Senior Living Developments

  • Developer to build four Alzheimer's care facilities in 2017, lender sought for fifth

    Developer to build four Alzheimer's care facilities in 2017, lender sought for fifth

    Orlando-based Certus Senior Living should break ground in January on the first of four $13 million Alzheimer's-focused senior care facilities in Central Florida it plans to start building in the first half of 2017, and will seek a lender for a fifth site later in the year, the company's CEO told...

  • Westminster plans $4.5M learning center building at Winter Park community

    Westminster plans $4.5M learning center building at Winter Park community

    Westminster Communities of Florida is seeking city approval for a new activities and events building on the lakefront of its 42-acre community in Winter Park, a projected $4.5 million investment for which the company should select a general contractor in Spring 2017, a lead executive with the company...

  • AV Homes continues Phase 5 expansion at Solivita in Polk County

    AV Homes continues Phase 5 expansion at Solivita in Polk County

    Less than a year after AV Homes launched Phase 5 at Solivita, the developer has filed preliminary plans for another 165 lots in the active adult community.  In February, the homebuilder submitted engineering plans to the South Florida Water Management District for a 209-acre parcel in the southwest...

  • Affordable housing developer pitches 2 senior apartment towers on Oak Ridge Rd

    Affordable housing developer pitches 2 senior apartment towers on Oak Ridge Rd

    Winter Park-based affordable housing specialist American Residential Development LLC (ARD) is proposing two age-restricted apartment towers in central Orange County, coming on the heels of a planned groundbreaking this month on its second such building in Kissimmee.  To be located at 1701 W. Oak...

  • Developers target Osceola for more affordable housing tax credit projects

    Developers target Osceola for more affordable housing tax credit projects

    Osceola County planners are reviewing a flurry of prospective affordable housing projects this month as developers rush to submit tax credit applications in time for the Florida Housing Finance Corporation's Nov. 17 deadline. Titan Land Company President Domingo Sanchez had five potential sites...

  • Adventist Health to build $20M skilled nursing and rehab center in Celebration

    Adventist Health to build $20M skilled nursing and rehab center in Celebration

    Adventist Health System (AHS), parent company of Florida Hospital, has filed engineering plans for a 120-bed skilled nursing facility on Celebration Boulevard, about halfway between W192 and World Drive. Michelle Givens, president of the non-profit company's nursing home division, Adventist Care...

  • NY developer plans $25M memory care facility in Apopka, mulls bonds to finance

    NY developer plans $25M memory care facility in Apopka, mulls bonds to finance

    New York-based MJM Associates, a developer and manager of special needs assisted living facilities, is reentering the Orlando market with plans for a new 125-bed project in Apopka, and expects to issue corporate bonds to partially finance it, the company's president told GrowthSpotter.  Dubbed...

  • New challenges arise for developer over Winter Park memory care facility

    New challenges arise for developer over Winter Park memory care facility

    Washington, D.C.-based luxury residential developer Brook Rose has reduced the size and scope of his proposed memory care facility in northern Winter Park six months after first going before the city's Planning and Zoning Board, but now faces staff opposition and more vocal opponents from the neighborhood. ...

  • Developer planning two senior apartment towers in Osceola

    Developer planning two senior apartment towers in Osceola

    Affordable housing specialist American Housing Development LLC (AHD) is scheduled to break ground next month on a second phase of Madison Crossing -- the first of two new age-restricted apartment towers planned for Osceola County. The Winter Park developer has applied for a building permit for...

  • Smaller version of Avalon Park development planned for Tavares

    Smaller version of Avalon Park development planned for Tavares

    Avalon Park Group has filed plans in Tavares to build a smaller version of its Avalon Park community on the shores of Lake Hermosa, bringing a potential 1,000-plus homes and mixed-use community just outside Eustis.  “We believe that we can repeat our success we had in Avalon Park in Orlando in...

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  • Construction coming in next phase of expansion at Oviedo’s Lutheran Haven

    Construction coming in next phase of expansion at Oviedo’s Lutheran Haven

    Multiple projects are underway at Lutheran Haven, a full-service community for seniors on a 25-acre swath of unincorporated Oviedo – some immediate, some ongoing. Reservations are now being taken for a projected early 2018 occupancy at the Landings of Lutheran Haven, a portion of the property which...

  • Local developer plans 225 senior & family affordable apts west of fairgrounds

    Local developer plans 225 senior & family affordable apts west of fairgrounds

    Local affordable rental housing group Banyan Development has plans for around 225 units of family- and senior-focused apartments on land west of the Central Florida Fairgrounds, with a civil engineer yet to be hired and an application planned for the Florida Housing Finance Corporation later this...

  • Plan revived for assisted living on Sanford's Marina Island, tear-down of hotel sought

    Plan revived for assisted living on Sanford's Marina Island, tear-down of hotel sought

    A Lake Mary developer is moving forward with plans to build an assisted living facility on a prime piece of Sanford real estate, and the project would generate opportunities for demolition and building contractors. Frank Cerasoli, managing partner of TFA IV LLC, has submitted a proposed site plan...

  • Providence One planning $30M assisted living facility near The Loop

    Providence One planning $30M assisted living facility near The Loop

    Providence One Investments is eying a 3.4-acre parcel on John Young Parkway just south of The Loop for a 120-unit assisted living and memory care facility (ALF).  The site, at the northwest corner of JYP and Centerview Boulevard, is currently owned by Tupperware Brands through its Deerfield Land...

  • Developer adds assisted living to apartment project on Boggy Creek Road

    Developer adds assisted living to apartment project on Boggy Creek Road

    After paying top dollar a decade ago for 16.6 acres on Boggy Creek Road, Orlando-based EspoGroup had to switch gears and come up with a new plan for the property to recoup their investment. "When we bought this land back in 2005 we paid $2.5 million," EspoGroup Manager Jose Notaro told GrowthSpotter....

  • ChampionsGate to get luxury retirement community by Vieste Group

    ChampionsGate to get luxury retirement community by Vieste Group

    Chicago-based Vieste Group has signed on to build its second Tuscan Isle-branded retirement community, this time at ChampionsGate.  Marc Reicher, senior vice president for ChampionsGate developer RIDA, told GrowthSpotter the parties signed an 80-year land lease on Wednesday for 11.7 acres at the...

  • Starwood and CalAtlantic building active adult community in Harmony

    Starwood and CalAtlantic building active adult community in Harmony

    With horizontal construction well underway at Osceola County's new active adult community The Lakes at Harmony, master developer Starwood Land Ventures has sold the first 43 lots to CalAtlantic Group for $2 million.  CalAtlantic, the Irvine, California-based corporation formed by the 2015 merger...

  • Tuscan Isle developer Vieste already looking ahead to 2nd phase of senior living facility

    Tuscan Isle developer Vieste already looking ahead to 2nd phase of senior living facility

    Construction on the $50 million Tuscan Isle senior living community is on pace for its planned spring 2016 opening, and owner-developer Vieste Group is already looking ahead to phase two. "The longterm plan is to build out a full campus and totally fill the gap in the continuum of care," CEO Mike...

  • Memory care facility planned for Kissimmee Medical Arts District

    Memory care facility planned for Kissimmee Medical Arts District

     A California-based developer that specializes in luxury assisted living homes is eying a 1.9-acre parcel on Park Place in Kissimmee to build an 63-bed memory care facility. Meridian at Summerplace is expanding beyond its West Coast roots into Florida, with active projects in the Tampa Bay, Sarasota,...

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