Brightview Senior Living Begins Construction On New England Community

Brightview Senior Living, a mid-Atlantic-region company based in Baltimore, Md, announced that construction has commenced on their newest senior living community in New England.  The 67,400 square foot facility will consist of will consist of 84 rental apartments, including 58 apartments for assisted living and a 26-apartment neighborhood, known as Wellspring Village, dedicated to Alzheimer’s care. Brightview is currently complete the certification requirements with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and hopes that residents could move in as soon as December 2009.  The $11.5 million design build project is being developed by Shelter Development of Baltimore, MD and will be operated by Brightview Senior Living. Pro Con Inc (PCI) of Manchester, NH is the architect and construction manager for the Billerica property, which will be the second Brightview-constructed community in Massachusetts.  This is the second project PCI has managed for The Shelter Group and The Shelter Group’s first design build project. PCI was the construction manager for Brightview at Danvers, a $20 million senior living community which was completed in July 2008. Pro Con Inc began site work on Brightview Billerica in November 2008 and has scheduled a November 2009 completion date for the design build project.