In the Pipeline: Mixed-Use Senior Housing; LCS to Manage $150M Community in Florida

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Construction: Planned

Dallas Community Announces Expansion


Presbyterian Village North, a non-profit senior living community in Dallas, has announced a new expansion project.

Early plans call for the community to add a new independent living building featuring 102 one- and two-bedroom apartment homes, some that have views of a lake. Each residence will come with full kitchens in addition to washers and dryers. The work will include replacing an old building with a new one, and connecting it to the the main hub of the campus. Presbyterian Village North also plans to enhance some commons areas under the project.

Construction is slated to begin in the first quarter of 2020, with move-ins anticipated in 2021.


Developer Sets Plans for Missouri Senior Housing Project

The Landwide Development Corporation has plans to build a $22 million mixed-use independent living community in the St. Louis suburb of Wildwood.

The community, called the Prime Place at Wildwood Town Center, will have 48 independent living apartments along with a public restaurant and 10,000 square feet of retail space on the building’s main level. The apartments range in size from 680 to 1,300 square feet, and will have full-size kitchens with granite counter tops and stainless-steel appliances, modern fixtures, porches and balconies, central heating and air conditioning, in-unit washers and dryers, and sound-resistant construction.

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Planned community amenities include a club room, game area, lobby with a fireplace and coffee bar, secured parking, complimentary transportation and valet, a fitness room, storage lockers, and private access to the building’s restaurant and shops.

Workers are slated to break ground on the Prime Place at Wildwood Town Center in the summer of 2019, and wrap up construction in 2020. KAI Design & Build is the project’s architect, engineer and general contractor.

Atlanta Life Plan Community Announces $100 Million Expansion

Lenbrook, a life plan community in Atlanta, is planning a $100 million expansion project dubbed Kingsboro at Lenbrook.

As planned, the expansion will bring with it 53 new residences house within two areas called Flats and Villas. The Flats will offer 39 residences in a five-story building, while the Villas will consist of three buildings with four or five residences each. The expansion will also include an enclosed connector between Kingsboro at Lenbrook and the life plan community’s main campus. Lenbrook will also provide residents an on-demand shuttle service to take them to the main campus.

All told, the expansion will grow Lenbrook’s number of residences to 480. If all goes according to plan, prospective residents will move in to the new spaces in 2022.

Plan to Redevelop California Office Plaza Includes Senior Housing from Wolff

Mana Investments and Hunter Street Partners have announced plans to turn a vacant office plaza in Livermore, California, into a mixed-use project (pictured above) that would include some senior housing.

Plans call for a complex with 10 single-story office buildings, retail and restaurant space and four buildings that would house a senior housing development from The Wolff Company.

Workers are set to break ground on the project in the beginning of 2019.

LCS to Manage $150 Million Senior Living Community Planned in Florida

Big Rock Partners (BRP) Senior Housing Management has acquired a 15-acre plot of land in Delray Beach, Florida, on which it plans to build a rental senior living community with 279 residences. Life Care Services will manage the new community when it opens.

The $150 million community will have amenities that include multiple dining venues, an auditorium with a screening room theater, fitness center, pool, yoga studio, salon, game rooms and a multi-purpose computer center and library.

The community was designed by SB Architects, and the Weitz Construction Company will serve as the project’s general contractor. Construction is slated to begin in the summer of 2019 with an anticipated 2021 opening date.

Construction: In progress

LCB Breaks Ground on Pennsylvania Community

LCB Senior Living recently held a dedication and groundbreaking celebration for The Residence at Chadds Ford, a new senior living community under construction in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

As planned, the community will have 84 independent, personal care and memory care apartments and a number of hotel-like amenities and services.

Construction: Complete

Jackson Creek Senior Living Opens Colorado Community

Jackson Creek Senior Living recently hosted a grand opening ceremony for a new community in Monument, Colorado.

The community, which is managed by WellAge Senior Communities, has a range of amenities that include three dining venues, medication management and diabetes services, a fitness center and therapy space, medical and professional clinics, a massage room, a theater and chapel space, library, internet cafe and game room, general store and a complimentary dog wash.

The project’s architect were Kephart Architects, and the interior designer was Lizabeth Jones Interior Design.

Colorado CCRC Wraps Up Renovations

Frasier, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Boulder, Colorado, has finished an overhaul and renovation of its Hill Top social area. Pinkard Construction handled the project.

The $2 million renovation turned a previous space into a new area with a catering kitchen, fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling dimmable windows. The work also relocated and expanded the restrooms, added a new banquet and serving area and upgraded interior finishes to include granite and hardwood.

The Hilltop project was designed by Hord Coplan Macht Architects and is part of a $90 million expansion at the community that includes The Prairies, a 98-unit independent living building, a new arts and education center, an expanded wellness center and renovations of dining venues.

Other noteworthy projects:


— A developer has plans to bring a new 192-unit senior living community to Los Angeles.

— Plans are moving forward for a new 120-bed senior housing complex in Newport Beach, California.

— Dominion Senior Living is planning to convert a former nursing home in Louisville, Kentucky, into a 61-unit assisted living and memory care community.

Local officials recently gave the go-ahead to plans for a 126-unit senior living community in Marinwood, California.

— Oakmont Senior Living has plans to open a new senior living community in Valencia, California, next year.

In progress

— Air Force Enlisted Village in Shalimar, Florida, is set to break ground on a 63-unit expansion.

— Work is now underway for a new 161-unit assisted living community in Shelton, Connecticut.

— Affinity Living Group is now building a 63-unit assisted living and memory care community in Morgantown, North Carolina.

Written by Tim Regan

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