The Douglas Company is excited to announce the Completion of Construction on YourLife Memory Care Community

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in senior living, multi-family and mixed-use construction projects, is proud to announce the completion of construction on the new YourLife Memory Care Community, located in Coconut Creek, Florida.

YourLife of Coconut Creek is a 61,760 square-foot, two-story memory care community with 84 apartment-style units. Residents will enjoy amenities including multiple common areas, a spa and beauty salon, numerous screened-in porches, interior courtyard, putting green, and a butterfly heritage garden. This $13.2 million community owned by Olson Land Partners, was designed by architect, Leo A. Daly to deliver the most exceptional memory care and engaging lifestyle for residents living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, as well as, meeting all stringent South Florida hurricane protection requirements.

"The Douglas Company is excited to be part of the project team celebrating the successful completion of this development. We...

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Construction has begun on HarborChase of Stuart

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in senior living, multi-family and mixed-use construction projects, is pleased to announce that construction has begun on HarborChase of Stuart, a 127,798 square-foot assisted living and memory care community in Stuart, Florida.

Co-developed and owned by Denver-based Confluent Senior Living, co-developed and operated by Florida-based Harbor Retirement Associates and designed by Baker Barrios Architects, Inc.; HarborChase of Stuart will provide a mix of 134 assisted living and memory care apartments in the two-story facility.  The luxury senior living community will feature amenities including a full-service commercial kitchen, multiple dining areas, a salon, massage room, wellness room, three interior courtyards complete with multiple fountains, a shade sail, a putting green, resident planting beds, a fire pit, and high-end interior finishes.  Construction is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2020.

“Our project team is excited to be building this phenomenal development. ...

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The Douglas Company Celebrates Groundbreaking of the New Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation Community in Wesley Chapel, Florida

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in senior living, multi-family and mixed-use construction projects, celebrated with the owner, TLC Management, Inc., a recent groundbreaking of their new $33.2 million Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation Community in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation Community will feature a total of 201 residences inclusive of 106 skilled nursing, 22 memory care, and 73 assisted living suites. Meticulously designed by Cuhaci & Peterson, the community will encompass approximately 158,971 square feet of living and communal space with amenities including a health spa, theater, game room, wellness gym, activity center, resident art gallery, library, putting green, and bistro shop – all conveniently located on-site. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2020.

“It's gratifying to bring TLC Management’s vision to life.  Blue Heron Health and Rehabilitation will be a beautiful space with first-rate services that meets the...

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John Burlazzi joins The Douglas Company Team as a new Senior Project Manager, Southeast Division

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announces that John Burlazzi has joined the company as a new Senior Project Manager, Southeast Division, and will be working directly out of the Orlando, Florida office.

Mr. Burlazzi began his career and education in the architectural field and holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from The New Jersey Institute of Technology. John is a 30-year construction industry veteran of both the public and private sectors with a strong background in varying types of development and construction projects, including multiple senior living, healthcare, governmental, educational, commercial, hospitality, multi-family communities, retail, and residential communities. 

In Mr. Burlazzi's new role he will be responsible for working with owners, architects and subcontractors during the construction process, which includes overseeing all construction activities, controlling building costs, maintaining the project schedule and ensuring that the highest quality product is delivered to our clients.

"John's level...

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Announcing Our New Website – Designed with You in Mind

After several months of hard work and dedication, The Douglas Company is thrilled to officially announce the launch of our new website! We invite you to visit us at douglascompany.com to learn more about our processes, services, culture, and to explore our project portfolio

Our new website coincides with our expanding role as an industry leading General Contractor specializing in the construction and renovation of senior living and multi-family projects. The primary objectives of the redesign of our site were focused on providing the opportunity to rediscover who we are as a company, our services and solutions, aesthetics, simplifying our content, and increasing the visibility of our brand. 

