Best Standalone Memory Care Design of 2023: The Cordwainer Goes Big on Biophilic Elements

When setting out to design The Cordwainer, owners Bodo and Tamilyn Liesenfeld had one goal: to make the community outstanding and unique. The Cordwainer is the first, and currently only, community owned and operated by Anthemion Senior Lifestyles. To help the community stand out, it only offers memory care and includes multiple European influences, which […]

Best Building Renovation Design of 2022: Senior Living Goes Back to School

The first public high school in Southbridge, Massachusetts, is now housing for older adults, including some who walked the halls as students and others who taught there years ago. Thanks to a recent repositioning project, the former Mary E. Wells School in Southbridge has become The Residences at The Wells School. The senior living community […]

In the Pipeline: AmeriCare Health’s New Flagship Community; Engel Burman Opens No. 15 on Long Island

Construction: Planned Erickson Opens Sales Center for Planned Community Erickson Living has opened a sales center for Avery Point, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) slated to open in Short Pump, Virginia. Construction will occur in phases, with the first phase consisting of two residence buildings with 218 units and a community clubhouse scheduled to […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/7/16)

(Rendering of The Buckingham located in Houston, Texas — Photo courtesy of The Buckingham) Construction: Planned Presbyterian Homes Plans $49.5 Million Redevelopment Project GracePointe Crossing, a Presbyterian Homes & Services senior living community, is planning a redevelopment project in Cambridge, Minn. The first phase of the project is expected to being in the fall. The community […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/9/15)

(The Residence at Brookside — Photo Courtesy of Congress Building Corp.) Construction: Planned New Silverado Community Granted Approval in Wash. Irvine, Calif.-based operator Silverado this week announced that it has received unanimous approval from the Cordata Design Review Board to build an 80-unit memory care community in Bellingham, Wash. Set to break ground as early […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/16/14)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Louisiana Market Expansion  Texas-based assisted living and memory care provider Avanti Senior Living is planning to expand into the Louisiana market, beginning with Baton Rouge and Covington.  The cities will soon be home to Avanti’s next projects, 77,000-square-foot communities that will accommodate 50 assisted living and 40 memory care […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/3/14)

Construction: Planned Developers Propose 239-Unit Senior Living Complex in Georgia Nonprofit the Beverly J. Searles Foundation is proposing to build a 239-unit senior living community in Fayetteville, Georgia, reports The Citizen. The Lafayette Place proposal calls for developing a 13.7-acre site to include 125 independent living units, 24 independent “quad” villas, 60 assisted living units and […]