Senior Living Archives

Redevelopment plans will transform Phoenix hotel into senior housing

A partnership between Bruckal Developments and Ridgeline Properties has purchased the former Country Inn & Suites property at 20221 N. 29th Ave. for a price of $8,336,000. The buyer plans to convert the property into senior housing — assisted living and memory care. “This is one of the most creative and complex real estate transactions… Read More →

Diversity is key to senior living development in Phoenix

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Paula West, “over 65,” loves living in a mid-rise, downtown Phoenix condo, surrounded by a diverse group of people. Juanita Gonzales, 73, prefers living with her family in a large, suburban Litchfield Park home, where she passes down her Mexican culture to her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. Judy and Mel Kauffman, both in their early… Read More →

The Weitz Company completes construction of Savanna House

The Weitz Company
by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Construction on a 119,000-square-foot assisted living and memory care facility, Savanna House, in Gilbert was completed by The Weitz Company in late March. The upscale facility offers three memory care neighborhoods. Each area caters to residents who are living with different stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The assisted living portion of the community will offer residents… Read More →

Construction starts on $107.652M Sagewood expansion

Sagewood
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Senior Living

Construction is underway for a $107.652 million expansion at the resort-like senior living community, Sagewood, near the Musical Instrument Museum at 4555 E. Mayo Blvd., in Phoenix. The expansion will add 24 estate homes, an additional assisted living facility, and an event center to the community while doubling parking, according to Stewart Ingram, executive director of… Read More →

Putting the living back in senior living

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by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Whether it’s a 92-year-old flying in a glider plane for the first time or built-in movie theaters and Starbucks, today’s senior living communities are putting the living back in senior living. Many of the same features showcased at the latest luxury multifamily developments like resort-style pools, spas, upgraded common areas and things to do can… Read More →

Fellowship Square will begin construction in Surprise in November

Fellowship Square
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Senior Living

Construction for Fellowship Square Surprise, located at 16477 W. Bell Rd. will begin on November 15, 2016. It is expected to open in February 2018. The fully gated facility will have 313 apartment homes on 14-acres, with 255 of the apartments set for independent living, 42 apartments for assisted living and 16 suites for memory care.… Read More →

Bascom buys Prescott senior living facility

Bascom
by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Bascom Arizona Ventures has acquired the Prescott Lakes Senior Community, a 123-unit luxury independent living senior apartment community for $18,000,000 or $146,341 per unit. The property is located in Prescott, Arizona in the highly desirable Prescott Lakes master planned community. Bascom Arizona Ventures worked with Brian Halpern and Alex Kane of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas,… Read More →

$30 million senior living facility coming to Pima Center

Pima Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Pima Center, a mixed-use business park located along the Loop 101 between the Via de Ventura and Pima/90th Street exits on the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, will be the site of a new Legacy Village assisted living community. The $30 million project is expected to create more than 175 full and part-time jobs. Legacy… Read More →

Sagewood expands with 24 independent living homes

Sagewood
by in AZRE Magazine | Senior Living

Sagewood, a Life Plan Community featuring a resort-like setting and amenities focused on independence and well-being in northeast Phoenix, is expanding its senior living community with high-end independent living homes, The Estates. Inspired by hand-crafted custom homes, The Estates neighborhood will consist of 24 highly-appointed, luxury villas, single or duplex casita homes ranging from 1,926… Read More →

The Weitz Company finishes 2 buildings at The Colonnade

The Weitz Company

The Weitz Company completed construction on two, four-story independent living villas for Sun Health’s The Colonnade senior living community, according a spokesperson, Tuesday. Buildings five and six within The Colonnade were recently finished. The two buildings include 36-units condo-style homes with high-end finishes along with a courtyard and more. The Colonnade is one type of… Read More →

Fellowship Square in Surprise breaks ground

Fellowship Square Surprise broke ground Wednesday on its newest senior housing community. The project, Fellowship Square Surprise, will be built at 16477 W. Bell Rd., and 16640 N. Sarival Rd., in Surprise. The senior living facility will consist of two buildings on 14.6 acres,  with 313 studio, one and two bedroom residences, including 255 independent living units,… Read More →

Sagewood completes $13.2M expansion

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Sagewood, a Scottsdale senior living community, has completed the expansion of its on-site, Acacia Health Center, according to Sagewood’s Executive Director Stewart Ingram. Doubling in size, the $13.2 million expansion includes another 36,300 square-feet to Acacia Health Center at Sagewood. Sixty beds have been added to the health center including a new 20-bed memory care neighborhood… Read More →

The Weitz Company finishes senior living community

Weitz Company

The downtown Mesa age-restricted senior living community, Encore on First West, has officially been completed, according to a Wednesday announcement by The Weitz Company. Encore on West First is a 44,000 square-foot, 4-story building, 44 unit complex that was built with accommodations for a future solar panel system on the roof. The community is a… Read More →

Amenity packed senior living facilities are the place to go

The face of senior living and assisted care facilities is changing. From Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) and stand-alone memory care and rehabilitation facilities, to entrance-fee models and rental options and hybrids of all of the above, continuum care is departing from a sullen and depressing nursing home stigma. There is no better place to… Read More →