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The Douglas Company is pleased to announce that Chris Vasel, PE has been Promoted to Project Manager

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Vasel to the position of Project Manager. In Mr. Vasel's new position, he will directly manage commercial construction projects from early development through project completion and will be responsible for overall cost, schedule and budget evaluation, as well as, all construction coordination. Chris Vasel is an alumnus of The Ohio State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Technology, Civil Engineering, and holds a Professional Engineer Certification. Chris started his career with The Douglas Company in 2015 and has taken on various roles as an Estimator, Field Engineer, Project Coordinator, progressing to Assistant Project Manager and currently accepting his new position of Project Manager. "We are consistently evaluating how to best contribute to the success of our employees, clients, and partners; Chris will be an integral part of our growth and success moving forward. He has worked...

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The Douglas Company has Broken Ground on Sand Hill Memory Care in Gainesville, Virginia

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in multi-family, senior living, and mixed-use construction projects, has broken ground on Sand Hill Memory Care, a new $10.8 million memory care community in Gainesville, Virginia. The Developer, Dillin LLC, selected M&A Architects of Columbus, Ohio to design the 40,944 square foot single-story community, featuring 64 suites, multiple activity areas, commercial kitchen, spa, physical therapy, sunrooms, as well as, a salon and two interior courtyards. "We are excited to be building our third senior living community for Dillin LLC," said Hunter Kick, Project Coordinator of The Douglas Company. "Our partnership is truly about utilizing our strengths to create a senior living community that offers an unsurpassed standard of living to its residents. Our team is proud to be part of the development that brings this new option for residents with Alzheimer's, dementia and other types of memory challenges to the Gainesville...

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The Douglas Company Announces The Completion Of A New Senior Living Community In Sylvania, Ohio

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in multi-family, senior living, and mixed-use construction projects, announces the completion of a new senior living community in Sylvania, Ohio. Charter Senior Living at Oak Openings is a 48,882 square-foot community, developed by EBS Sylvania, LLC, delivers a combination of 52 assisted living and memory care suites for residents. The $8.6 million project was designed by M+A Architects and brings a new and modern standard in senior living to Sylvania and Toledo area residents. The one-story, contemporary community features first-class amenities, including full-service kitchen, billiards room, bistro, fitness room, salon, spa room, living rooms, activity areas, as well as, exterior courtyards and patios. "Our team is excited to be part of the project team of this new senior living community that will provide a new option in assisted living and memory care to the residents in our hometown," stated Alex Koch,...

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The Douglas Company Celebrates the Completion of Construction with Owners Confluent Development and Harbor Retirement Associates

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in senior living, multi-family and mixed-use construction projects celebrates the completion of construction with owners Confluent Development and Harbor Retirement Associates at the grand opening of HarborChase of Beavercreek Senior Living Community in Beavercreek, Ohio. This $21.5 million community, designed by Eppstein Uhen Architects, brings a new modern standard in senior housing to the Dayton area residents. The 123,000 square-foot luxury retirement community consists of 64 assisted living and 46 memory care apartments in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom options. The two-story contemporary community features first-class amenities including a bistro, bar, large dining rooms, multiple serving kitchens, multiple activity areas, salon and pedicure, wellness center, two enclosed courtyards, putting green, outdoor fireplace and seating area, exterior fountains, and several private balconies. "We are enthusiastic in announcing the completion of construction on this beautiful luxury senior living community that provides...

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The Douglas Company Begins Construction on The Pearl

The Douglas Company, an award-winning Toledo, Ohio based general contractor specializing in multi-family, senior living, and mixed-use construction projects has begun construction on The Pearl, a new $14 million luxury apartment community in Birmingham, Michigan.

Developer, FLS #5 Properties LLC, selected Marusich Architecture of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan to design the 92,378 square foot, four-story mixed-use development with an underground parking garage that will offer an attractive exterior design, and high-quality interior finishes. The Pearl will include 4,500 square feet of ground-level retail space, as well as, 26 luxury apartments with one and two-bedroom floor plans, and a full suite of amenities including private underground parking, private balconies, hardwood flooring, large kitchens, modern fireplaces, high ceilings, and walk-in closets.

"The Douglas Company is very excited to take on this project," said Tyler Brumbaugh, Project Manager of The Douglas Company. "Our team is looking forward to playing a role in the continual transformation of...

