Category: Development

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 »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/18/14)

Construction: Planned Ohio Senior Living Community Plans $20 Million Expansion Otterbein Senior LIfestyle Choices is planning a $20 million expansion to add more housing to its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) campus in Lebanon, Ohio, reports Dayton Business Journal. The project will create 83 independent living units across 20 new buildings, among them will be 17… Read More »

New Joint Venture Aims to be Best of Multifamily, Senior Living

New Joint Venture Aims to be Best of Multifamily, Senior Living

A recently formed joint venture between an Arizona-based senior living operator and a multi-family housing developer from Michigan plans to bring several new luxury-style communities to the Phoenix metropolitan area in the years to come. Last week, Phoenix-based operator Retirement Community Specialists, Inc. (RCS) announced it would join forces with Investment Property Associates, LLC (IPA),… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/11/14)

Construction: Planned Houston CCRC Announces $56 Million Expansion  The Buckingham, a 501(c)3 non-profit continuing care retirement community in Houston, Texas, recently announced it will undergo a $56 million expansion that will add 187 total residences to its existing campus. Sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), The Buckingham—a Type A CCRC—currently has 204 independent living… Read More »

Senior Housing Leaders See ‘Tremendous’ Capital, More Deals Ahead

It’s no secret to senior living industry leaders that demand for senior housing is expected to grow as the population of older Americans is projected to double by 2050. And that growth is sparking increased activity in the market, with big bucks flowing in and more players looking to get in on a piece of… Read More »