In the Pipeline: Planned ‘Medical City’ Moves Ahead; Three New RLC Groundbreakings

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 Planned ‘Medical City’ in Orlando One Step Closer to Fruition Local officials in Orlando, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/18/16)

(Rendering of The Blake at Woodcreek Farms senior living community in Elgin, S.C. — Photo courtesy of Blake Management Group and Cardinal Ventures) Construction: Planned Developer Proposes $35 Million School Transformation into Senior Living City officials of Leesburg, Fla. recently approved plans for a developer to transform a historic school into a senior living community, reports […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/17/15)

(Metro @ Compton – An affordable senior housing community in Compton, Calif.) Construction: Planned Living Care Lifestyles Plans Seattle Memory Care Community  Seattle-based Living Care Lifestyles plans to break ground next spring on a new free-standing memory care community in West Seattle, which it says will be the only dedicated memory care community in the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/18/14)

Construction: Planned Ohio Senior Living Community Plans $20 Million Expansion Otterbein Senior LIfestyle Choices is planning a $20 million expansion to add more housing to its continuing care retirement community (CCRC) campus in Lebanon, Ohio, reports Dayton Business Journal. The project will create 83 independent living units across 20 new buildings, among them will be 17 […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/29/14)

Construction: Planned Groundbreaking Planned for $70M Oklahoma CCRC this Fall Officials with Oklahoma City-based Epworth Villa plan to hold a groundbreaking for a new continuing care retirement community (CCRC) this fall in Stillwater, OK, reports Stillwater News Press. The Ranch, which will be Stillwater’s first CCRC, will be located on 55 acres adjacent to Lakeside […]

Senior Communities Win Resident Buy-In Through the Arts

Some senior living providers are generating community buzz—and simultaneously engaging residents—by carving out a niche in the arts. Meta Housing Corporation’s developments include three senior arts colonies along with a focus on arts programming throughout its senior housing portfolio, while a Sunrise Senior Living community recently kicked off its first-ever playwriting residency through a partnership […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/6/14)

Construction: Planned Plans Move Forward for $30 million Michigan Senior Living Village Preliminary site plans for a $30 million senior living community in Michigan were approved last week by the Pittsfield Township Planning Commission, bringing the development from Brighton-based Unified Property Group LLC closer to a groundbreaking, reports MLive. The project calls for a 175,000-square-foot […]

Developer Looks to Expand on Success of Artist Niche Senior Living

The success of several niche senior living communities in and around Los Angeles is leading its developer and nonprofit partner to seek expansion opportunities beyond California.  The Developer, Meta Housing, and its nonprofit partner, EngAGE, have successfully launched three California artist colonies for retirees in addition to  Meta’s dozens of traditional communities, most recently with […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Grandbridge, Cambridge, Cushman & Wakefield

Grandbridge Seniors Housing Group Facilitates Acquisition Financing Grandbridge’s Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Team facilitated bridge financing for the joint venture between Focus Healthcare Partners and Artemis Real Estate Partners on the 192-unit Skagit Valley Senior Village in Burlington, Wash.  As the project had been purchased without debt, the loan allowed the joint venture to […]

USA Today: Artist Colony As Retirement Community is Huge Success

As an alternative to traditional options, some Los Angeles-based retirees are finding their fit in a senior artists’ colony, reports USA Today.  Citing the experience of one aging couple who was not interested in the “old fashioned traditional senior citizens living,” USA Today details the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, developed by LA-based Meta Housing, as […]