In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/2/17)

Construction: Planned

Community for 55+ Proposed in Pennsylvania

A community for adults 55 and older has been proposed in Goochland County, Pennsylvania, by developer HHHunt Communities.


The proposed plan would include 520 homes and amenities such as a pool, walking trails and open green spaces on 208 acres of land.

If the plan is approved, construction would begin in early 2018.

Affordable Senior Housing Community Planned


A new senior housing community has been given approval in Marmora, New Jersey. The community will be a United Methodist Community and will feature 51 units.

The three-story building will be built on an old soccer field.

Currently, the nonprofit organization is waiting to hear back from the state Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency for funding for the project. They are expected to have an answer by July.

Construction: In progress

Phase IV Underway on Senior Community in Illinois

A senior community in Northbrook, Illinois, is about to start its final phase of construction on The Lodge at Northbrook.

Phase I consisted of 58 units, Phase II included the construction of 20 units and Phase III included 18 units. The final phase incorporates 60 independent living apartments and eight assisted living units. Each residence will have either one bedroom, two bedrooms or two bedrooms and a den.

The 150,000-square-foot Phase IV will include the construction of amenities like an expanded fitness center, an additional dining room, commercial kitchen and salon. There will also be an expansion in parking within the community with 66 additional garage spaces and 42 surface parking spaces.

Essex Communities will manage the property and McShane Construction Company is building it.

The project is expected to be complete in May 2018.

Construction Started on $31 Million Community in Florida

Thrive at Naples in Naples, Florida, is underway, Naples Herald reports. The community will include 198 residences with options for independent living, assisted living and memory care.

Thrive at Naples will feature pneumatic fitness equipment for residents, keyless entry doors, large touchscreen controls and social events including movie matinees and rooftop happy hours.

Fortress Ventures will own the community and Thrive Senior Living will manage it, once complete.

Construction: Complete

Assisted Living Community Now Accepting Applications

Located in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, an assisted living facility in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is complete and is accepting resident applications.

Parker House Assisted Living at Quincy Village has been under construction for two years and was based on the “small house” design.

The $10 million project features a cluster of three assisted living houses with 16 residences in each. Each resident will have their own private room and personal space with various shared spaces throughout the community including a community patio, front hall, living room, den, dining room and kitchen.

The design of the community creates shorter walking distances for residents to their bedrooms and living areas.

Parker House Assisted Living at Quincy Village is a Presbyterian Senior Living community.

Construction Complete on $20 Million Benchmark Senior Living Expansion in Connecticut

A Benchmark Senior Living continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Stamford, Connecticut—Edgehill—has finished its $20 million expansion. The renovations include a new memory care wing, a more spacious and upgraded sub-acute rehabilitation facility, and upgraded and enhanced independent living residences.

The memory care wing, the Harbor Wing, is a 15,700-square-foot memory care neighborhood. There are 22 apartment homes in the Harbor Wing, and it also includes a dining room, activities room, activities area and a secure outdoor patio.

The independent living renovations included an expanded casual dining restaurant, a rooftop garden, a parlor and entertainment room, a fitness center, a massage therapy room and nine new independent living apartments with wood floors, tile bathrooms, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

Senior Living Campus Opens in Indiana

Trilogy Health Services’ third senior living campus in Evansville, Indiana, was opened this month. North River Health Campus will offer assisted living, long-term care, short-term rehab, transitional care, respite care and adult day services.

In a few months the community will open its last area of the new North River Health Campus that will include 30 independent living villas for active seniors.

Seniors on the campus will be able to enjoy a central dining room below a windowed pergola, a cafe, private dining, a state-of-the-art therapy gym, beauty salon, ice cream parlor, computer lab, multiple courtyards and outdoor covered porches.

Written by Alana Stramowski

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