Commission to build a 145-unit senior housing community near Lake Lorraine in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, reports local Keloland TV. Grand Living, as the project is dubbed in Ryan Companies’ plans, is… Read More »

Resort ‘On Steroids’ Slated as Start to New LGBT Senior Housing Chain

It’s the perfect senior housing mix: a market ripe for development, an underserved population and a luxury product that will attract affluent clientele. But can a development team largely new to the space get a chain of LGBT-focused luxury senior living communities off the ground? Phillips Development Companies has partnered with Phil Quattrone and Judd… Read More »

Builders Say Demand for 55+ Housing ‘Never Been Higher’

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market has reached a new high not seen since 2008, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). Compared to the third quarter of 2013, the single-family index of the 55+ index jumped nine points to a level of 59, which NAHB… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/23/14)

Construction: Planned Caddis to Bring First Heartis Community to San Antonio Dallas-based real estate firm Caddis will soon begin construction on its first community in San Antonio to carry the company’s Heartis brand.  Project plans for Heartis San Antonio, which is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2016, call for a 86,000-square-foot assisted living… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/16/14)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Louisiana Market Expansion  Texas-based assisted living and memory care provider Avanti Senior Living is planning to expand into the Louisiana market, beginning with Baton Rouge and Covington.  The cities will soon be home to Avanti’s next projects, 77,000-square-foot communities that will accommodate 50 assisted living and 40 memory care… Read More »

4 Ways Operators Are Reinventing Senior Housing

Whether it’s expanding to add more units or renovating an existing community for the modern era, senior living providers are tackling their construction projects with an eye towards the latest design trends. Though several triggers can let providers know when it might be time for a makeover, there are a number of ways providers can… Read More »

USA Today: Developers Can’t Ignore LGBT Senior Housing Demand

As senior living developers continuously herald the anticipated coming of the baby boomer generation to fuel housing demand in the years ahead, there’s one group within this demographic that shouldn’t be ignored: the LGBT community, reports USA Today. With already two communities geared toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors open nationwide, USA Today spotlights… Read More »

‘Catch 22’ Awaits Developers Entering Uncharted Senior Living Territory

With certain markets notably “over heating” from a development standpoint in senior living, many are are eying new opportunities beyond tried-and-true markets as demand for all senior housing products are projected to surge in the coming years. Those opportunities come both with challenges—and benefits. Footing the extra capital and time it takes to zone and… Read More »

Most Shared: Sunrise Targets Huge Opportunity

Senior Housing News wrote them, you read them and passed them along to your friends and colleagues. Here are the most shared posts from SHN this week: How Designers Are Transforming the Senior Living Experience — As top designers look toward the future for guidance in planning today’s newest senior housing developments, architect Joyce Polhamus offers some… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/25/14)

Construction: Planned HCP Seeks $108 Million Redevelopment for Mixed-Use, MOB Project HCP, Inc. plans to purchase an aging assisted living tower in Fort Worth, Texas and redevelop it into apartments, retail, medical office and parking, reports Forth Worth Business Press. The Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment  trust (REIT) is seeking $3.9 million in reimbursement for… Read More »

Most Shared: Mystery Shopping and Salons in Senior Living

Senior Housing News wrote them, you read them and passed them along to your friends and colleagues. Here are the most shared posts from SHN this week: Philly Low-Income LGBT Seniors Housing Sets National Bar—A new, affordable senior housing community in Philadelphia may soon inspire the development of similar models nationwide considering its lesbian, gay,… Read More »