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

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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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