Labor Shortage Drives Up Senior Housing Construction Costs

A shortage of skilled workers has driven labor costs for senior living construction projects upward, causing some contractors to even turn down work or be more picky in the projects they choose. While the labor issue continues, material prices remained relatively stagnant in January after registering as costlier in August, according to a report released Wednesday. […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/14/16)

(Dining room at Kalākaua Gardens in Honolulu) Construction: Planned Pinkard Construction to Build Colo. Assisted Living, Memory Care Expansion Construction manager and general contractor Pinkard Construction Company was recently awarded the construction of Sunny Vista Living Center’s new assisted living and memory care expansion in Colorado Springs, Colo. The new, $10.5 million building, designed by Lantz-Boggio Architects, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/15/15)

Construction: Planned Chamberlain Senior Care Buys Land for $15 Million Senior Housing Campus Cincinnati-based Chamberlain Senior Care, LLC, recently announced that it has acquired a 14.8-acre property in eastern Jefferson County in Louisville, Ky.—a site that will be home to what the company promises to be a “cruise ship on land.” The Jefferson County Board […]

Movers & Shakers: Holland Home’s New CEO

The Weitz Company Welcomes New Business Development Director The Weitz Company has appointed Andrew Fisher as the firm’s director of business development for senior living. Fisher has worked in the senior living industry for more than 20 years, serving most recently as COO for a senior living company with operations in Nebraska and Iowa. In […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/20/15)

(Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill – Photo courtesy of Masonic Villages) Construction: Planned Immanuel Lutheran Communities Plans Senior Housing Community for Montana Not-for-profit organization Immanuel Lutheran Communities, in partnership with Mountain Plains Equity Group, have developed plans to build a new senior living apartment complex on 4.2 acres at 41 Meridian Court near downtown Kalispell in […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/30/15)

Construction: Planned Aspire Development Partners, The Arbor Company Plan Ga. Community Ga.-based Aspire Development Partners and The Arbor Company recently announced plans for the development of a cutting-edge senior living community in Georgia’s Cherokee County. The project site is located on Sixes Road near the master-planned Bridge Mill Golf and Country Club community. Construction, which […]

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 (4/2/15)

Construction: Planned Developers Propose 122-Unit Senior Housing Development in Mass. A group of housing developers and investors say their proposed 122-unit senior housing project in Wareham, Mass. would be a perfect fit within the the community, reports local WarehamVillageSoup.com. Representatives of real estate asset acquisition company Allied Ventures, housing developer Calamar, and G.A.F Engineering of […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/12/15)

Construction: Planned Senior Lifestyle Corp. to Break Ground on New Fla. Community Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation announced last week it will break ground this spring on its newest community, The Sheridan at Cooper City, a 111-unit assisted living and memory care facility in Cooper City, Fla. The Sheridan at Cooper City will feature 72 assisted […]