In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/19/13)

Construction: Planned

South Carolina Developers Plan $44 Million Senior Living Center

Plans to build a $44 million senior living center in South Carolina are on track to begin construction in February or March 2014, reports Herald Online.

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The 52-acre mixed-use senior living campus in York, S.C., is currently finishing a second market study, according to CDS Development Company, who expect to wrap up financing for the project later this year.

Project plans call for 75 patio homes; 156 one- and two-bedroom independent and assisted living apartments; five free-standing assisted living buildings, each equipped with 12 to 16 beds; and 20 memory care rooms for Alzheimer’s patients.

When complete—either in late 2014 or early 2015—the community will serve adults age 55 and older, with just 10-20% open to younger residents, such as those living with disabilities who need assisted living care.

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Senior Housing Site Plan Approved in Lake Saint Louis 

Lake Saint Louis has approved a site plan and rezoning for construction of a proposed senior community, reports.

The city’s Board of Alderman approved the rezoning of 37.29 acres from non-urban to business park for the proposed project.

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Lutheran Senior Services wants to develop four buildings during the first phase of construction.  

The buildings will include two four-story independent living apartment buildings, a four-story health center building with 80 beds for long term and assisted living care, and a two-story center that would include dining, activity spaces, and marketing and administrative offices. 

Construction: In Process

Silverado Breaks Ground on Austin Assisted Living Project

Silverado Senior Living broke ground recently on its second assisted living community in the Austin, Texas market, reports Austin Business Journal

The 45,045-square-foot development will have capacity for 92 residents in assisted living and memory care settings. 

Located in Bee Cave, Texas, the Silverado Community was designed by Austin-based Pi Architects. STI Construction, which has offices in Houston and Dallas, built the community.

Construction/development costs associated with the project were not disclosed. 

Florida CCRC Completes $5 Million Renovation Project

Harbour’s Edge, a continuing care retirement community in Delray Beach, Florida, will hold a grand re-opening next week to celebrate the completion of a $5 million renovation project at its Health Center. 

The Health Center renovation project include enhancements to the community’s rehabilitation services, with an expanded physical and occupational therapy room, along with new spa and meditation rooms. 

Renovations also include a new front entrance, new full-service kitchen and expanded dining venue. 

The $5 million Health Center renovations and expansions are the first phase in the community-wide enhancements at Harbour’s Edge. In the coming months, renovation work will begin in other parts of the community, with total project costs exceeding $20 million, according to a company release.

Senior Living Group Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony

DevonHouse Senior Living and builder North Star Construction Management Inc. will hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the development of a new senior housing project in Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania, reports Lehigh Valley Business

DevonHouse is spending more than $1 million for the extension of 10 room at the assisted living facility, which will be expanded to 40,853-square-feet. 

The facility currently has 71 rooms, 89 beds and will be at 98 beds once the expansion is complete.  

Developers to Begin $8.4 Million Assisted Living Project in South Dakota

A North Dakota company that owns and manages senior living communities in seven states has announced that construction will begin on a new $8.4 million assisted living project, local Keloland Television reports.

The Edgewood Senior Living Community will include 48 assisted living apartments and 20 memory care apartments. Amenities include a movie theater, chapel, salon, fitness center, therapy lounge, among a variety of other features. 

The project is scheduled to be completed fall 2014. 

California LGBT Retirement Community Nears Completion

Fountaingrove Lodge, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) retirement community is nearing completion in Santa Rosa, California.

Oakmont Senior Living recently completed construction of Fountaingrove’s apartment models and is offering a first look at life in the community. 

Fountaingrove offers a number of amenities and services to its residents, who can stroll the community’s orchard, meet for a glass of wine in the “wine cave,” as well as formal indoor and outdoor dining rooms. 

The community is also adjacent to a championship golf course and features a fully equipped fitness center with daily exercise classes, hiking trails and an outdoor pool. Other common areas include a library, business center, great hall for special events, pet park, movie theatre and activity rooms.

Fountaingrove Lodge offers craftsman-style apartments and bungalows available in nine different floor plans, ranging from 830 to 2,000-square-feet.

Construction: Completed

Thrive Senior Living Completes Construction on Two Texas Communities

Thrive Senior Living and PinPoint Commercial, LP, have completed construction for two new assisted living and memory care communities in Texas, reports Fort Mill Times

The Legacy at Georgetown, located in Georgetown, Texas, is a 63,000-square-foot facility situated on 4.5 acres of land. The community is adjacent to the full-service Scott and White Georgetown Clinic. 

The community contains 158 total beds, with 116 devote to assisted living and the other 42 to memory care. 

Legacy at Bear Creek, located in Keller, Texas, is a 55,000-square-foot assisted lying and memory care community that contains 116 total beds—90 devoted to assisted living and the other 26 to memory care. 

The community is located near Keller Town Center, a mixd-use development that incorporates a mix of retail and office spaces, with restaurants, entertainment and public gathering places.  

Indiana Assisted Living Community Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting

Wellbrooke of Avon will celebrate its grand opening Wednesday, just across the street from Indiana University Health West Hospital in Avon, Indiana.

The 66,350-square-foot community will offer 30 service-rich assisted living apartments and 70 private and companion suites for those in need of top-of-the-line rehabilitative care or long-term care. 

The community’s design features a hotel-like environment with concierge-style delivery of services and amenities such as four different dining venues, a movie theater, fitness center, hair salon and more. 

Elected officials and representatives from the Avon Chamber of Commerce are scheduled to attend, along with project partners Mainstreet and LCS.

New Assisted Living Community Opens in Ohio 

The Gables of Hudson is the newest senior living community to open in Hudson, Ohio, as it joins two other nearby communities catering to the area’s senior population, Hudson Hub-Times reports.

Built by local Augere Construction Co., The Gables of Hudson assisted living community features 112 rooms with 132 beds. 

Rooms range in size from 380-square-feet to 660-square-feet, and include a living room, kitchenette, bedroom and walk-in bathroom. 

Monthly rents range from $101 a day to $156 per day, however, prices can change, according to a representative from Gables Management Co., which owns the facility. 

New York Senior Community Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

The Village Senior Living Community in Greece, New York, celebrated the grand re-opening of its facility following a $22 million renovation and expansion project, reports Democratic and Chronicle.

The Village broke ground in 2011 on its project, which included a new 40-apartment assisted living community, a 20-apartment memory care community, new common spaces and climate-controlled connections between all buildings on campus. 

The community is located on Unity Health System’s Park Ridge campus on Long Pond Road.  

Pittsburgh-Area Nursing Center Expands Memory Care Unit

Riverside Care Center in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, is a 120-bed nursing home that recently added a 24-bed memory care unit, reports Pittsburgh BusinessTimes.

Riverside’s memory care unit is among seven units developed with management expertise from O’Hara-based Grane Healthcare. 

Architect Richard Manns designed the new wing, which cost $500,000.

Written by Jason Oliva

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