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Construction Nears Completion on the Centre Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center in Tallahassee, Florida

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is pleased to provide an update on the construction progress of the expansion of the Centre Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center in Tallahassee, Florida. Lantz Boggio Architects collaborated with the owner, Clear Choice Health Care, to design the 40,860 square-foot addition which includes: 33 new suites, a state-of-the-art therapy gym and spa, salon, and theater. The expansion of the existing facility will provide more space and amenities for patients who are undergoing rehabilitation prior to returning back home. The Centre Pointe expansion is expected to be complete in February of 2019. "Our team is excited to be so close to completion of this project, knowing this expansion will offer an even stronger future to this community and its residents; it's gratifying to know we have a hand in making that happen," said Josh Conradi, Project Coordinator with The Douglas Company. The Douglas Company  The Douglas Company is an industry-leading...

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Your Life Senior Living Memory Care Community Construction Completed

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is excited to announce completion on the construction of Your Life Senior Living, a new Memory Care Community located in Stuart, Florida. Your Life Senior Living Memory Care Community is a 60,217 square foot, $12.6 million community constructed in four sections, each with its own theme, ensuring that every neighborhood has an individualized, homelike quality. The interior has a bright, open layout with many elegant finishes. Amenities include activity rooms for arts and crafts, and therapy classes, a salon and spa, theater room, putting green, and an interior courtyard that is beautifully landscaped with butterfly gardens and a rock waterfall. The Douglas Company collaborated with Olson Land Partners and architect, Leo A. Daly, to provide this state-of-the-art community that offers 74 residential rooms and is designed to promote safe and abundant living for area residents with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. "We celebrate the completion of this Olson...

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Reaves Named New Executive Vice President of Construction, Southeast Division

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announces David Reaves has joined the company as the new Executive Vice President of Construction, Southeast Division, and will be working directly out of the Orlando, Florida office. "David is recognized as a dynamic executive and is known for his leadership skills in overseeing and completing complex, multi-million dollar projects for clients. With his extensive experience in construction and his enthusiasm for success, we continue to build a strong team in the southeast to support our clients in their construction needs. We are looking forward to seeing the impact and breadth of his leadership within our company," said Peter Douglas, President of The Douglas Company. Mr. Reaves brings 38 years of industry experience in both the United States and Internationally to his new leadership position. After graduating from Duke University with a degree in Civil Engineering, he spent his career leading various business units of a leading...

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$21 Million Luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announces the completion of Symphony at the Waterways, a $21 million luxury assisted living and memory care community located on 1.3 acres of land on the Intracoastal Waterway at 3001 East Oakland Park Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The 105,000 square-foot assisted living and memory care community features 84 assisted living apartments and 20 memory care apartments. Symphony at the Waterways features beautiful common areas that offer residents vast outdoor lounge areas, rooftop patios, and a courtyard/pier. Assisted living residents and memory care residents will also benefit from a secure memory care terrace. Amenities also include an elegant dining room, a bistro for cocktail dining, library, fitness center, an 8th-floor sky dining lounge allowing for stunning views of the surrounding water, a salon and spa and a surround-sound theater with raised auditorium seating and a 90" screen. Developed by CCH-GD Fort Lauderdale Realty, this state-of-the-art, eight-story luxurious...

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WellBridge of Clarkston Rehabilitation Community Project Completed

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is pleased to announce the completion of construction on WellBridge of Clarkston Rehabilitation Community located in Independence Charter Township, Michigan. A grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony were held on October 24th. Developed by The WellBridge Group, the 68,465 square-foot community designed by JW Design features 92 private suites and 4 semi-private suites for post-acute care residents. The $16.5 million community features ample public areas throughout the building, allowing residents to maintain an active lifestyle with amenities including WB Fresh bistro and coffee shop serving Starbucks Coffee, state-of-the-art therapy space, full-service salon, game room, extensive courtyard areas, fire pit and concert-listening area (for next-door DTE Energy Center). The project's completion marks the sixth collaboration between The WellBridge Group and The Douglas Company. "We are tremendously pleased with the finished result and thoroughly enjoyed working closely with The Douglas Company team on another successful project," said Mike Perry,...

