In the Pipeline: New Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/24/2012)

Belmont Village Senior Living Breaks Ground in Dallas, Texas

Belmont Village Senior Living broke ground in January for Belmont Village Turtle Creek, scheduled to open in Summer 2013. The senior living community will feature 201 private independent and assisted living units, as well as Alzheimer’s care, in a French-provincial style mid-rise building building that will house a professionally managed fitness center, an indoor swimming pool and a technology center.

Lend Lease Begins Construction on The Terraces at Bonita Springs, A SantaFe Senior Living Community


Lend Lease has been selected by SantaFe Senior Living, a SantaFe HealthCare company, to provide construction management services for The Terraces at Bonita Springs, a 383,000 square foot retirement community in Bonita Springs, Fla., with Greystone Communities as SantaFe’s development consultant. Construction for the 144 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes, 48 assisted living, 40 skilled nursing, and 18 memory support residences began on Nov. 4, 2011.

Construction Underway at Senior Living Complex in Fridley, Minnesota

Construction is underway for the Landmark of Fridley senior living project in Fridley, Minn. What was formerly a neighborhood restaurant has been torn down, and the project developer broke ground in late September for a 70-unit independent and assisted living and memory care community.


Wartburg Breaks Ground on Affordable Senior Housing

On Jan. 11, 2012, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Friedrichs Residence, which will be a 4-story building with 61 affordable senior apartments in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., and  the New York State Housing Finance Agency all contributed to the financing of this project, along with a a $1 million bequest from the late Juanita E. and Arthur M. Friedrichs, for whom the project has been named.

Inland Group Launches Construction for Lafayette Senior Housing Development

Affinity at Lafayette, a senior housing project in Lafayette, Co., broke ground in recent weeks, led by Spokane, Wash.-based Inland Group. The senior independent living apartment community will feature 12 studios, 60 one-bedroom and 48 two-bedroom units, contained in one building.

Carlton Senior Living Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for California Senior Living Community

Sundt Construction broke ground late last year on Carlton Senior Living’s Carlton Plaza Elk Grove Community, a $24 million senior living community in Elk Grove, Ca. Red Capital Group, LPAS Architectural Design, and Grubb & Ellis are also involved in the project, which is slated for completion in Winter 2012. The project will be a two-story, 110,000-square-foot building with 100 independent and assisted living apartments and common spaces including the main lobby, administrative offices, large living and dining rooms, a kitchen, activity rooms, and a wellness center. There will also be separate memory care accommodations for up to 36 seniors.