In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/21/16)

(Rendering of Windsor Run, located in Matthews, N.C. — Photo courtesy of Erickson Living)

Construction: Planned

Senior Housing Community Planned, Minn.


A new senior housing community is planned on 5.8 acres of land in North Napa, Minn. The Napa Senior Housing development will be 195,000 square feet and stand three stories tall.

There will be 174 units that will provide a combination of independent living apartments, assisted living apartments, memory care apartments and care suites.

Residents will also be able to enjoy a coffee and snack bistro, a fitness center, which will offer classes and wellness programs, a hair salon and spa, a deli and an outdoor dining deck.

Napa Senior Housing is being developed by Oppidan Investment Company and will be operated by Watermark.

$29.5 Million Senior Living Community Ground Breaking Planned

A new upscale senior living community in Johnston, Iowa will break ground this fall. The WesleyLife Community, Brio, will offer independent living, assisted living, a skilled residential environment designed for those with memory loss and short-term skilled care/rehab.

Brio is being designed around the organization’s Communities for Health Living model. This will be the fourth WesleyLife community in the the Des Moines metro area and eighth in the state.

Construction: In process

Koelsch Communities Breaks Ground in Arlington Heights, Ill.

Late last week, Koelsch Communities broke ground on the Waverly Inn Campus in Arlington Heights, Ill.

The $17.6 million community will feature Waverly Inn Memory Care Community for 72 residents who require services related to memory loss, as well as Waverly Cottages, which will include four resident homes in a neighborhood setting.

The community will also offer its Personal Touch Care program, which is a holistic approach aimed at maintaining resident’s wellbeing and self-worth.

Waverly Inn Campus is anticipated to open summer 2017.

Timber Ridge Community $154.5 Million Expansion Nears Completion

A resort-style Life Plan Community, Timber Ridge at Talus, has reached 80% competition for Phase II of its expansion.

Located at the base of Cougar Mountain in Issaquah, Wash., the $154.5 million expansion will add 145 independent living apartments, an expanded Briarwood Health Center with 14 private assisted living apartments, a new 12-bed memory care neighborhood and nine private nursing suites.

The expansion also includes a new larger dining venue, indoor swimming pool and 190-seat auditorium. The memory care suites and auditorium will open this month.

Timber Ridge at Talus will have 15 different apartment home floor plans that range in size from one- to four-bedroom plus den homes.

The developer and manager of the community is Life Care Services (LCS).

New Senior Living Community Underway, Wheatfield, N.Y.

Construction has begun for a new senior living community, Wheatfield Commons, in Wheatfield, N.Y. The $9.4 million project will have 114 beds for assisted living and memory care residents in the 55,000 square-foot community.

Residents will have the choice between a fully-furnished private or semi-private unit with kitchenettes. Suites will feature a large bedroom and a living and dining area. The building also includes lounges, activity space, a bathing spa and access to a doctor and staff support.

Wheatfield Commons is being developed by DePaul Developmental Services.

Erickson Living Celebrates Groundbreaking for Windsor Run

The first phase of the construction at Windsor Run in Matthews, N.C. was celebrated last week. Phase I of this continuing care retirement community will include 216 independent living apartments with over 30 floorpans for residents to choose from.

In this phase, a 50,000 square-foot clubhouse will be built and is anticipated to be complete in early 2018. When Windsor Run is fully complete there will be 900 residences.

The general contractor for the project is Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Lantz-Boggio is serving as the architect.

Construction Started on $95.5 Million Senior Housing Community, Laguna Nigel, Calif.

A new senior living community by Steadfast Senior Living LLC, Crestavilla, is underway in Laguna Nigel, Calif.

The high-end community is being constructed by commercial builder, Bernards, developed by Flintridge Partners LLC, and will deliver a range of services.

Crestavilla will be 211,387 square feet and will be set on 11.5 acres of land. The community will feature 112 independent living units, 72 assisted living units and 36 memory care beds.

The community was designed by William Hezmalhalch Architects based in Santa Ana, Calif.

The project is slated for competition in November 2017.

Five Surpass Senior Living Communities Underway, Phoenix

Surpass Senior Living LLC has five Mariposa Point senior living communities under construction. The Dallas-based firm, McFarlin Group, LLC invested $80 million into the projects.

The communities will include: Mariposa Point of Gilbert, which will have 83 units for over 120 residents; Mariposa Point of Surprise, which will consist of 76 assisted living units; Mariposa Point of Mesa, which will have 83 units of assisted living as well as memory care and Mariposa Point of Algodon, which will consist of 80 units of assisted living and memory care.

The fifth community has yet to be announced.

Construction: Completed

$12.5 Million Memory Care Community Opens in Tinley Park, Ill.

Anthem Memory Care has opened its ninth community is Tinley Park, Ill.

Porter Place will be home to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The community will offer 82 resident suites with a selection of private with private bath, private with shared bath or shared with shared bath.

Each unit includes smart technology to help respond to individual residents’ needs while respecting dignity and privacy. The community features two large satellite kitchens with bar-style counters to encourage residents to get involved with food prep as well as serve as a social gathering area.

Porter Place also features a secure outdoor courtyard with a walking path, a putting green and raised garden beds, which are accessible for those in wheelchairs.

Development and construction of Porter Place was by LTC Properties. CB Two Architects designed the community and Adair Group and Pickus Construction were general contractors.

Written by Alana Stramowski

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