HRA Holds Etiquette Training to Help Woo Affluent Residents

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) is training its executive directors in the art of hospitality amid a push to build more luxury-focused senior living communities. The Vero Beach, Florida-based operator recently hosted etiquette experts Jacqueline Whitmore and Susan Bigsby during a two-day training session with 15 of its executive directors. There, the duo taught HRA’s employees how […]

Ritz-Carlton Developer Pivots to Luxury Senior Housing

Dallas-based senior housing owner and developer Silverstone Healthcare Company has been in business for about five years and is working with a well-established operator on about $1 billion worth of projects. Still, it’s possible that many industry players haven’t heard of them. “We’ve kept a very low profile,” Chairman and CEO Denny Alberts told Senior Housing News. The […]

Movers & Shakers: Blueprint’s New CEO, HRA Appoints COO

Blueprint Names First President and CEO Chicago-based advisory group Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors recently named Torey Riso as its first president and CEO, according to a press release. Riso, who has 25 years of real estate investment experience including 10 spent in the senior housing industry, was most recently president and CEO of Care Investment […]

HRA’s New CEO Details Provider’s $450 Million Growth Plans

For fast-growing senior living development and management company Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), the future lies in wall-mounted culinary gardens, trivia games, and roomier apartments. That’s the provider’s focus as it embarks on a $450 million growth spurt, according to Sarabeth Hanson, HRA’s new president and CEO. Currently, the Vero Beach, Florida-based provider has 30 communities in operation, with […]

Movers & Shakers: Harbor Retirement Associates’ New CEO

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In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/14/17)

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 Work Underway for Las Vegas Independent Living Community The Wolff Company has broken ground […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/24/17)

Construction: Planned MGL Partners and Solvera Advisors to Turn Historic Denver Building into Senior Housing MGL Partners and Solvera Advisors recently purchased the historic Tammen Hall building in Denver with the intention of turning it into affordable independent senior housing. The repurposed Tammen Hall is scheduled for completion in early 2019. When it opens, it will […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/22/17)

(Exterior rendering of Chelsea Senior Living of Shrewsbury courtesy of Capitol Seniors Housing) Construction: Planned The National Realty Group, MedCore Partners to Expand Houston-Area Footprint The National Realty Group (TNRG) and MedCore Partners are teaming up to build a new independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Atascocita, Texas, which is near Houston. Work on […]

Movers & Shakers: Somerby Senior Living’s New President and COO

Somerby Senior Living Names New President and COO Dominion Partners and Somerby Senior Living recently announced that David Grady has been named Somerby’s new president and COO. Grady has more than 30 years of experience in senior living operations, having served as an administrator, activities director, area administrator and regional vice president of rehab and skilled […]