In the Pipeline: Aviva Starts Florida Project; Erickson, Experience Partner with Brinkmann 

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Construction: Planned

Lloyd Jones subsidiary plans Florida active adult, independent living community

Aviva Senior Living, a subsidiary of Lloyd Jones, recently announced plans for a new independent living and active adult community in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

The new community is scheduled to open later this year in the summer, and the site includes over 10-acres and will be managed by Aviva Senior Living. The project includes 159 one-bedroom, one-bedroom and den, along with two-bedroom residences with resort-style amenities.


The rental fee is all-inclusive and includes dining, housekeeping, utilities, high-speed internet, transportation and more. Apartments include fully-equipped kitchens with an island, walk-in closet, upgraded cabinets, washers and dryers and screened-in porches. The units also have hurricane-resistant windows and doors and an emergency generator.

Shared amenities include a swimming pool, sundeck, pickleball courts, walking trails and a dog park. Other features include a full-service restaurant and bar, salon, fitness facilities, health services, business center, club and multi-function rooms.

Aviva Senior Living currently has senior living communities across 19 states.


Construction: In Progress

Brinkmann starts work on community in Colorado and finishes Virginia project

Brinkmann Constructors recently announced completion of two new senior living communities in Richmond, Virginia and Fort Collins, Colorado.

In a partnership with Erickson Senior Living and Mosely Architects, Brinkmann Constructors recently completed construction of Avery Point, a 103-unit community that spans 157,000 square-feet. The wood-framed building is the fourth facility built on the campus and the fifth building at Avery Point completed by Brinkmann. The campus includes independent living apartment homes with a full continuum of health care services.

Across the country, Brinkmann announced the completion of The Gallery at Fort Collins, a partnership with Experience Senior Living and Vaught Fye Larson Aronson as the architecture firm of record. The community includes a five-story memory care and assisted living facility with 27 memory care units and 117 upscale AL homes. Featured amenities include a grand hall, pub, rooftop garden, private family dining, multiple courtyards, library and community room.

Affordable senior living apartments to be renovated in Massachusetts

MassDevelopment has authorized $25.7 million for a renovation of the existing 50-units and build 37 new units known as the Elizabeth Brook Apartments in Stow, Massachusetts.

The new building will be adjacent to the existing apartment complex and build a continuum of care to aid residents. Construction started in October of 2023 and is expected to wrap up in April 2025.

Renovations to the existing structure include new heating and cooling systems, energy efficiency upgrades, new roofs, windows, insulation, bathrooms and selective new kitchens.

Other noteworthy projects

Construction: Planned

*The Copper Trace community in Indiana will undergo an $8.6 million renovation.

*A new active adult community is planned for Fort Wayne, Indiana.

*A $100 million senior living community in Dublin, Ohio is planned.

Construction: Completed

*Westmont Living recently opened Westmont of Carmel Valley.

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