How to Keep Senior Living Construction Costs Low

Any construction project has many moving parts. Hiring the right contractor, and making sure that the project stays on schedule and on budget, become top concerns for developers. But with the construction industry facing various economic challenges, accomplishing this list of tasks can be quite the undertaking for development teams, including those that work on senior living […]

Best of Assisted Living Design 2016: New Player Makes a Mark

When Rosemark at Mayfair Park opened in May 2016, Denver not only got a new design-forward assisted living and memory care option, but the senior living industry got a new operator. “We’re kind of control freaks,” jokes Anne Rosen, principal at Rosemark Development Group, the firm behind the project. “We started out with a third-party […]

Best of Independent Living Design 2016: Creating an Urban ‘Wow’ Factor

Overture Plano isn’t your grandma’s senior housing community. “Hip,” “young” and “actually really livable” are all apt ways to describe the 2016 Senior Housing News Design Award winner for Best Independent Living, according to people close to the project. The 169-unit community in Plano, Texas, was designed to attract active adults 55 years old and older—and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/26/17)

Construction: Planned Groundbreaking for $120 Million Senior High-Rise Planned Come April, construction will begin on a $120 million senior community, Ventana, near NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas. The project will consist of two 12-story towers developed by Buckner Senior Living. The community, which has been in the planning stages since 2014, will contain almost 200 units […]

Last Chance to Apply—Design Awards Deadline Extended

If you have yet to nominate your community for the 2016 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, we have good news—due to overwhelming demand, we’ve extended the deadline through the weekend to Monday, November 14 5:00pm EST. Don’t miss your chance to win. Download the Hottest Architecture & Design Trends in Senior Living Report for […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/3/16)

(Rendering of Longs Ridge at Wind Crest, located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado —Photo courtesy of Erickson Living) Construction: Planned Dominion Senior Living Community Planned for $8 Million Dominion Senior Living has announced plans for a new assisted living and memory care facility in Frankfort, Ky. The $8 million community will be 44,000 square feet. The […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/13/16)

Photo of The Sheridan and Creve Coeur, located in Creve Coeur, Mo.— Photo courtesy of Senior Lifestyle Corporation Construction: Planned Land Purchased for Senior Community, Calif. Carlton Senior Living based in Concord, Calif. has acquired 3.68 acres of land in Santa Rosa, Calif. for its newest senior housing community. It is anticipated to cost over […]

Design Experts Talk Top Trends in Senior Housing 2016

The 2016 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards are approaching this November. This year’s awards competition, exclusively sponsored by Kwalu, is setting out to find which owners, operators, designers and architects are defining the future of senior living. Nominations are now open and entries are coming in daily. Judges are gearing up to select […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/25/16)

(Rendering of Market Street Memory Care Residence, located in Palm Coast, Fla. — Photo courtesy of Watercrest Senior Living Group) Construction: Planned Development Announced for Memory Care Communities Market Street Memory Care Residences, located in Palm Coast, Fla., will break ground in December. The community, owned and operated by Watercrest Senior Living Group, will be 46,000 square feet […]