In the Pipeline: Community Linked to University of Oklahoma Opens; Monarch Plans Project Near Baltimore

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Construction: In progress

Monarch Communities to Start Work on Project Near Baltimore

Monarch Communities is set to break ground on a new senior living community in White Marsh, Maryland, later this month.

The almost $80 million community, Monarch White Marsh, is part of a 113-acre master planned mixed-use development. The four-story community is planned to have 188 independent living, assisted living and memory care apartments, with multiple dining venues such as a pub, cafe and juice bar; an outdoor dining area; a bocce court and maze; and raised garden beds.


Monarch expects the community will open in late 2023.

Courtesy Monarch Communities

Construction: Complete

Integral Senior Living, Trio of Firms Open Oklahoma Community

Integral Senior Living (ISL), MedCore Partners, The National Realty Group (TNRG) and ACRON USA celebrated the opening of Sooner Station at University North Park, a 189-unit independent, assisted and memory care community in Norman, Oklahoma.


Construction on the project started in 2020 and the first residents moved in on June 1. Sooner Station offers 101 independent living, 64 assisted living, and 24 memory care units. Amenities include valet services, fine dining, a bistro and sports bar, an education center, a salon and spa, multiple activities venues, a state-of-the-art fitness center, club rooms, a theater, a meditation garden, and an interconnected courtyard pool with al fresco dining.

The senior living community also has a sponsorship affiliation with the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Oklahoma University’s College of Professional and Continuing Studies.

Dallas-based MedCore Partners and Houston-based TNRG have developed or acquired more than 20 senior living projects in eight states.

Tennessee Community To Celebrate Opening

Cleveland Park Senior Living, an Integral Senior Living community, will host a grand opening ceremony on June 23.

The community offers assisted living and memory care services with one and two bedroom apartment options with resort-style amenities including a beauty salon, bistro, fitness center, putting area, dog park and more.

The 116-unit community will include 62,000 square feet of assisted living use and 22,000 square feet of memory care use. It will also feature a second-story porch, screened-in patio on the first floor, outdoor dining for residents, bocce court, fire pit and unobstructed views of a newly developed park.

Nevada Luxury Community Nears Opening

Integral Senior Living set a target opening date for Kiley Ranch, an assisted living and memory care services community in Sparks, Nevada.

The community is set to open this summer and offer various amenities including a salon and spa, fitness center, library, movie theater, restaurant-style dining with in-unit amenities including kitchenettes, weekly housekeeping and more.

California-based Integral Senior Living manages more than 100 senior living communities in 25 states.

Massachusetts Community Open Soon

Epoch Senior Living partnered with National Development to execute development of Bridges by Epoch at Lexington, a memory care facility located in Lexington, Massachusetts, with a grand opening set for June 22.

The community has three residential households, each consisting of 16 memory care suites – 14 private suites with private bathrooms and two companion suites offering private bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Amenities include a wellness center, salon, household country kitchens, library, and therapeutic gardens and walking paths.

Texas Senior Living Community Sets Opening

Anthology Senior Living of Tanglewood, Texas will celebrate a grand opening on June 23.

The community is made up of 34 assisted living and 24 memory care units and features ares for fitness, crafts, cooking and reading. Shared amenities include casual dining spaces, a bistro, salon, barbershop, courtyards and outdoor spaces with fireplaces and gardening. An infinity pool, fitness center and theater are also part of the community.

New Colorado Community Receives Eco-Recognition

Ascent Living Communities announced it earned the LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Counsel for its recently opened Hilltop Reserve Senior Living Community, which the operator said is the first senior living community in the country to reach the standard.

The 205-unit, $97 million project was built by Catamount Contractors and is centered inn the heard of Denver offering 124 independent living units, 56 assisted living units, 25 memory care suites. Gold Certification Standards for the project focused on green building supplies, water conservation, energy , indoor environmental quality, waste reduction and overall sustainability.

The community’s enhanced landscape design in the two-tiered courtyard minimizes turf and maximizes drought tolerance native plants.

Affordable Senior Housing Community Opens in NYC

A 152-unit affordable senior housing community by Breaking Ground is now open in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

The development is part of a commitment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to identify underutilized land for new affordable homes.

The 120,000 square foot development features a 24-hour attended lobby, state-of-the-art security systems, a laundry room, library and computer lab, multipurpose room for events and programming, and landscaped courtyard and roof spaces. The building also features 4,700 square feet of community facility space.

Breaking Ground has 26 transitional and permanent housing residences under management, primarily in New York City.

Other noteworthy projects include:


Construction on an affordable senior housing development with senior housing included in New York City is expected in the coming months.

— Plans for a 131-unit life care community advanced further in Palmer Township, Pennsylvania.

— A feasibility study was undertaken for a potential senior living facility by GCDA Seniors near Spokane, Washington.

In progress

— LandSouth has broken ground on Integra Wharf at Battery Creek in Jacksonville, Florida.

— An 185-unit senior living community in Anna, Texas recently started construction.


— An 86-unit assisted living and memory care facility celebrated its grand opening in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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