Dished: Maplewood’s Farm to Provide More Than Fresh Food

Maplewood Senior Living has ambitions to create top-flight urban senior housing, but is also undertaking a project far from the bustle of the city. The Westport, Connecticut-based provider has big plans for a farm that the company owns, which provides ingredients for its culinary operations. Farm-to-table cuisine is important to Maplewood CEO Greg Smith, who […]

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

Construction: Planned Drever Capital Management to Open Senior Housing Near San Antonio Drever Capital Management has announced plans for an active senior living community, Larkspur at Gateway, which is to be located in Live Oak, Texas. The development will include a 64-unit memory care community and an intergenerational adult and child daycare center that will offer […]

Omega Supports Maplewood Growth, Questions $5 Billion Pipeline

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE: OHI) expressed faith in one of its senior living partners during its latest earnings call—but also expressed some apparent reservations with respect to that company’s growth plans. Omega has conveyed interest in backing Maplewood Senior Living’s large growth plans over the next several years. However, executives of the Hunt Vally, […]

Must-Read News: Staffing Tips, $5 Billion Pipeline

Happy Monday, Senior Housing News readers! We’re happy to share that the San Diego Splash—the oldest (dare we say best?) team in the San Diego Women’s Basketball Association—has secured an official endorsement deal from Miracle Whip.  “I couldn’t be happier because I’ve been a Miracle Whip fan since I was 3 years old,” team member […]

Potential $5 Billion Development Pipeline Planned for Maplewood’s Inspir Brand

When it broke ground on a luxury highrise in Manhattan earlier this summer, Maplewood Senior Living also announced that the building would launch its new Inspīr brand. Maplewood now is detailing ambitious plans to create other Inspīr communities by pursuing a multi-billion dollar pipeline of developments both in U.S. and international urban markets. “There’s been […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/15/17)

(Clarendale of Schererville rendering courtesy of LCS) Construction: Planned Seattle Community Getting $30 Million Facelift Transforming Age, a nonprofit that owns and operates 11 senior living communities in Washington and Minnesota, is planning some big upgrades for Parkshore, one of its properties in Seattle. The $30 million renovation project includes an aerobics room, green roof, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/25/17)

Construction: Planned Maplewood Senior Living to Grow Footprint in Connecticut Maplewood Senior Living has plans to inflate its presence in southern New England. The provider plans to break ground on a 34-unit expansion for its community in Darien, Connecticut, in late summer 2017. The expansion will increase Maplewood at Darien’s 66-unit community to 97 units. The interior […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/27/17)

Construction: Planned Dominion Senior Living to Open Third Kentucky Community Dominion Senior Living of Florence has plans to open a new faith-based senior living community in Florence, Kentucky, its third in the state. The two-story community is expected to cost about $10.3 million and will offer assisted living and memory care services in 61 apartments. […]

Senior Living and the City: Hottest Urban Design Trends

Senior living projects in city centers are not for the faint of heart. Between high land and construction costs, site scarcity, lengthy entitlement processes and sticker shock for lenders, taking on this type of development is no easy endeavor—and that’s not to mention design constraints. But given the unique strategies the majority of senior living […]