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CA Senior Living Starts Work on Community Near Philadelphia

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CA Senior Living — the senior housing investment and development arm of CA Ventures — recently broke ground on Anthology of King of Prussia, a 192-unit senior living community in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

The 11-story building is slated to open in The Village at Valley Forge, a 122-acre mixed-use development. Independent and assisted living residences will range from 410 square foot studios to 1,200 square-foot two-bedroom apartments and come with design features such as quartz countertops, tile backsplashes, stainless steel appliances; nine-foot ceilings and washers and dryers.

Amenities will include multiple dining venues, a theater, library, family suite with private outdoor deck, game room, a fitness center, indoor pool, physical therapy room and a spa with salon services. On the memory care side, residents can use a family lounge, salon, library, activity rooms and an all-seasons room adjacent to the interior courtyard.

CA Senior Living’s new senior living operations division, Anthology Senior Living, is on board to manage the community. Wohlsen Construction Co. is serving as the project’s general contractor, while Perkins Eastman designed it.

If all goes according to plan, the community will open in late 2020.

Cadence Starts Work in Southern California

Cadence Living recently broke ground on Cadence at Rancho Cucamonga, a 97-unit community in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

The community, which is being developed in partnership with Coyne Development, will have independent living, assisted living and memory care units and amenities including a dog park, community garden, fitness center, salon, restaurant and bistro.

Cadence Living is is expanding its footprint throughout the U.S. south and west with projects underway or communities already open in communities in California, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia and Tennessee.

Work Underway for Civitas Project in Texas

Civitas Senior Living and LKP Ventures have broken ground on Harvest of Roanoke, a project in Roanoke, Texas.

The community will have 83 units within a building inspired by the local charm in Roanoke. Harvest of Roanoke is scheduled to welcome residents some time in the fall of 2020.

Confluent, HRA Break Ground in Florida

Confluent Senior Living and Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) have started work for HarborChase of Stuart, an assisted living and memory care community in Stuart, Florida.

The 134-unit project will come with one- and two-bedroom units and amenities such as a salon and spa, fitness and wellness center, bar and lounge, a bistro, private dining room with an exhibition kitchen a secure courtyard with a dining area, putting green, pond and gardens.

Baker Barrios Architects is serving as the project’s architect, while The Douglas Company is the general contractor. HRA will manage the community once it opens in the summer of 2020.

Compass to Manage Community Coming Together in Oregon

Compass Senior Living is slated to manage The Landing, a senior living community under construction in Roseburg, Oregon.

The community will have 94 units and amenities such as a theater, courtyards, a bistro with a computer area a salon and barber shop and a library.

The Landing is jointly owned by Compass Senior Living, Paradigm Properties and a group of investors. Dustrud Architects designed the campus, while the contractor is Essex Construction.

Benchmark Community in Pennsylvania Starts Renovation Project

Wellington at Hershey’s Mill, a Benchmark Senior Living community in West Chester, Pennsylvania, is undergoing a major renovation project.

The first phase is already underway and includes the performing arts center and hallways. Slated for future renovations are the independent living residences, dining room, auditorium, concierge, reception desk and the common areas.

Tutera Remodeling Project Underway in Kansas

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is overhauling The Atriums, a retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas.

Tutera is set to complete the first phase of a $1.5 million renovation this month. The scope of the work has included turning a common living area into an upscale, modernized dining and gathering place. Amenities and services now include a main dining area, community lounges, a pub, cards and billiards room, grand piano and a reading corner and more. Work first began last November.

Work for the project’s second phase is expected to wrap up in the next 12 to 18 months.

Construction: Complete

Kansas Community From Hunt and Principal Welcomes First Residents

Hunt Midwest and partner Principal Senior Living Group recently opened Benton House of Olathe, an assisted living and memory care community in Olathe, Kansas.

Included in the community are indoor and outdoor amenity spaces and 55 studio and one-bedroom apartment suites situated around two landscaped courtyards. The community also has a secured area for memory care residents.

This is Hunt Midwest and Principal Senior Living Group’s ninth Benton House community in the Kansas City metro area since the two companies entered the market in 2011.

Life Plan Community Opens in Orange County, California

Reata Glen, a new life plan community in Rancho Mission Viejo, California, is now open and welcoming residents.

Reata Glen has 480 independent living apartment homes in 20 different floor plans. Amenities include a movie theater, performing arts theater, fitness center and spa, an indoor pool, multiple dining venues, billiards and card rooms, gardening areas, and walking and cycling trails. The community will also have an adjacent health center with assisted living, memory care, and long-term care services.

W.E. O’Neil Construction and KTGY Group Architects + Planning were partners on the project.

Asbury Opens Assisted Living, Memory Care Residence in Tennessee

Asbury Place, an Asbury Communities property in Maryville, Tennessee, is opening a new assisted living and memory care residence on June 1.

The residence, dubbed The Beech, was built to emulate a private home rather than a more traditional senior living property.

United Methodist Opens Wellness Center in Michigan

United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) and the UMRC Foundation have opened a new wellness center at the Chelsea Retirement Community in Chelsea, Michigan.

The new space has an indoor heated swimming pool with a wheelchair ramp, a lazy river, hot tub track and fitness equipment. The center’s construction was part of the UMRC Foundation’s Growing to Serve campaign, which raised over $27.7 million.

Affordable Senior Housing Opens in Florida

Housing Trust Group and Miami Jewish Health Systems recently held a grand opening for Douglas Gardens, a $36 million, 110-unit affordable senior housing community in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

The community is meant for older adults with incomes at or below 60% of area median income, with rents ranging from $405 to $953 a month. The community has a multipurpose room, a computer lab and a private courtyard with landscaped pathways and gardens.

Affordable Senior Housing Debuted in New York City

A 320-unit development for low-income seniors has opened in The Bronx, the borough in New York City.

The community has a health center and pharmacy, accessible gardens and laundry rooms and a mix of studios and one-bedroom floor plans.

Nonprofit developer West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing is behind the project.

Other noteworthy projects:

Planned

— A new four-story senior housing complex is coming together in Los Angeles.

— Brightview Senior Living is seeking to build a 177-unit senior living community in Eatontown, New Jersey.

— Local officials are weighing whether to grand tax breaks for a $10 million assisted living project in Toledo, Iowa.

— A senior living community in Austin, Texas, is planning a $115 million expansion.

— A senior living community in Vernon, Vermont, is adopting the Green House model and planning a six-building expansion on its campus.

— A vacant office building near Milwaukee could be demolished to make way for a three-story assisted living community with 42 to 48 beds.

In progress

— Affinity Living Group is making progress on plans to open a new 62-bed assisted living community in Nashville.

Complete

— Atlantic Realty Companies held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new 210-unit senior living project in Reston, Virginia.

A new memory care community has opened in Aiken, South Carolina.

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