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New Orleans Gets Senior Housing Project Underway

New Orleans builders will break ground this summer on a $22-million gated community on the North Shore available exclusively to people 55 years and older.  Maison du Lac will have 269 one-story detached homes and 151 condos, which will sell for between $200,000 for a condo and $500,000 for a three-bedroom home.  Thirty six percent […]

Luxury Senior Housing Projects in California Growing

The goal of Varenna, a senior housing project by Oakmont Senior Living LLC, was to create a community that infuses everyday retirement living with the ease and elegance of a five-star Italian resort. The property for the new continuing care retirement community (CCRC) was purchased over two years ago and has two dining areas, spa […]

Luxury Hawaii Retirement Community Preview

A new continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is opening its doors on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. The first phase of the project,scheduled to begin construction in summer 2008, will include 26 garden homes and 96 apartments in a six story building. The project proposes to include independent living, assisted living, memory support, and […]

Pittsburgh Senior Apartment Expansion Project Goes Green

The Longwood at Oakmont, an independent retirement community in the Pittsburgh, PA area, has recently begun construction on the fourth phase of its $70 million dollar expansion project. The next phase called the Grandview at Longwood is a 89-unit apartment building that has been registered to be LEED certified when completed. The project should be […]

Sunrise Senior Living Awaits Approval for Second Delaware Senior Housing Project

The senior population in Delaware continues to grow and has fueled the development of the 207 unit, 226,000 square foot Hockessin project. The Sunrise Senior Living development is currently awaiting zoning approval and is hoping to begin construction in 2009. The design of the center will follow the Victorian architecture from Sunrise’s previously completed Delaware […]

Southern California Town Awards Senior Center Contract to Developer

The Fontana City Council (Fontana, CA) recently awarded the re-development of its senior center with a $14.5 million contract to Lake Elsinore-based Tovey/Shultz Construction Inc. to build a senior center on the northeast corner of Juniper and Ceres avenues in the downtown area.  The two story, 43,000 square foot facility is expected to be completed […]

Los Angeles Moves Forward with New Senior Complex

Recently, the Los Angeles City Council approved a contract for the design of a new senior housing complex that will comply with a new uniform building code.  The council approved a three-year agreement with the Kennard Design Group and Widom Wein Cohen O’Leary Terasawa for a proposed building consisting of a 30,000-square-foot senior center and […]

San Francisco Low Income Senior Housing

For certain low income seniors in San Franscisco, California, they are receiving the opportunity of a lifetime to enjoy the fruits of living in the Mission Bay area at outrageously low rents in comparison to comparable properties in the Bay Area.  The Mission Creek Senior Community building, which fronts Mission Creek Estuary, is a subsidized […]