Development

QUINCY, Mass. — Nixon Peabody LLP has negotiated a Green & Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) transaction for Bauer House, a seniors housing community in the Boston suburb of Quincy. Wollaston Lutheran Church owns the property. The transaction also involved a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion and FHA-insured Section 223(f) loan originated by Hampden Park Capital and made by Lument Real Estate Capital. Bauer House, a subsidized residence for independent seniors, will use the GRRP funds and FHA-insured loan proceeds to finance a new energy-efficient HVAC system and to make accessibility …

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RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. — Belmont Village Senior Living and Greystar Real Estate Partners have unveiled plans for Belmont Village Rancho Santa Fe, a luxury active adult community in Rancho Santa Fe, approximately 25 miles north of San Diego. Groundbreaking is scheduled to occur before the end of the year. The project will feature over 185 apartments including 15 freestanding cottages. The leaders of both Greystar and Belmont Village, Jerry Brand and Patricia Will, are long-term residents of Rancho Santa Fe. Belmont Village Rancho Santa Fe will be Belmont Village’s …

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Seniors housing veteran launches active adult development firm in the Southwest. By Jeff Shaw Ben Burke cut his teeth as an executive at two major seniors housing owner-operators, Spectrum Retirement Communities and Anthology Senior Living, the latter of which is the seniors housing arm of developer CA Ventures. But, as so often happens with individuals who possess an entrepreneurial spirit, he got the itch to run his own company. At the end of 2021, he left Anthology and launched active adult developer Headwaters Group in early 2022. “I felt like …

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By Jason Schwartzberg In 1971, Alka-Seltzer, the two-white-tablet packet that helps relieve heartburn, launched a commercial set in a neighborhood bistro where a waiter persuaded a man to sample a new dish. The actor explains: “Came to this little place. Waiter says, ‘Try this, you’ll like it.’ What’s this? ‘Try it, you’ll like it.’ But what is it? ‘Try it, you’ll like it.’ So, I tried it. Thought I was going to die. Took two Alka-Seltzer.” The actor concludes the spot by declaring: “Alka-Seltzer works. Try it. You’ll like it.” …

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SEATTLE — Aegis Living has opened Aegis Living Laurelhurst in the Laurelhurst neighborhood of Seattle, near the University of Washington (UW). The six-story building features 147,911 square feet of space and 136 assisted living apartments.  Aegis Development LLC is the developer, Ankrom Moisan Architects is the architecture firm and Exxel Pacific is the general contractor. Aegis Living Laurelhurst is Aegis’ 38th community and the second one to open this year.

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SAN DIEGO — Community HousingWorks (CHW) has opened Puesta del Sol Apartments, a 59-unit affordable seniors housing community in the Linda Vista neighborhood of San Diego.  Puesta del Sol apartments are reserved for households earning 30 to 60 percent of the area median income and the community has been awarded 59 project-based vouchers to ensure access for the most income-vulnerable residents. Additionally, six of the 59 vouchers will serve chronically homeless. Built adjacent to CHW’s Amanecer Apartments on Ulric Street, Puesta del Sol completes the combined intergenerational community. Together, Puesta …

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By Ed Cadavona, Managing Partner, AO With a growing need and rising costs, building affordable housing continues to be a major challenge in the Golden State, California. The demand for housing exceeds current supply with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) estimating the need for 2.5 million new homes over the next eight years, with approximately 1 million designated for lower-income households.  The issues are complex, requiring the state, cities, developers, financiers, communities and architects to come together to overcome the deficit of affordable housing for families …

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MINNEAPOLIS — Lupe Development has opened Wirth on the Woods, a 200-unit mixed-income seniors housing community in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis. The campus includes 100 units of affordable seniors housing in a six-story building (The Theodore) and 100 units of market-rate active adult housing (The Eloise) in a second six-story building. The development includes a new regional storm pond, outdoor classroom and play area for the adjacent Anwatin Middle and Bryn Mawr Elementary schools, as well as shared amenities for the senior campus. The affordable housing at The …

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HASLETT, Mich. — REDICO has opened American House Meridian, a seniors housing community in Haslett, which is located within Meridian Township just east of Lansing and Michigan State University. The community rises four stories and features 132 units of independent living, 50 of which were pre-leased prior to opening. Cunningham-Limp Development Co. built the community, with Banko Design as architect. The site is located near highways I-96 and I-69, five premier golf courses and two major hospital systems: McLaren and Sparrow.

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ATLANTA — The Benoit Group, in partnership with Atlanta Housing, has received financing for the development of Englewood Senior in Atlanta.  The 160-unit affordable senior living project marks the first redevelopment phase of a master-planned, mixed-use, multi-phase community on the 30-acre site of the former Englewood Manor public housing site. Originally built in 1971 on approximately 30 acres, Englewood Manor offered 324 public housing units before the residents were relocated in 2007, followed by the property’s demolition in 2009 with HUD approval. The site is located in southeast Atlanta approximately …

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