In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/6/15)

Construction: Planned Omega, Maplewood Senior Living to Co-Develop $246 Million NYC Community This week, Hunt Valley, Md.-based real estate investment trust (REIT) Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) and Westport, Conn.-based operator Maplewood Senior Living announced they will co-develop a $246 million luxury senior living community on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.  The luxury senior living residence […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/25/15)

(Chateau Waters Kitchen and Living Space – Photo Courtesy of Chateau Waters) Construction: Planned Northern Calif. Provider Closes Land Deal for 173-Unit Project Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services (NCPHS) last week announced it has officially closed on an $11.2 million purchase of land in Walnut Creek, Calif. where it plans to build a continuing […]

Why The Small House Model Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Healthier, happier residents. More visitors. Easier staff recruitment and less turnover. All these positive outcomes have been reported by senior living providers that have introduced a so-called household or small house model of care. Unfortunately, many of these providers also report one major drawback: Increased costs. Providers could be forgiven for thinking that household-style care […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/16/15)

Construction: Planned CA Ventures Planning Assisted Living Project in Kansas City Area Chicago-based real estate investment, development and management firm CA Ventures gained approval from the Overland Park Planning Commission this week for a special-use permit and final development plan for a 116-bed assisted living facility it plans to build within a $350 million mixed-use […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/19/15)

Construction: Planned Carriage Hill Assisted Living to Break Ground Next Week Carriage Hill Assisted Living will break ground on a new assisted living facility in Madbury, New Hampshire on March 26, the company said in a release. The 24-bed facility will feature architectural features in the style of a New England barn, living rooms, a […]

Where Walmart Meets Health Care, Senior Living Must Find Its Place

Senior living leaders recognize the importance of forging strong ties with hospitals and health care systems, but it appears many operators have been complacent and might now lack the tools to seize on partnership opportunities that would give them a competitive edge in a brand new health care landscape. International design, planning and consulting firm […]

4 Ways Memory Care Design Is Missing the Mark

Memory care construction has surged in recent years, bringing to the market both new products as well as repositioned communities that are expanding to meet the growing need for memory support services. However, despite the innovative approaches that have arisen, industry veterans say most modern memory care design principles are largely missing the mark. In […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/29/15)

Construction: Planned Luxury $56 Million Senior Living Tower Planned for Houston Dallas-based Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC) is moving forward with plans to build a new $56 million tower this year at The Buckingham community in Houston, reports Houston Business Journal. The Tower at Buckingham will feature 187 new residences, including 104 independent living apartment […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/26/14)

Construction: Planned Big Rock Partners Closes Land Purchase for $60 Million Fla. Project Company: Big Rock Partners Type: New Construction Location: Celebration, FL Funding: 60 million #of Beds: 225 Construction start date: First Quarter 2015 Los Angeles, Calif.-based real estate investment management and development firm Big Rock Partners has closed on a nine-acre land purchase […]

Senior Living Plays Tug-of-War With Baby Boomer Expectations

The next generation of residents is already shaping senior housing, but some of the ways continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) have been preparing for this cohort could be all wrong. An emphasis on high-end services and amenities and, in turn, expensive price tags might put luxury living out of reach for many seniors. Additionally, the […]