In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/21/16)

(The Lodge of Northbrook in Northbrook, Ill. — Photo courtesy of The McShane Companies)

Construction: Planned

Parkland Memory Care Plans New Facility in Ariz.

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Last week, developers received city council approval to rezone a 4.5 acre site in Chandler, Ariz. that will be home to the Parkland Memory Care community.

The property, which is being developed by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Medical Development Partners, will be a 36,377-square-foot, single-story memory care facility that will also include two medical office buildings.

Project plans call for 72 beds—the majority being private units—with a unit mix consisting of companion apartments, private suites, and deluxe private suites.

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Amenities include 24-hour nursing care, attractively landscaped grounds, three secured interior courtyards, activity rooms, an in-house salon and walking paths.

Architecture will embrace a Tuscan ranch design, with elements of stone, large beam trellis features, concrete tiled roof and decorative lighting. Plans also call for extensive landscaping, including the creation of two small citrus groves that the community intends to use for activities and gatherings, along with a dramatic date palm-lined entry on both Appleby and Arizona Avenue.

Ore.-based Lenity Architecture designed the building, while landscape architecture is provided by Ryan & Associates.

JF Construction Company is scheduled to begin construction summer 2016. Upon the community’s completion in 2017, Parkland Memory Care will be operated by Ore.-based Seasons Management Group.

Parkland Memory Care will be located at 3500 S. Arizona Avenue in Chandler, Ariz.

Construction: In process

Developers Break Ground on Chicagoland Senior Living Community

Gurnee, Ill.-based general contractor William A. Randolph, Inc. has broken ground on a new senior living community in Long Grove, Ill., a suburb located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, reports REBusinessOnline.

Long Grove Senior Care will be a two-story, 100-unit community providing assisted living and memory care. Situated on 10 acres, the facility will feature amenities including a bistro, a pub and billiards room, outdoor patios, walking paths, gardens, a theater and a greenhouse.

WM A. Randolph was selected by GART Partners to build the community.

Thrive Senior Living Breaks Ground on Ala. Community

Atlanta-based Thrive Senior Living announced this week that it is breaking ground on its newest community, Thrive at Jones Farm, located in Huntsville, Ala.

The new two-story, 93-unit assisted living and memory care community will feature luxuriously appointed suites, a fitness center, hair and nail salon, a doctor’s office, chapel and several courtyards that offer access to the campus’ outdoor grounds.

Within the community, interior finishes include warm tones and the use of stone, wood and granite surfaces in a lodge-like environment.

Throughout the community, Thrive will utilize an advanced electronic health record platform in efforts to create a digital environment that integrates communication, medication management and individual care plans for its residents. Additionally, the technology will enable community care teams to have access to residents’ full health picture, thereby allowing a more holistic approach to care.

Other tech systems will include keyless RFID access control and “smart suites” with motion sensing technology aimed at improving the daily life for residents and their families.

The Thrive at Jones Farm property is a joint venture between Thrive Senior Living, local investors and Chicago-based Harrison Street Real Estate Capital.

Construction financing is provided by Synovus Bank, which is serving the local market as First Commercial Bank. Meanwhile, construction is being provided by Atlanta-based Freese Johnson; architectural services by THW Design, also of Atlanta; and Austin, Texas-based Studio Six5.

Thrive at Jones Farm will be located on Cecil Ashburn Drive in Jones Valley, near the intersection of 4 Mile Post Rd. SE and Carl T. Jones Dr. SE.

Thrive anticipates a welcome center will open near the project site in the summer of 2016, with a grand opening expected in early 2017.

Developers Expect Summer Completion for 100-Unit Minn. Project

Construction is expected to be completed this summer for Chateau Waters, a new senior living community in Sartell, Minn., reports local station AM 1240 WJON.

The new 100-unit development may open as early as July as exterior work nears completion and workers will begin painting, tiling and cabinetry for the building next month.

Amenities for the new community include pickleball courts, a pool, restaurant, movie theater and community rooms.

Construction: Completed

McShane Construction Company Completes Ill. Project for Essex Communities

This week, Rosemont, Ill.-based McShane Construction Company announced the completion of the third phase of construction at The Lodge of Northbrook, an Essex Communities senior living facility in Northbrook, Ill.

Located on a six-acre site, The Lodge of Northbrook now offers 18 additional one- and two-bedroom units, as well as two-bedroom floor plans equipped with dens. Each private residence features a spacious kitchen, a private patio terrace, large closets, in-unit washers and dryers, along with high-end finishes such as granite countertops, hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances.

The 44,764-square-foot expanded portion of the complex provides direct access to a variety of community amenities, as well as access to the community’s underground parking garage, which was constructed by McShane during the first development phase.

In total, Phase II includes an additional elevator, a new bistro cafe with commercial kitchen and the underground parking expansion. Exterior finishes created during this phase integrate with the community’s existing residential structure, using the same masonry and shake-style siding facade, window systems and color scheme.

McShane Construction also previously completed the community’s original 58-unit Phase I and the 20-unit Phase II projects.

JSSH Architects, Inc. was the architect of the initial two development phases, and provided the architectural services for Phase III.

The Lodge of Northbrook is located at 2220 Founders Drive in Northbrook, Ill., a northern suburb of Chicago.

Trilogy Health Services, Mainstreet Open New Post-Acute Facility

Louisville, Ky.-based senior living operator and Carmel, Ind.-based developer Mainstreet announced the opening of of their newest project, a post-acute care facility in Mooresville, Ind.

The Springs of Mooresville is a 70-bed, 48,034-square-foot property specializing in short-term rehabilitation and transitional care stays. The facility offers a home-like setting, featuring chef-prepared meals, private suites with private baths, and services specially tailored to meet residents’ individual preferences.

Amenities include a large therapy gym, an outdoor rehabilitation courtyard, a movie theatre, game room, a spa, pub and restaurant-style dining.

Residents living at The Springs of Mooresville will also benefit from Trilogy’s Home Again Personal Wellness Plan. This plan, which is provided to residents before their return home, educates them on their diagnoses as well as the lifestyle changes needed to manage their health conditions.

The Springs of Mooresville is the 99th health campus for Trilogy, which will host a community open house on Sunday, January 24.

This February, Trilogy will celebrate its 100th health campus with the opening of River Terrace Health Campus in Madison, Ind.

JRI Interior Design Completes Phase I of Libertyville Manor SNF Remodel

Lincolnshire, Ill.-based JRI Interior Design recently completed the first phase of Libertyville Manor’s new 62-bed rehabilitation wing within their skilled care community in Libertyville, Ill.

Libertyville Manor underwent a complete renovation that includes all new furniture and finishes to support the needs of residents, staff and families, a spokesman from JRI Interior Design told SHN.

The renovation also included updates to the facility’s administrative areas, dining, lounges, nurse stations and resident bathing.

Phase II, which will accommodate 62 skilled nursing beds, is slated to begin in early 2016.

Written by Jason Oliva

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