In case you missed it, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week:
Texas Senior Housing Newcomer Avanti Plans 7 New Communities for 2014—The relative newcomer to senior living development and operations, Avanti Senior Living, announced it has plans to develop seven new properties this year in Texas—and beyond.
High-End Senior Housing Developer Finds New Niche in More Affordable Option—Zooming in on the need for a solution that falls between affordable senior housing and high end luxury living, one developer is seeing major interest in a sweet spot that appeals to the middle-income resident.
Sex and the Senior Living Community: N.Y. Times—The Times took a look at sex in senior living, as well as the dangers it can pose to residents and those who care for them.
Titan Development, LCS Partner for 10-Site Senior Living Pipeline—Titan and LCS talked plans for their development pipeline, projected at around $266 million. The partnership will begin development in several states in the south and southeast, with growth plans ahead.
Watercrest Partners with Swedish Investor on $500 Million Senior Housing Pipeline—Domestic operator Watercrest announced it is partnering with a Swedish investor on plans to develop roughly $500 million in senior housing in the United States over the next five years. The development will begin in Florida with a groundbreaking planned for April of this year.
Written by Elizabeth Ecker