In the Pipeline: Phoenix to Develop Louisiana Community; Oakmont Project Makes Headway

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Construction: Planned

Phoenix to Develop Property in Louisiana

Phoenix Senior Living plans to develop a new community in Hammond, Louisiana.


Plans call for the community, called The Phoenix at Hammond, to have 91 units of assisted living and memory care. Amenities include a bistro, garden room, library, salon, music room, puzzle area and an arts and crafts room. Outdoor amenities will include landscaped outdoor spaces with a playground, soft seating, fireplace, bocce court and a walking path.

First Guaranty Bank is the project’s lending partner. If all goes according to plan, workers will break ground on The Phoenix at Hammond this month.

Construction: In progress

Oakmont Community On Track for Summer Opening


Oakmont Senior Living is on track to open a new community in Fullerton, California, later this year.

The company recently opened at marketing center for the community, Oakmont of Fullerton. As planned, the project will include 95 assisted living and memory residences and open this summer.

Amenities will include, multiple dining venues and a bar/lounge, library, movie theater, fitness center, activity rooms, salon and day spa, private dining room, flower and vegetable garden, walking paths and a pet park.

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WellAge to Manage Community Under Construction in Colorado

WellAge Senior Communities is set to manage a new senior living community under construction in Greeley, Colorado.

The 92-unit community, WellAge Greeley, was developed by Rocky Mountain Senior Housing, with design work from Oz Architecture. Planned amenities include a two-story lobby, fitness studio, salon, theater and chapel, multiple dining rooms, reading rooms, sunrooms and a multipurpose room for activities or functions. Outside the community’s walls, residents can use walking paths, planting beds and a greenhouse.

WellAge Greeley is currently scheduled to open in the second quarter of this year.

Other noteworthy projects:


— A $55 million affordable senior housing development is on tap for Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

— A $50- to $60-million senior living project is planned for Forest Acres, South Carolina.

—- Memory care and more apartments are on the way for the Christ’s Home Retirement Community in Warminster, Pennsylvania.

In progress

— A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Venice, Florida, is in the midst of a $100 million makeover.

— Everbrook Senior Living is working on a $15 million, 119-unit community in Ware, Massachusetts.


— Niagara Lutheran Health System has opened a child care and wellness center at its GreenFields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster, New York.

— A life plan community in Worcester, Massachusetts, is showing off a new $23 million expansion.

— A new $52 million community opened this month in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

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