Providers Rise to New Standards for LGBT Senior Living

Head north on Halsted Street in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood—just one block of Wrigley Field—and you’ll see it: a modern, multi-unit residence decked in green and blue hues. No, this isn’t a new condominium for the city’s young, urban professionals, but rather an affordable housing unit that has become a haven for the city’s low-income older […]

The Shelter Group Exits Affordable Housing in Favor of Senior Living

Baltimore, Maryland-based The Shelter Group is bowing out of the affordable-housing sector, instead shifting its focus on to growing its Brightview Senior Living portfolio. Founded in 1977, The Shelter Group is a privately held real estate development and property management firm, specializing in multi-family and senior living communities. The group recently sold 43 of its affordable […]

How Affordable Independent Living Will Fare in 2017

The senior housing industry as a whole is seeing growth as the baby boomer generation moves into retirement. Still, senior housing isn’t expected to see as much of an uptick as other housing categories this year. When it comes to growth in the next year, housing industry owners, developers and managers predict the largest surge will occur in […]

States with Fastest-Growing Senior Populations

As the number of aging baby boomers increases drastically in the coming years, where these older adults choose to live will no doubt impact the senior living industry.  The population 65 and over increased from 36.6 million in 2005 to 47.8 million in 2015 and is projected to more than double to 98 million in 2060, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/18/16)

(Rendering of The Veranda at Groveway, located in Roswell, Ga. — Photo courtesy of McShane Construction Company) Construction: Planned New $10 Million Senior Living Community Planned A new assisted living and memory care community plans to break ground in October in Bethalto, Ill. Cedarhurst Assisted Living and Memory Care will comprise 62,476 square feet and […]

Nation’s Biggest Homebuilder Seizes on Senior Housing Opportunity

The nation’s biggest homebuilder has expanded its business to offer affordable age-restricted housing for adults who want to remain at home as they age. While the company is not overtly positioning itself as a competitor to senior living communities, the move signals another company seizing a business opportunity in helping people stay in single-family dwellings […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/7/16)

(Rendering of The Buckingham located in Houston, Texas — Photo courtesy of The Buckingham) Construction: Planned Presbyterian Homes Plans $49.5 Million Redevelopment Project GracePointe Crossing, a Presbyterian Homes & Services senior living community, is planning a redevelopment project in Cambridge, Minn. The first phase of the project is expected to being in the fall. The community […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/5/16)

(Rendering of a new Allegro Senior Living community under construction in Orlando, Fla. — photo courtesy of Allegro Senior Living, LLC) Construction: Planned National Church Residences to Break Ground Next Week for $35 Million Ohio Project National Church Residences, a not-for-profit senior housing provider, plans to break ground May 9 for Inniswood Village, a new senior living […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/21/16)

(Thrive at Beachwalk, a 125-unit senior living community operated by Thrive Senior Living in Fort Myers, Fla.) Construction: Planned Welltower, Hines Acquire Site to Develop NYC Senior Living Community The New York offices of international real estate firm Hines and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), this week announced that they have closed on the acquisition of […]