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Joint venture project completed in Florida
Rimrock Companies and Atlas Senior Living recently announced the opening of The Canopy at Beacon Woods, a new senior living community in Hudson, Florida.
The recently built community offers 64 units of assisted living and memory care with over half of the units already leased. The community offers smart technology apartments designed with customized units for creating a safe and secure living environment.
Atlas Senior Living owns and operates 35 communities across the country.
Resort Lifestyle Communities opens Michigan property
Resort Lifestyle Communities recently marked the opening of Willow Pines, a new retirement community in Northville, Michigan.
The community will offer independent living units to residents 55 and older. The development includes 128 apartments for rent in four layouts with a monthly rate.
Amenities include on-site staff, live-in managers, 24/7 emergency call system, dining, appointment transportation, weekly housekeeping, concierge services, valet parking and more.
Residents will also have access to an in-house bank, business center, pharmacy, fitness center, game room, 150-seat theater, gift shop and salon.
Affordable project completed in Chicago area
The Evergreen Real Estate Group recently completed the Bellwood Senior Apartments, an 80-unit affordable senior living community located in Bellwood, Illinois.
The $31.5 million project replaces a former Walgreens that was vacant for five years. The new, four-story development brings 76 one-bedroom apartments and four, two-bedroom units for seniors 62 and older with incomes at or below 60% of the area median income.
The building is 40% leased and is expected to reach full occupancy in the coming months.
Units include full kitchens, accessible bathrooms, plank flooring, window treatments and intercom entry systems. Amenities shared in the building include a fitness center, laundry rooms, community rooms and storage space. Outdoor seating is also available along with surface parking for resident use.
The project was designed by Langley Weese Architects.
Other noteworthy projects
-Senior living units planned in Kenosha, Wisconsin
-Senior living development under review for Innovo in East Bay Township, Michigan.
-The historic Colorado Building in Pueblo, Colorado is slated for independent living apartments.
– Senior living project expected for Miami Gardens.
– Senior living community in New Mexico to undergo $34 million renovation next spring.