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Omega Buys Land for Georgia Community
Omega Communities recently acquired 10 acres of land on the campus of Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia, to develop a 200-bed independent living, assisted living and memory care community.
Construction drawings for the new community, Lake Vista at Eagle’s Landing, are about halfway done, and Omega hopes to break ground toward the end of this year. When complete, Lake Vista will be Omega’s sixth community, with four operating in Florida and Alabama and a fifth under development in Lady Lake, Florida.
Construction: In progress
Solvere to Manage Community Under Construction in Virginia
Solvere Senior Living will manage Aspire at Carriage Hill, a $31.6 million independent living community under construction in Henrico, Virginia.
The 148 one- and two-bedroom rental community will have amenities such as an indoor pool, salon and spa, fitness center, patio, gazebo, outdoor dining area with a fire pit, business center and Wi-Fi lounge, bistro, a full service bar and a dining room.
Bonaventure Realty Group is the community’s developer and owner, and J. Price Architecture is designing it. If all goes accoridng to plan, Aspire at Carriage Hill will open in May, 2019.
Discovery Breaks Ground on Florida Project
Discovery Senior Living held a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest independent living community, Discovery Village At Naples Independent Living in Naples, Florida.
As planned, the community will have one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes with access to a fitness center, clubhouse, club and bar, bistro and ice cream parlor, media center with cognitive brain fitness programs, a movie theater, heated pool and spa, and a beauty salon and barber shop.
Discovery Village At Naples Independent Living is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.
Belmont Village Tops Out in Chicago
Belmont Village Senior Living recently topped out its seven-story senior living community under construction in in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Contractor W.E. O’Neil completed the concrete structure with the final roof placement. Belmont’s plans call for a 120,500-square-foot property with 149 assisted living and memory care units.
The community is currently scheduled to open in the summer of 2019.
Riverwoods Starts Work for New Hampshire CCRC
The RiverWoods Group recently broke ground for RiverWoods Durham, a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Durham, New Hampshire.
As planned, RiverWoods Durham is a non-profit CCRC with 150 independent apartments and a 72-bed health center on an 11-acre campus.
LeCesse Construction of New York is managing the project, with the community scheduled to open in 2019.
South Carolina Community to Expand
Rolling Green Village, a roughly 500-resident senior living community in Greenville, South Carolina, is celebrating its 33-year anniversary by breaking ground on a new expansion project on Aug. 25.
The redevelopment and expansion will include 60 new independent living apartments and 23 single homes and duplexes. The project also will include new dining venues and other multipurpose spaces.
Leisure Care Community Opens Near Denver
Leisure Care is managing a newly opened senior living community near Denver.
The six-floor community, Carillon at Belleview Station, has 163 independent living and assisted living apartments as well as 24 memory care suites.
Amenities include a wellness center with a salon and spa, fitness center and a 1,500 square-foot sky lounge with a bar and an outdoor terrace on the community’s top floor.
Residents of the new community will also get an Amazon Echo Dot, which allows them to listen to their schedules, menus, service plans and appointments.
Capitol Seniors Housing Opens New Jersey Location
Capitol Seniors Housing has opened a new assisted living and memory care community in Mountainside, New Jersey.
The $25 million community, Arbor Terrace Mountainside, has 79 residential suites and amenities for residents such as dining rooms, a library, a movie theater, an activity room, cafe, tavern, salon, spa and a wellness and fitness room.
The community was designed by Meyer Senior Living Studio.
Five Star Opening Four New Ageility Clinics in Washington
Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) is opening four of new Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions clinics throughout the state of Washington in August.
The clinics will be located in Shelton, Bremerton, Burlington and Mount Vernon, marking Ageility’s first operations in the Pacific Northwest. Ageility is Five Star’s rehab and wellness brand, and is centered on physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Five Star will continue to grow its Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions offerings throughout 2018.
LCS Community Now Open Near Chicago
The Carrington at Lincolnwood, a new independent living, assisted living and memory care operated by Life Care Services (LCS), has opened its doors in Lincolnwood, Illinois.
Amenities on the community’s 13-acre campus include an indoor aquatic and fitness center, multiple libraries, a hair salon and spa, gardens, dog-friendly areas and walking paths.
The first residents began moving into the community in April. Carrington at Lincolnwood’s monthly rates start at $2,800.
Other noteworthy projects:
— A senior living community in Ames, Iowa, has plans to nearly triple the size of its campus by adding 231 new units.
— Sunrise Senior Living has plans for an 80-unit senior living community in Vienna, Virginia.
— A new assisted living and memory care community could be in the cards for Mundelein, Illinois.
— Local officials in Roswell, Georgia, have given the go-ahead to plans for a 120-unit assisted living community.
— A senior living community in Xenia, Ohio, plans to expand by adding a new 51-unit apartment building.
— LCB Senior Living is seeking to open a 110-unit senior living community in South Lexington, Massachusetts .
— Plans for a 281-unit Clarendale community are moving ahead in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton.
— A planned 130-unit senior living project in Franklin, Tennessee, could move forward if local officials give their blessing to the project.
— Developer Senior Lifestyle is seeking to build a 125-unit assisted living and memory care community in River Forest, Illinois.
— A planning commission in Elk Grove, California, have given their blessing to plans for a new 151-unit senior living community.
— Construction has started for a new 98-unit independent and assisted living community in Roanoke, Virginia.
— Workers have broken ground on a 118-unit assisted living community in Biloxi, Mississippi.
— Benchmark Senior Living is managing a newly opened, 101-unit senior living community in Smithtown, New York.
— A collaboration between the two non-profit organizations has resulted in a new senior living community in Chardon, Ohio.
— A senior living community has wrapped up work on a new 40,000-square-foot wellness and community center in Ashland, Ohio.
— A senior living community with 79 units has arrived in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Written by Tim Regan