Senior Living Archives

Mesquite Grill & Lounge opens at Sagewood

Mesquite Lounge, WEB

Sagewood, a senior living community featuring resort-like amenities and health care services, has opened Mesquite Grill & Lounge, a 100-seat restaurant with lounge and patio featuring intercontinental cuisine in a contemporary, casual design with a display kitchen. Three distinct dining experiences are offered at Mesquite Grill & Lounge: a relaxed, casual dining area featuring an… Read More →

Sundt Construction breaks ground on Friendship House at Royal Oaks

Friendship House, WEB

Sundt Construction has broken ground on the Friendship House at Royal Oaks Lifecare Retirement Community in Sun City, Ariz. The $13.6M project is a two-story memory care facility designed to provide lifestyle-focused accommodations for Royal Oaks residents with varying levels of cognitive needs. This is Sundt’s sixth project for Royal Oaks, speaking to the longstanding… Read More →

128-Unit Senior Housing Community Comes to Ahwatukee

Rendering of Generations at Agritopia (a sister property). Renderings of the Ahwatukee location are not yet completed.

Investment Property Associates, LLC (IPA) and Retirement Community Specialists (RCS) have partnered for a second time to develop a senior living community in Ahwatukee near the southwest corner of Chandler Boulevard and 50th Street.  The 8-acre site of the planned senior community is part of a 35-acre mixed-use parcel acquired by IPA in 2012. The… Read More →

Construction on Sagewood Senior Living Casitas Begin Due to Market Demand

Sagewood Casita Patio, WEB

Strong community sales and a recovering housing market has spurred the second phase of casitas now under construction at Sagewood, a Life Care Services community featuring resort-like amenities and health care services for senior living. The detached casitas range from 2,173 to 2,326 SF for a two bedroom, den and two-and-a-half bath design offering a… Read More →

Lease Rates Drop, Vacancy Steady in Medical Office Buildings

GPE-40th-Logo

GPE Commercial Advisors released its 3Q healthcare report for the Phoenix Metro. At the end of the 3Q 2013, the government had shut down and the debate over the debt ceiling was at an impasse over the funding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Not only are healthcare providers trying to understand the impact ACA… Read More →

DMB Associates Unveils Vision for Verrado’s 'Next Generation Community'

Victory at Verrado

DMB Associates broke ground today on “Victory,” totaling approximately 1,200 acres, representing the next generation of communities for people 55+ years and better. “We’ve created a neighborhood in our thriving small town community of Verrado where people can explore the life they have waited to live for at least 55 years,” said Charley Freericks, president of… Read More →

Weitz Company Completes Sun Health Colonnade Phase One

Sun Health Collonade

After 11 months of construction, the City of Surprise awarded The Weitz Company a Conditional Certificate of Occupancy for the first Independent Living building at Sun Health’s Colonnade on August 24. The building includes 36 new independent living units, as well as a new promenade, spine road, and site enhancements to the main roads, entryway… Read More →