In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/1/16)

Construction: Planned

Formation Development Group Plans Two Senior Living Communities

Atlanta-based developer and investor, Formation Development Group will begin construction soon on two new senior living projects.


The first will be a 180-unit community with a mix of independent living, assisted living and memory care units, located in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. The community will be constructed on a 7-acre plot of land.

The second community will be built in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The 85-unit assisted living and memory care facility will be on a 3-acre area of land.

In addition to these two communities, Formation Development Group has two other projects under construction and five more in development.


Construction: In progress

Faith-Based Community Breaks Ground in Kentucky

A new senior living community is underway in Frankfort, Kentucky. Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort will be a 44,000-square-foot assisted living and memory care facility.

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The $8 million project will include a large courtyard with picnic areas, games, walking paths and sensory gardens, designed for those with memory impairments.

Resident apartments will include spacious closets, custom cabinets, private bathroom, mini-refrigerator, walk/roll-in showers with a seat, 24-hour night lights, emergency call system, cable hookups and private patios in select units.

Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort plans to open summer 2017.

Affordable Senior Housing Project Underway

Located in Vineland, New Jersey, Landis Square Senior Apartments secured $17.8 million in financing for the new construction of 71 affordable apartments for seniors, as well as a ground floor retail space. The project is now under construction

The senior apartments will be for people 55 and older. Residents can choose from one- or two-bedroom units that will range from $124 to $680 per month. Ten of the 71 units will be set aside for seniors with special needs.

Landis Square Senior Apartments is slated to be complete in approximately one year.

Independent Living Units to Open in Florida Community

Ground has broken at a new independent living community in Tampa, Florida. Arbor Terrace Senior Living already has assisted living and memory care residences, but the independent living apartments will offer additional living options for seniors in the area.

There will be 139 units in either one- or two-bedroom options. Each apartment will have stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a washer and dryer and an emergency call system.

Residents will also be able to enjoy a restaurant and bar, private dining room, exercise gym, physical therapy gym, salon, spa with massage services, library, business center, woodworking shop, movie theater, art studio, game room and outdoor salt water pool.

The upgrades will be completed in spring of 2018. The Arbor Company owns the community and Chancey Design Architects and Interiors designed the facility.

Upgrades Underway at Senior Community in Staten Island

The Brielle at Seaview is under new management by Solvere Senior Living and is undergoing a $80,000 facelift. Located in Staten Island, New York, the community offers 98 assisted living and 24 memory care units.

The updates include new architectural appointments, new paint, artwork and furniture. Shuttle services for residents is also part of the upgrade.

Residents who live in The Brielle can utilize amenities such as country kitchens, library, pub, a therapy gym, salon and barber shop and movie theater.

Construction: Completed

Trilogy Health Services Opens 104th Senior Living Community

The 104th senior living community by Trilogy Health Services is now open in Romeo, Michigan. Orchard Grove Health Campus is Trilogy’s 11th community in Michigan.

The community has 108 beds, some of which are in private suites, and offer assisted living, long-term care, memory care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care.

The campus is made up of one main campus building, which includes the health center and the assisted living residence. There is a separate neighborhood for memory care residents.

Residents will have access to courtyards, a putting green, ice cream parlor, beauty salon and a state-of-the-art therapy gym.

Texas Senior Living Community Opens New Residence Building

Eagle’s Trace in Houston, Texas has expanded its 70-acre campus with the addition of a new residence building for independent living.

The new Erickson Living building, Amarillo Terrace includes 108 independent living units with open-concept floor plans, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, screened-in porches and patios for some residences.

Residents of Amarillo Terrace also have access to a new media room, fitness center, other meeting spaces and an upscale restaurant with a large dining room, a happy hour lounge and an outdoor dining patio.

The independent living building is connected to the main clubhouse of Eagle’s Trace by a climate-controlled walkway where residents can enjoy a medical center, convenience store, salon and bank.

JHP Architecture designed Amarillo Terrace and Whiting Turner was the general contractor.

Written by Alana Stramowski

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