Design & Planning

Creating a Community Focused on Aging in Place

Nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their home as they age, so why is it that so many development plans for senior living facilities combine assisted living and memory care with independent living? While it may make sense from an investment standpoint to capture the demographic and guide them through the aging process in a traditional senior living facility, it’s not what those in the “55 or better” community really want. Aging in place promotes life satisfaction, a positive quality of life, and self-esteem—all of which are needed to remain happy, healthy, and well into old age. So, rather than focusing on “capturing” a demographic for the rest… Read More »Creating a Community Focused on Aging in Place

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Self Performing Developers & the Changing Role of the General Contractor

With more developers choosing to self-perform as their own architect, engineer, or general contractor, combined with the emergence of design/build firms, and self-performing general contractors the traditional method of development is changing. Here we will explore the new options open to developers when selecting a general contractor for their project.