Designing Senior Living for a New Hospitality, Health Care Paradigm

Senior living communities are beginning to take a new approach to blending hospitality with more robust health care, in a trend sure to influence future developments. In the past, private-pay senior living providers often set themselves apart from more institutional options by emphasizing a hospitality approach inspired by hotels, and taking a light touch with […]

4 Keys to Successful Senior Living Projects in Mixed-Use Developments

Senior housing as a component of mixed-use development is gaining in popularity with investors, developers and future residents alike. The trend is driven by the impending arrival of baby boomers to the senior living space and the broader shift from acute care to wellness and prevention, which is paving the way for more health-focused real […]

In the Pipeline: Ascent Living to Open in Denver, CA Senior Living Breaks Ground Near Pittsburgh

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 and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Focus Property Group, Ascent Living Planning Denver Community Property investor and developer Focus Property Group […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/16/17)

Construction: Announced Dominion to Renovate Former Rehab Center in Kentucky Dominion Senior Living is poised to start work on a 42,000-square-foot, $5 million faith-based assisted living and memory care community in Louisville, Kentucky. Dominion recently purchased the former Glenview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center with plans to renovate the inside of the one-story building to include 41 […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/8/16)

(Rendering of Terramor located in Temescal Valley, California —photo courtesy of Foremost Companies) Construction: Planned Florida CCRC Plans $35 Million Expansion Project A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, La Posada, will undergo a $35 million expansion and renovation project in the new year. The expansion includes the addition of a […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/11/14)

Construction: Planned Houston CCRC Announces $56 Million Expansion  The Buckingham, a 501(c)3 non-profit continuing care retirement community in Houston, Texas, recently announced it will undergo a $56 million expansion that will add 187 total residences to its existing campus. Sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), The Buckingham—a Type A CCRC—currently has 204 independent living […]

Senior Living Developers Find Big Savings in Cities

Urban settings offer mass appeal for a number of reasons, but senior housing developers say the biggest reason to go to the city is cost savings. Though urban environments present unique challenges for infill senior housing projects, they also offer opportunities for developers to offset costs in ways suburban locations might not, which some say […]