Active Adult Must Balance Light Staffing, Strong Programming to Succeed

Programming separates active adult from simple age-restricted multifamily communities. But it can be a challenge to come up with engaging activities for active adult residents, especially given the limitations in staffing and budget for these operations. One solution is to program communities with a mix of resident-led and provider-led activities. That way, residents will still […]

Senior Housing, Multifamily Developers Vie for Control of Active Adult

As interest in the active adult apartment rental product rises, it is becoming something of a no-man’s-land, with both senior housing operators and multifamily developers attempting to stake their claim to the lucrative, promising space. According to new data and a new report from Senior Housing News, senior housing operators have no question as to […]

Carlyle Group, Other Active Adult Pioneers Venture Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

The most experienced developers and investors in active adult communities are reaping benefits from the product type, as the senior living industry at large scrambles to define its parameters. More seasoned players in the active adult market — including private equity giant The Carlyle Group — say that it is a product where average lengths […]

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 […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/7/17)

This week’s 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 & design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Apartment Complex Near Orlando to Include Assisted Living and Memory Care A […]