Arden 55+ Living Promotes Natalie Edeburn to Director of Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Arden, a Charlotte-based company developing 55+ active adult living communities in the Southeast, has promoted Natalie Edeburn to the role of director of operations. In this inaugural position, she will seek to establish best-in-class methodologies to support…

Selfhelp Opens Affordable Community on Long Island

WYANDANCH, N.Y. — Selfhelp has opened 11 Park Drive, an affordable housing community for seniors in the Long Island hamlet of Wyandanch. The developer’s SHASAM service model will provide onsite social services. The property is located adjacent to a Long…

KIRCO Opens 148-Unit Monark Grove Clarkston in Metro Detroit

CLARKSTON, Mich. — KIRCO has completed its first senior living community in Michigan, Monark Grove Clarkston. The 189,000-square-foot community is located on 17 acres in Clarkston, approximately 35 miles northwest of downtown Detroit. Beztak operates the property, which features 77…

Market Studies Can Make, Break Projects

With ground-up construction increasingly fraught with risk, savvy developers leverage data and consumer research to their advantage. By Jeff Shaw Developers and investors already know that a market report is one of the most crucial pieces of the “go” versus…

Smart Design Pays Dividends

From sustainable building features to family-friendly dining venues to comfortable staff lounges, today’s architects provide project blueprints that both inspire and pencil out. By Jeff Shaw Seniors housing as an industry is always changing, but the pace the past few…

Renovating Occupied Assets Requires a Gentle Hand

Developers must understand, respect and engage with residents to succeed. By Amy Fahey It is no secret there is a seniors housing shortage in this country. Given the lack of affordable land in many areas for ground-up construction, many developers…

Affordable Developer Standard Communities Breaks Out Three Business Units

LOS ANGELES — Standard Communities, a Los Angeles-based investor and developer of affordable multifamily housing including seniors housing, has established three new, diversified business lines. The three dedicated business lines — acquisition/redevelopment, new construction and essential housing — aim to…