In the Pipeline: MorningStar’s Next Projects; Thrive Opens Georgia Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned MorningStar to Open Communities in Oregon, Colorado MorningStar Senior Living is opening its third […]

New Active Adult Communities Adopt Modern, Flexible Designs

Active adult communities with a range of unit types, flexible common spaces and a range of services or convenience offerings are finding appeal among prospective residents. The age-restricted and rental active adult sectors are seeing a surge of interest from prospective residents and investors alike. This has helped spur new development of the product type […]

5 Tips for a Best-in-Class Memory Care Program

While senior living providers are often quick to highlight their memory care services as top-of-the-line, not all of them can back that sentiment up. All the while, consumers are using social media and online reviews to determine which providers offer quality memory care programming and which do not. Paired with an ongoing and slow recovery […]

Alliance Residential Starts to Bring $1 Billion Senior Living Pipeline to Market

Multifamily housing company Alliance Residential Company is just months away from opening the inaugural community in the more than $1 billion senior living pipeline announced four years ago. The Phoenix-based company will welcome residents at its first community in Tukwila, Washington, this December. The 166-unit active adult community is called Marvelle at Southcenter, and Alliance […]

Avenida Plans $200M Annual Pipeline, Offers Alternative to Independent Living

Active adult developer Avenida Partners has plans to scale up its portfolio of active adult rental communities with four new ground-up projects per year. And the Newport Beach, California-based firm says their product stands as an option for older adults who aren’t ready to financially commit to an independent living community. Avenida has completed four […]

Niche Services Drive Occupancy, Raise Profile for Senior Living Communities

Some senior living providers are standing out in their local markets by catering to residents with unique needs. In particular, two companies — Randall Residence, a senior living provider headquartered in Lawton; Michigan and Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Companies — have developed operational models that blend traditional senior living with services for residents who have experienced […]