Calamar Rebrands Active Adult Portfolio as Connect55+

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. — Calamar Inc., an active adult owner-operator based in the Buffalo suburb of Wheatfield, has rebranded its entire portfolio under the new name of Connect55+. The existing portfolio of 40 communities will offer an extended and more comprehensive

Active Adult Faces Major ‘Stress Test’

Despite increased competition and delays in construction and lease-up due to COVID-19, developers remain bullish on the sector. By Jeff Shaw The relatively new segment of rental active adult housing has many developers interested, but hesitant.  The sector targets baby

Livingston Street Capital Hires Two to Expand Active Adult Sector Growth

RADNOR, Pa. — Livingston Street Capital, a boutique private equity firm focused on commercial real estate investments, has expanded its leadership team to coincide with the firm’s actively growing focus on active adult and independent living assets nationally. The Randor-based

McShane to Build 138-Unit Avenida Hendersonville Near Nashville

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Avenida Partners has selected McShane Construction Co. to build Avenida Hendersonville, a 138-unit active adult community in the Nashville suburb of Hendersonville. The three-story building will be positioned on a five-acre site. The community will offer 6,000

COVID Reveals Opportunities for New Industries to Serve Older Adults

The pandemic has turned some technologies from optional amenities into operational necessities. By Jonathan Gould, K4Connect COVID has brought countless industries to a halt and caused companies to rethink how they continue to meet the needs of their customers while

Industry Veterans Launch New Development Company

BOISE — A team of senior living industry veterans have launching Wellness Enhanced Lifestyle Living, a new senior living development company based in Boise. The company’s leadership team includes Dave Mazurek, formerly founder of Sterling Bay’s senior living platform and

Incorporating the Pandemic Experience into Design

From processes to spaces, senior living design and construction are in for a change. By Drew Roskos Now in month six of our country’s full-scale reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all embracing today’s heightened awareness of public health