In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/16/17)

Construction: Planned

Work to Begin Soon On Senior Living Facility in Virginia

A 230,000-square-foot senior living facility is scheduled to break ground at the end of this March in Fairfax, Virginia.


The project, by IntegraCare, will include 91 independent living units, 79 assisted living units, 24 memory care units and 16 units for high-acuity patients.

The project is expected to be complete by 2020.

Resort-Style Senior Living To Break Ground Next Week in Tennessee


In Chattanooga, Tennessee, a resort-style senior living community is planned to break ground next week. The community, Ashwood Square, will have studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom floor plans to choose from starting at $2,900 per month, reports.

The apartments will range in size from 566 square feet to 1,206 square feet.

Ashwood Square will cost about $30 million to construct and will be owned and operated by Resort Lifestyle Communities.

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Amenities will include flexible dining hours, weekly housekeeping, valet parking, concierge, an in-house bank, pharmacy, movie theater, gift shop and salon.

Construction: In progress

Construction Begins on $27.5 Million Senior Community in Virginia

The Greenspring senior living community in Springfield, Virginia, is constructing Dogwood Commons, which will include assisted living and memory care residences.

The new building will be four stories high, 77,500 square feet and cost $27.5 million. Dogwood Commons will feature 59 assisted living apartment homes and 30 memory care suites.

Construction is expected to take 13-15 months and reservations will start being accepted in spring 2018.

Greenspring is developed and managed by Erickson Living. The general contractor for Dogwood Commons is Harvey Cleary Builders and Lantz-Boggio is the architect.

Ground Broken on Memory Care Residences in Tampa, Florida

Watercrest Senior Living began construction on a new memory care residence in Tampa, Florida. Market Street Memory Care Residence will have 64 units and will open to residents in January 2018, reports.

The community will have abundant natural light, courtyards with gardens inside the community and visual cueing to help those with memory care and other dementias. Other amenities will include a news stand, art gallery, bakery, salon and spa.

The architect for the project is LifeBuilt Architecture.

Construction: Complete

Senior Community Now Open in Texas

Sodalis at Stone Oak is now open in San Antonio, Texas. The assisted living and memory care community has 63 units in total. Forty-two are dedicated to assisted living and 21 are for memory care.

The community is decorated with large-scale lights, water features and has wine and coffee bars. Other amenities include a state-of-the-art gym, dining room, “green kitchen” with customizable fresh and organize food options.

Sodalis at Stone Oak is operated by Sodalis Senior Living.

Senior Apartments Host Grand Opening in Pasadena, California

Located in Pasadena, California, Heritage Square Senior Apartments is now open for adults 55 and older with lower incomes. There are 70 apartments in the building.

Residents of the building will be able to enjoy a community room with a full kitchen, a library and reading room and an outdoor courtyard.

Heritage Square was developed by BRIDGE Housing, KTGY Group was the architect on the project and the general contractor was Dreyfuss Construction Inc.

Pedestrian Walkway Opens at Life Plan Community in Washington

Timber Ridge in Issaquah, Washington, a resort-style senior living community, has opened a mosaic tiled pedestrian walkway that runs throughout the community.

The walkway in the 329-residence Life Plan Community includes a mosaic mural of a raven that is 8 feet by 13 feet, inspired by designs of Pacific Northwest Coastal Native Americans.

Timber Ridge was also the first national senior living community to be awarded Silver LEED by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Written by Alana Stramowski

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