In the Pipeline: Anthology Senior Living Developing 3 Communities; CSH Active Living Project Underway Near Indianapolis

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Construction: Planned

Anthology Senior Living Announces Three New Senior Developments

Anthology Senior Living is partnering with Harrison Street and Peninsula Investments Group on the development of three senior living communities in Boynton Beach, Florida; and Millis and Natick, Massachusetts.

Anthology of Boynton Beach is set to have 130 apartments with assisted living and memory care options; Anthology of Millis is planned to have 105 independent living, assisted living and memory care apartments; and Anthology of Natick is set to have 86 assisted living and memory apartments. All of the communities will have a memory care neighborhood with curated artwork and other memory care services.


Both of the Massachusetts communities are currently under construction. If all goes according to plan, the communities will open in late 2022 to early 2023.

Assisted Living, Memory Care Project Announced in Illinois

Plans are underway for a new assisted living and memory care community in West Dundee, Illinois.

The 131-unit community from Navigate Building Solutions, Woodlands at Canterfield, is planned to include a fitness center, spa, salon, pub, clubroom and guest suite along with 92 parking spaces.


McShane Construction is the project’s builder, AG Architecture is architect and RDG Planning and Design is interior designer. Project completion is expected in 2023.

Low-Income Senior Housing Community in Texas Slated for Facelift

Low-income senior housing community Granada Homes Senior Living Apartments in San Antonio, Texas, is set to receive some upgrades.

The work, led by McShane Construction Co., will include a historic restoration of the community’s first and 15th floors in addition to 16 new apartment units and new community leasing and amenity space. Workers will also make improvements to the exterior of the community’s ground floor.

The project also will include an overhaul of the community’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

CREO Architects is the project’s architect. Merchants Capital and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) are providing financing for the project.

If all goes according to plan, the renovations will wrap up in 2022.

More Affordable Senior Housing On Tap for Northern Virginia

The Michaels Organization has plans to locate an affordable senior housing community in Fairfax, Virginia, which is near Washington, D.C.

The $48 million project, The Lodge at Autumn Willow, is planned to have 150 units with amenities such as a “serenity studio,” reading area, firepit and recreation area. The community also has walking paths with access to local outdoor trails.

Architectural firm KTGY is leading the project’s conceptual design, schematic design and construction documentation. Other project partners include Michaels Construction; Gordon; Virginia Housing; Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority and Fairfax County Housing and Community Development.

If all goes according to plan, the project will open toward the end of 2023.

Construction: In progress

Capitol Seniors Housing Starts Work on Active Adult Community Near Indianapolis

Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH) has broken ground on The Outlook at Hamilton Town Center, an active living community in Noblesville, Indiana, which is located near Indianapolis.

The 164-unit community is slated to include amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool and lounge, clubhouse with coffee bar and game room, library, theater and fitness studio. The community also will be located near a center for outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment. Apartments for residents include one- and two-bedroom styles.

Element Architects is working as the community’s architect, with Core Construction as general contractor. The Outlook at Hamilton Town Center is slated to open in early 2023.

Latitude Margaritaville Community in Florida Starts Work on Town Center

Project partners Minto Communities USA, Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) recently announced the start of construction of a town center at Latitude Margaritaville, a master-planned development near Panama City Beach, Florida.

The town center project’s first phase includes an amphitheater with a thatched-roof bandshell, concert stage, jumbo screen for concerts and movies and a recessed dance floor that provides “provides a little give and spring for dancers.”

The development will also have multiple dining options, a fitness center, lagoon-style swimming pool, tennis and pickleball courts and a dog park. Future amenities are planned to include a play area, workshop, theater and pet spa.

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound’s first phase is set to have about 3,500 homes. The community’s 13 model homes opened earlier this year.

Acts Retirement-Life Starts Work Expanding Florida Life Plan Community

A $13 million expansion project is underway at Indian River Estates, an Acts Retirement-Life life plan community in Vero Beach, Florida.

The project will add to the community 16 three-bedroom villas ranging from 2,662 to 2,873 square feet. The villas have open-style floor plans with features such as cathedral ceilings, modern kitchens and a two-car garage.

Proctor Construction is also a partner on the project.

QSL Breaks Ground on Blake Community in Florida

QSL has broken ground on The Blake at LPGA, a new Blake by QSL Management community in Daytona, Florida.

The 118-unit, two-story project is slated to have amenities including courtyards with outdoor fire pavilion and water features; a theater; coffee shop and ice cream parlor; salon, spa and fitness center; piano bar; and a chapel.

Ryan Cos., Grand Living Start Work on Texas Community

Ryan Companies US, Grand Living Management and Bow River Capital have formed a joint venture and have announced the beginning of construction for Grand Living at Tuscan Lakes in League City, Texas.

The community, located in the Tuscan Lakes master-planned development, is planned to have nearly 186 residences and amenities such as a grand lounge and club; library; several dining venues; theater; spa and fitness center with a salon, pool and courtyard; rooms for therapy and telehealth visits; game rooms; gift shop; chapel and outdoor spaces.

Ryan Architecture + Engineering is the project’s design architect for this project, while Bank of the West is acting as lender. Grand Living Management is on tap to oversee day-to-day operations and Bow River is providing asset management services.

The community is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2023.

Other noteworthy projects:


— A new development project on land owned by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska is planned to include a senior living community under the VARCITY brand name

— A senior living community in Apple Valley, California, has plans to add a new memory care wing in 2022.

— A St. Louis senior living community plans to break ground on a new memory care expansion in December.

Assisted living is in the cards for a plot of land in St. Cloud, Florida.

— A Wisconsin developer has acquired land in Arden Hills, Minnesota, with the intention of building a 146-unit senior living community.

— Senior Living Development has received the go-ahead for a 340-unit senior living project at a former office building in Trumbull, Connecticut.

In progress

— An $88 million senior living community is under construction in downtown Honolulu.


— A new community from Wesley Homes, Presbyterian Homes & Services and Ryan Companies US is open in Bonney Lake, Washington.

— Salmon Health and Retirement has opened new independent and assisted living units at its Salmon at Medway community in Medway, Massachusetts.

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