In the Pipeline: Integral Building in California, Artis Plans Third Ohio Community

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Construction: Planned

Artis Senior Living to Open Ohio Memory Care Community


Artis Senior Living has purchased a nearly six-acre plot of land in Mayfield Village, Ohio, with the intention of building a one-story, 72-unit memory care community.

Commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank arranged the sale of the two land parcels and recently announced the deal. Artis paid about $1.5 million for the land, according to Crain’s Cleveland Business.

The new community will be the McLean, Virginia-based senior living provider’s third memory care property in Ohio.


Carlton Senior Living Wins Approval for $30 Million Project in California

The Sonoma County Board of Zoning Adjustments recently approved Carlton Senior Living’s plans for a new senior living complex (pictured above) just north of Santa Rosa, California, in Sonoma County.

As planned, the project will include 134 rental apartments with independent living, assisted living and memorytcare options ranging in size from studios to two bedrooms. Services for residents will include cooked-from-scratch meals, housekeeping and laundry services, on-demand transportation, activities, cable television and internet services.

Work for the community will begin soon, with construction projected to last approximately 14 months. Concord, California-based Carlton Senior Living is the owner and operator of 11 existing senior living communities in Northern California.

Active Lifestyle Homes Planned in Georgia

A community for adults age 55 or older is in the works for Carrollton, Georgia.

Windmill Park at Brown’s Farm, an Epcon Communities development, will have nearly ranch 200 homes with design features such as front porches, walk-up “bonus rooms,” screened porches and sunrooms. Community-wide perks for residents include a clubhouse, pocket parks, pickleball, bocce ball and access to local shopping and dining.

Traton Homes is building the community, which will be available for pre-sale starting in May. Prices start in the mid $200,000s.

Construction: In progress

Work Underway for Integral Senior Living Project in California

Construction crews are hard at work building Loma Clara Senior Living, a new assisted living community in Morgan Hill, California, that will be managed by Integral Senior Living.

The property will have 67 assisted living and memory care units. Large common areas, lounges, a bistro, spa, salon, fitness center, movie theater, game room, computer lab and library are just some of the community’s perks for residents. Other amenities include a fireplace, dog park, fountain, barbecue grill, putting green, gardens and walking paths.

SBI Builders, which first started moving dirt last October, expects construction to be completed in early 2019, with move-ins starting soon after. The community was designed by HPI Architecture.

Construction: Complete

Erickson Living Adds Independent Living Building to Massachusetts CCRC

Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Hingham, Massachusetts, opened Willard Square, its ninth independent living residential building.

The new seven-story building adds 104 new independent living apartment homes to the community, with additional common area spaces to accommodate the growing number of resident activities and clubs.

Linden Ponds is situated on a 108-acre campus and is home to nearly 1,300 residents.

Ritz-Carlton Developer and HRA Open Senior Living Community in Dallas

Senior housing owner and developer Silverstone Healthcare Company has partnered with Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) to officially open a new senior living community in Dallas.

The eight-story community, HarborChase of The Park Cities, will serve as the brand’s flagship location with high-end features geared toward a “luxury” buyer. Rents at HarborChase of The Park Cities will range from $6,500 per month to about $12,000 per month, though average rent is expected to be approximately $7,500.

Silverstone is no stranger to upscale development projects. The company’s president and CEO developed the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dallas when he helped run Crescent Real Estate Equities Inc., a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) sold to Morgan Stanley in 2007.

Read more about this project on Senior Housing News.

Arizona Community Holds Grand Opening After Renovation, Expansion Project

Yuma Senior Living, a 151-unit community in Yuma, Arizona, recently unveiled its newly renovated and expanded independent and assisted living facilities.

The project included an expansion of its dining facility to allow year-round patio dining, a dedicated dog park and recreation area, new water features, gardens, a fitness and rehabilitation facility, bocce ball court and more than 10,000 square feet of additional green spaces for residents.

A Phoenix-based investor acquired the property with the intention of giving it a facelift earlier this year.

California Campus Gets New Solar Panel System

Senior living provider Generations LLC is poised to commission a new photovoltaic solar system at Paradise Village, its independent, assisted living and memory care community in National City, California.

The new system is expected to produce about 1 million kWh of electricity per year, which represents approximately 40% of the campus’ annual electricity usage. It was installed by NW Photon Energy, a commercial solar company based out of Portland, Oregon, and financed by an $82 million dollar “green loan” structured by Walker & Dunlop.

Development took roughly three years.

Other noteworthy projects:


— A senior living community with 277 independent living, assisted living and memory care units is planned to open in Shakopee, Minnesota.

— Senior housing could be part of a planned $100 million mixed-use project in Commerce Township, Michigan.

— Newly filed plans call for a new 170-unit independent and assisted living development in Bartlett, Illinois.

— A 70-unit independent living community is in the works for in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

— Local officials in Lawrenceville, Georgia, have given their blessing to a rezoning request that would allow the construction of a 216-unit senior living community there.

— A hearing is scheduled in Rotterdam, New York, for the development of a 496-unit senior living community at a golf course there.

— A developer seeks to invest $4 million to transform a nursing home in Pttsfield, Massachusetts, into an independent living community.

— Local officials have given the go-ahead to a proposal from CA Senior Living Holdings to develop a 182-unit senior living community in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.

— Plans for a new senior housing project in Lansing, New York, are finally moving forward after nearly seven years since it was first proposed.

— Artis Senior Living is mulling whether to open a 184-room senior living community in the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.

In progress

— Work is underway for a new $24 million, 130-unit independent living community in Indianapolis.

— A groundbreaking ceremony will commence on April 28 for a 52-unit a assisted living residence in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

— A church-led development group is poised to break ground on a new 105-unit affordable senior living complex in Atlanta.


— New York-based senior living company Calamar is planning a $15 million, 132-unit independent living community in Topeka, Kansas.

— Five Star Senior Living has wrapped up renovations for its 51-unit Jefferson Manor community in Kokomo, Indiana.

— Artis Senior Living has opened Artis Senior Living of the South Hills, a 72-unit community with memory care services in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

Written by Tim Regan

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