In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/15/15)

Construction: Planned

Integral Senior Living to Begin San Diego Assisted Living Development

Integral Senior Living has announced a community it is managing near Rancho Santa Fe, California, outside of San Diego, will soon break ground. Santaluz Senior Living is will be a new assisted living and memory care community anticipated to break ground in mid-2015.


“We are looking forward to getting started on Santaluz Senior Living, a community that represents the best care offered in Assisted Living and Memory Care for residents. Our team has designed a spectacular Tuscan farmhouse style community and we are eager to be working with ISL, a proven management company that brings incredible talent and expertise to Santaluz,” said Carl Gustafson, president of Aldea Partners, Integral’s partner on the project.

The community will have 64 residences including 47 assisted living units and 17 memory care units.

Ryan Companies Plans to Build $38 Million Illinois Life Care Services Community


A proposal by Ryan Companies and Life Care Services to develop a $38 million senior living facility in Algonquin, Illinois, received early support from Algonquin Village trustees where it will be located, according to the Northwest Herald. Following approval, the project expects to begin construction in April, 2015.

The project plans to develop a community that will include 76 independent living units, 56 assisted living units and 54 memory care units and will be managed by Life Care Services.

Shakopee, Minn. Plans Senior Living Apartment Building

A Minneapolis-area senior living development is projected to open in 2016 to offer assisted living and independent living. Being developed by the city of Shakopee, near Minneapolis, The Henderson will be a 55-plus apartment building with two thirds independent living and one third assisted living, according to the StarTribune.

Construction will require a zoning change, according to the report, though it’s already garnering some support from parishioners of the church which currently owns the development land. Wilson Development Services is the the property acquisition firm involved in the project.

American House to Develop 194 Units in Estero, Fla.

American House is expecting to begin construction this month on a 194-unit community in Estero, Florida; the second property for the Michigan-based developer in Southwest Florida.

American House Coconut Point will be south of Lee Memorial Health System’s planned $140 million Estero healthcare village, according to the News-Press. The medical village anticipates opening as early as 2017.

Fifty-four units will be dependent care, according to the report. The community will have a spa, salon, massage therapists and medical components. The center is one of four assisted-living communities that are being proposed in Estero and going through the zoning process.

Construction: In process

Legacy Community Partners Under Way on North Carolina CCRC Development

Legacy Community Partners is under way on development of The Charles, a continuing care retirement community in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

The senior housing and health care development has completed electrical power and its developer is starting to work with infrastructure contractors to come up with pricing and timelines for the first portion of the project’s completion, according to a Star News report.

According to the report, The Charles will offer up to 2,250 housing units for sale or rent.

“We are in the final stages of lease negotiations with several tenants for our health care facility and campus,” Robert J. Duffy, partner in Legacy Community Partners LLC, told the publication.

The development will also include mixed use commercial space including shopping and dining.

Wichita Presbyterian Manor Constructs First Phase of $35 Million Campus Transformation

Wichita Presbyterian Manor, in Wichita, Kansas, has unveiled the first phase of a $35 million campus transformation that includes construction of 48 assisted living apartments, 24 memory care suites and 50 skilled nursing suites, in addition to a Post-Acute to Home (PATH) rehabilitation wing and new common spaces.

The transformation will allow the existing community provide memory care in a uniquely designed neighborhood.

Construction of phase two of the transformation began in November, and includes The Westerly Residences.

Construction: Completed

Maryland Senior Living Community Adds Memory Care Units

Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville, Maryland, has announced the opening of 35 newly renovated private rooms for residents with memory care needs. Managed by Erickson Living, the community says it built memory care units to serve all potential residents.

“Memory care is necessary for the residents of Charlestown who require specialized services that go beyond those in a traditional care model,” said Matt Rosewag, Director of Continuing Care. “The focus is one of a holistic nature and allows residents to remain on campus and receive the care they need.”

Louisiana Park Provence Assisted Living Re-Opens After Renovation

Park Provence in Slidell, Louisiana, is celebrating the completion of $1 million in renovations under Schonberg & Associates’ new ownership of the community.

An assisted living and memory care community, Park Provence was formerly known as Camellia Gardens and was acquired in September 2014 by Schonberg & Associates—the owner of several other area communities.

The community includes 82 units, including an entire floor that caters exclusively to memory care. There are 15 different floor plans offered to residents.

Written by Elizabeth Ecker

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