In the Pipeline: California Life Plan Community to Start Construction; Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland Progresses with Renovations

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Construction: In Progress

New life plan community starts in California

A new life plan community in Woodland Hills, California will soon see construction start following a groundbreaking ceremony later this week.

More than 500 older adults and future residents of Wisteria at Warner Center will watch as construction begins on their new homes.


The community will be built across 17 acres, comprising a six-story building and provide a maintenance-free lifestyle for residents. The completed community will include 486 homes and options range from one-bedroom to larger penthouse layouts.

Residents will have “dozens” of floor plans to choose from, a news release about the project states.

Shared amenities include an indoor pool and fitness center, library, movie theater, performing arts center and dining venues. Wisteria at Warner Center will offer a full continuum of care at the health center adjacent to the community with access to AL, memory care and nursing care as needed.


The design of the project was overseen by KTGY architects and W.E. O’Neil Construction will serve as the general contractor. The project is expected to open in 2025.

Wisteria at Warner Center

BRIDGE Housing starts on affordable project in California

The City of Carlsbad, California and BRIDGE Housing recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new, affordable living apartment development for families.

The community will include 70 family apartment homes and is the third project developed by BRIDGE Housing. The units will consist of one, two and three-bedroom layouts and serve family households earning 30 to 60% of the area’s median income for San Diego County.

Construction: Completed

Carroll Lutheran Village sees renovations with more planned

The life plan community Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, Maryland recently completed its first major renovation to one of its resident apartment buildings.

The project is one of several multi-year projects planned by Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland, with plans to update two additional apartment buildings. Upgrades include new furniture, artwork, HVAC system and updated lighting.

Completed renovations include the addition of 400 solar panels to realize an energy savings of $60,000 and $70,000 annually, and installing LED lighting and various energy-efficient features.

Other noteworthy projects

Construction: Planned

-Senior Housing Partners plans four-story senior living community in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

-Aegis Living is working through the design review process in Seattle, Washington for a future community.

-New senior living community planned for Charleston, South Carolina.

Construction: In Progress

-Skender and Blackwood Group has started renovation of two Chicago, Illinois senior living apartment buildings.

-Initial construction on $8 million senior living community is underway in Minden, Nebraska

-Shell Point Retirement Community expanding in St. Meyers, Florida.

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