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Construction Begins on Seventh Project with Owner Kaplan Development Group

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, celebrates the start of construction on its seventh project with owner Kaplan Development Group. The $13.3 million All American of Kingston will be a 58,000 square-foot, assisted living and memory care community located in Kingston, New Hampshire. "We are excited to be building this great senior living development that features senior assisted living and memory care. Having built multiple All American communities, we understand how the client's vision embodies a true senior living campus," said Landon Kessler, Project Manager of The Douglas Company. The 58 unit assisted living and memory care community was designed by EGA Architects and boasts spacious studios and two-bedroom companion suites for residents, as well as, a gorgeous state-of-the-art memory care wing specifically dedicated to caring and providing a secure home-like environment for residents with Alzheimer's and memory disorders. Community amenities will include a double-sided fireplace, salon, beauty parlor, bistro, media room, interior...

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Announcing the Completion of Genesys Health Park Rehabilitation Community

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is proud to announce the completion of construction of WellBridge at Genesys Health Park Rehabilitation Community in Grand Blanc, Michigan. The WellBridge Group hosted a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony for this new ultramodern and innovative location within the Genesys Health Park Campus on September 12th. This $21 million community is comprised of 86,844 square-feet and offers 128 beds for post-acute care residents. WellBridge at Genesys is set apart from previous Wellbridge projects by its much larger size, allowing for increased common areas and new additions, including a day spa and pub. Additional amenities include a contemporary decor and furnishings, state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment, a massage parlor, a large commercial kitchen with a full-time chef and accompanied staff, a bistro, a beautifully landscaped exterior with sidewalks that allow access to the entire site, and a Starbucks! The newer, high-end finishes give WellBridge at Genesys the ambiance...

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The Douglas Company Announces Completion of Stonecrest of Rochester Hills Senior Living Community

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, has completed construction of the new Stonecrest of Rochester Hills Senior Living Community in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Stonecrest of Rochester Hills marks The Douglas Company's second senior living project completion with owner and developer, NorthPoint Development. "Stonecrest of Rochester Hills is a beautiful complement to the area, and we are proud to have been part of this project team," said Preston Knecht, Project Coordinator of The Douglas Company. The upscale 78,342 square foot assisted living and memory care community, is comprised of 87 private apartments; including a single-story, 32-unit memory care building in addition to a two-story assisted living building offering a total of 55 assisted living one and two bedroom suites. This $15 million upscale, elegant community features a variety of amenities for seniors; including an arts and crafts room, beauty salon, movie theater, cyber cafe, and exercise room. The exterior layout consists of an outdoor...

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The Douglas Company Named as Inc. 5000 Honoree for Fifth Consecutive Year

The Douglas Company has been named to the 36th annual Inc. 5000 list - a prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies for an incredible seventh time. As a 7th time honoree, The Douglas Company is now part of a select group of companies called the 'Honor Roll', less than a tenth of Inc. 5000 honorees ever achieve this milestone. The esteemed Inc. 5000 list recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in the United States based on three-year annual revenue percentage growth, and the 2017 Inc. 5000 class is the most competitive in the list's history. Since 2013, The Douglas Company has earned its spot based on a 63% growth rate, earning the company a ranking on the list for the fifth year in a row. "Being included in the Inc. 5000 for five consecutive years is something we are truly proud of as very few organizations can sustain the consistent and...

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YourLife / Clarity Pointe Specialized Memory Care Community

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, is excited to announce completion on the construction of Clarity Pointe Specialized Memory Care Community in Tallahassee, Florida. Clarity Pointe Specialized Memory Care Community is a 59,694 sq. foot $11.2 million community, specializing in treating those with Alzheimer's and other memory impairments. The Douglas Company worked with Olson Land Partners and architect, Leo A. Daly, to provide an engaging, tranquil community. The 74 unit, Clarity Pointe-Tallahassee community is constructed in four sections, each with its own theme, ensuring that every neighborhood has an individualized, homelike quality. The interior has a bright, open layout with many elegant finishes. Amenities include activity rooms for arts and crafts, and therapy classes, a salon and spa, theater room, putting green, and an interior courtyard that is beautifully landscaped with butterfly gardens and a rock waterfall. "We are proud to have been part of the project team to bring the vision of this...

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