Lifespace Communities Completes $19M Expansion of CCRC Near Chicago

by Jeff Shaw

LOMBARD, Ill. — Lifespace Communities Inc. has completed the $19 million expansion and renovation of Beacon Hill, a continuing care retirement community in Lombard, approximately 20 miles west of Chicago.

The expansion added a 28,000-square-foot building to the community featuring a new theatre and lounge, multiple dining venues, a kitchen and culinary preparation space, and various activity areas for entertainment and wellness functions.

Beacon Hill is 32 years old and hosts more than 500 residents in its 360 apartments homes and undisclosed number of memory care and skilled nursing suites.

Construction on the new building and renovations began in 2014. Chicago-based Walsh Construction was the contractor for the project, which Minneapolis-based Tremain Architects & Planners designed.


Des Moines, Iowa-based Lifespace Communities is a nonprofit operator of 12 CCRCs in seven states serving more than 4,300 residents.

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