In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/26/17)

Construction: Planned

Maplewood Senior Living Plots Community in Connecticut

Local zoning officials have given the go-ahead to a planned Maplewood Senior Living community in Westport, Connecticut.


The senior living provider and the Coastal Construction Group are slated to gain approval to build up to 200 mixed-level senior care units, reports Westport News.

Officials Bless Plans for Community in Kansas

The city council of Shawnee, Kansas, has given the green light to a preliminary development plan for a proposed $15 million, 132-unit senior independent living.


Developer Calamar Enterprises is seeking to build the 150,282-square-foot, three-story community, according to the Shawnee Mission Post. Planned amenities include a theater, chapel, education room and lounge.

If all goes according to plan, Calamar would break ground next year.

Senior Community Coming to Florida

An assisted living and memory care community is in the works for Boynton Beach, Florida.

The community, Courtyard Gardens, will be a one-story, 51,258-square-foot building with enough room for about 150 seniors, reports myPalmBeachPost.

$25 Million Assisted Living Given Go-Ahead in Massachusetts

The developers of a planned $25 million, 95-unit assisted living community in Chicopee, Massachusetts, have cleared a crucial hurdle to construction.

Local zoning officials recently gave the project a preliminary go-ahead, according to MassLive, a local news site.

The community will have an exercise area and a music room, and will also have outdoor seating areas and amenities.

Construction: In progress

Capella to Manage New Community in Colorado

Capella Living Solutions will manage a forthcoming community in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The community, Melody Living, will have 79 independent living, assisted living and memory are apartments, according to a press release. Cedarwood Development is developing the property, which is slated to open in the spring of 2018.

$76.5 Million Expansion Project Underway at Virginia CCRC

Work is now underway for a $76.5 million expansion project at Frasier Meadows, a non-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Boulder, Colorado.

The plan includes 98 additional independent living apartments, a new arts and education building, an expanded wellness center, and renovations of the CCRC’s dining venues.

Pinkard Construction, a local construction company, and Hord Coplan Macht Architects are also working on the project.

North Carolina Community to Open in January

Work is scheduled to wrap up in January for a new assisted living community in Bryson City, North Carolina.

Bryson Senior Living will have room for about 50 seniors and amenities such as Wi-Fi, in-room cable TV and a full activities program, according to the Smoky Mountain Times.

Wisconsin Memory Care Community Nears Completion

A senior living community close to opening a new memory care wing in Racine, Wisconsin.

St. Monica’s Memory Care is a 24-room, $7.7 million project at St. Monica’s Senior Living, an assisted-living community.

Residents are scheduled to begin moving in after Thanksgiving, reports the Journal Times, a local publication.

Providence Place Breaks Ground on Pennsylvania Community

Providence Place Senior Living has broken ground on a 113-unit community in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Providence Place will provide assisted living and memory care at the planned community, reports the Mercury News.

Construction: Complete

Spectrum Retirement Opens Ohio Community

Work is now complete for a new Spectrum Retirement Communities location just outside Columbus, Ohio.

The 137,000-square-foot independent living community, Sycamore Creek Senior Living, has 132 residences that are pet-friendly and range in size from studio apartments to two-bedroom units, according to a press release. Amenities include anytime dining, classes, a full-service salon and planned trips and events.

By the end of the year, Spectrum will have five communities open in Columbus.

Presbyterian Senior Living Completes $14.4 Million Expansion at Pennsylvania Community

Presbyterian Senior Living recently opened Westminster Place at Ware Apartments, a 61-unit apartment building at its Ware Presbyterian Village community in Oxford, Pennsylvania.

The $14.4 million expansion includes 31 affordable units, reports the Central Penn Business Journal.

Affordable Senior Housing Opens in California

A 42-apartment affordable housing building for seniors has opened in Berkley, California.

Local officials and members of the surrounding community recently held a grand opening for the project, according to the Daily Californian.

Written by Tim Regan

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