In the Pipeline: Avenida Plans Project Near Nashville; Community Opens at Arizona State University

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. View this year’s winning entries here. Planned Avenida Plans Active Adult Project Near Nashville Avenida Partners is planning a new active adult community in Hendersonville, Tennessee. […]

In the Pipeline: New Pocket Neighborhood in Texas; $140M Methodist Retirement Communities Project

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Construction: Planned Active Adult Pocket Neighborhood Community Planned in Texas The pocket neighborhood trend is growing in the Lone Star State. Kara […]

Active Adult Trailblazers Refine Their Models To Seize Massive Market Opportunity

Trailblazers in the active adult space have their sights set on capturing multiple consumer segments for the product. One possible scenario involves building a continuum within the active adult sector where residents can transition from single family cottages to apartments, en route to an eventual transition to full-service independent living. This continuum would be all […]

Developer Avenida Sees Active Adult Proving Its Recession Resilience

Editor’s Note: Interested in the active adult market? Check out SHN’s Active Adult Virtual Summit, taking place July 15-17. Click here to learn more and register. Construction recently wrapped on Avenida Naperville, a 146-unit active adult community near Chicago. This is just one project in a robust pipeline from Newport Beach, California-based developer Avenida — and Managing […]

In the Pipeline: Project in Texas Includes Infection Control Design; New Active Community Near Chicago

Construction: Planned National Church Residences Plans Community in Ohio Senior living nonprofit National Church Residences has plans to open a rental senior living community in Columbus, Ohio. The planned mid-rise community will have 62 one-and two-bedroom units. Planned amenities include a fitness center, a wellness suite and a community room with kitchen and social space. […]

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 […]