In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/30/16)

(Photo of Sagewood’s Acacia Health Center located in Phoenix, Ariz. — Photo courtesy of Sagewood)

Construction: Planned

Stonecrest Community Planned, Town and Country, Mo.


The official ground breaking in planned for next week in Town and Country, Mo. for Stonecrest, a premier assisted living and memory care community. Stonecrest is managed by Integral Senior Living and plans to open in early 2017.

When complete, the community will have 86 apartments made up of 60 assisted living and 26 memory care suites that will range from studios to two-bedroom suites. There will be chef-prepared meals, a theater, fitness center, spa, library, bistro and coffee bar.

Clarendale Senior Living $40 Million Community Planned, Tenn.


Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced plans to build Clarendale of Hendersonville, a senior living community that will offer independent living, assisted living and memory care. The community will be the fourth in the Clarendale senior living brand.

The site will be about 11 acres and will include 184 residences, restaurant-style dining, a craft room, a bistro, a pub and billiards room, a club room and a library.

Ryan Companies is working with the Nashville-based architecture and engineering firm, HFR Design.

Construction: In process

Somerby Senior Living $50 Million Flagship Community Underway

Somerby Senior Living and its parent company, Dominion Partners, plans to open its flagship senior living community in Franklin, Tenn. in 2017.

The community will be 250,000 square feet and will include some 100,000 square feet of common areas. There will be a total of 209 units. Of these, 136 will be independent living apartments, 48 will be assisted living apartments and 25 will be memory care apartments.

Somerby will feature four dining venues, two theaters, access to medical care with physician space on-site, a health club and indoor pool, an area for physical therapy, a library, media center and multiple indoor and outdoor social areas.

Bethesda Community in Monument, Colo. Breaks Ground

Non-profit, Bethesda Senior Living broke ground on its 21st community in Monument, Colo. The community will be for residents in assisted living and memory care.

Bethesda Gardens Monument will include 60 apartments in a single-story building and plans to open in the fall of 2017. Builders from Brinkmann Construction are involved with this project and the architecture was planned by Lantz-Baggio Architects .

Tutera Senior Living Begins New $9.5 Million Rehab Center, Mo.

Carnegie Village Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Belton, Mo. broke ground earlier this week. The community, by Tutera Senior Living and Health Care, will be added to the Carnegie Village Senior Living Community that opened in 2002.

Carnegie Village Rehabilitation and Health Care will feature 60 fully-furnished private suites, rehabilitation gym, mind-body wellness center, spa, restaurant-style dining with healthy menus created by in-house chefs, a full-service salon and concierge services.

The project was developed by studioSIX5 as well as Nearing Staats Perelogar & Jones Architects and CFS Engineering, both from the Kansas City area. The center is expected to be completed in April 2017.

Construction: Completed

The Residence at Salem Woods Celebrates Opening

LCB Senior Living’s newest community, The Residence at Salem Woods is now open in Salem, N.H. There are 84 independent living, assisted living and memory care apartments in the community.

Residents in independent living will have their own apartment with kitchenette and bathroom, available laundry and cleaning services, three gourmet meals prepared and served restaurant-style and a full activities program. Those in assisted living will have all of the same amenities along with assistance with daily living.

LCB’s Reflections Memory Care services are also available for residents with early stage Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments.

Sagewood’s Acacia Completes $13.2 million Expansion 

Acacia Health Center, in Phoenix, has recently completed an expansion of its five star-rated Acacia Health Center. The expansion doubled its size and included another 36,300 square feet to Acacia Health Center at Sagewood.

There were 60 beds added, which include a new 20-bed memory care neighborhood and 40 skilled nursing suites for a total of 78 skilled nursing beds—62 are private and 12 are semi-private. Each suite has 24/7 nursing and includes a private bath and refrigerator.

The community also added three neighborhood dining rooms, three activity kitchens, three neighborhood living areas and an expanded rehabilitative therapy center.

The general contractor for the Acacia Health Center project was Weitz Company, the architect was Todd & Associates and the interior designer was Spellman Brady Company.

Trilogy Health Services Opens Senior Living Community, Mich.

A new senior living community by Trilogy Health Services is now open in Novi, Mich. The community offers assisted living, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care.

Novi Lakes Health Campus has 88 beds with many private suites with private baths. The facility has a community dining room that serves as a central meeting point.

Other amenities include courtyards, a putting green, ice cream parlor, beauty salons and a state-of-the-art gym. There are also many options for dining that include public and private dining rooms and smaller cafes, which serve chef-prepared meals.

Erickson Living Community Opens, N.J.

Lantern Hill, a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC) managed by Erickson Living, has opened its doors this week in New Providence, N.J. after five years of planning, designing, permitting and building.

Phase one of the project began in April 2014 consisting of 161 independent living apartment homes and 85 continuing care residences where residents can enjoy assisted living, memory care, long term care and short term rehabilitation. Other amenities added during this phase included a fitness center with an indoor swimming pool, restaurants, housekeeping, social and recreational programs and transportation.

Phase two of the project is coming up and will consist of two additional buildings. These new buildings will have 114 independent living apartment homes. In total, Lantern Hill will have 275 independent living apartment homes.

Written by Alana Stramowski

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