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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Senior Living for the Middle Market

Lately, as I talk with our senior living clients, many of them seem to be thinking about the same challenge.  Similarly, that same challenge seems to be the topic of seminars at recent industry conferences, as well as the subject of several articles published in many of the trade magazines.  How do we provide senior living solutions to the middle market?

For much of the past thirty-five-plus years, development and growth of the senior living industry have been off the charts.  Everyone understands that as the baby boomers age, we will be hard-pressed to meet the demand, however currently there continues to be concern and discussion that the market is becoming overbuilt.  But upon further study, one will quickly discover that most of the growth and development has been either on the high-end or on the affordable/subsidized end of the market.  Very little new development has been targeted at the middle...

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The Douglas Company Begins Construction on Charter Senior Living at Oak Openings

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announces construction on Charter Senior Living at Oak Openings, a new senior living community in Sylvania, Ohio. The 48,882-square-foot facility, developed by EBS Sylvania, LLC, will deliver a combination of 52 assisted-living and memory-care suites for residents. With the anticipated completion in November 2018, the $8.6 million project was designed by M+A Architects to bring a new, modern standard in senior living to Toledo area residents. The one-story, contemporary community will feature 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 "We are proud to be part of the project team that will contribute in meeting the needs of the local Toledo area seniors with this new senior living community," stated Zach Kiser, Project Manager with The Douglas Company. The Douglas Company The Douglas Company is an industry-leading general contractor specializing in senior living...

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General Contractor Announces Kickoff of Construction on The Beach House at Wiregrass Ranch Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Wesley Chapel Florida

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, kicked off construction of the Beach House at Wiregrass Ranch. The $14.65 million assisted living and memory care community, owned by developer Prevarian Senior Living will be the first of its kind in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The Beach House at Wiregrass Ranch will be a 93,360 square foot community for seniors who need assistance with daily living activities, and will also provide specialized memory care services for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. The community is expected to accommodate 100 area seniors with private residences; including 67 one and two bedroom configurations for assisted living, and 33 suites for memory care residences. Designed by Architectural Concepts, Inc., residents will enjoy a host of amenities at the Beach House. Amenities will include a restaurant-style dining room, a private dining area for residents and their family, a bar & lounge, activity and sitting rooms, wellness center with an exam room,...

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The Douglas Company, General Contractor, Announces the Completion of All American Assisted Living of Warwick

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announces the completion of All American of Warwick, a 58,000 square-foot, new assisted living, and memory care community located in Warwick, Rhode Island. This $11.7 million project marks the sixth completed project by The Douglas Company for owner and developer, Kaplan Development Group. The 58 unit, All American Assisted Living of Warwick, 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. The new community features amenities including a variety of common areas, a library, media room, arts and crafts room, a salon, bistro, exercise and rehabilitation room, and a spacious dining room. The landscaped grounds feature walking paths, a putting green and bocce court, as well as sitting areas and gardens. "The Douglas Company's project team...

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Construction Begins on Stonecrest of Rochester Hills Senior Living Community in Rochester Hills, Michigan

The Douglas Company, General Contractor announces Stonecrest of Rochester Hills Senior Living Community in Rochester Hills, Michigan is now under construction. Stonecrest of Rochester Hills marks The Douglas Company's second senior living project with owner and developer, Northpoint Development. With expected completion in September 2017, the 78,342 square foot assisted living and memory care community, will be 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 will feature 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 second-floor country kitchen, one memory care courtyard; two assisted living courtyards, a putting green, outdoor grills, all complemented by the exterior finishes of stone veneer and fiber-cement...

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The Douglas Company Named General Contractor for The Gardens of Wapakoneta Expansion

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held June 27, for a new addition to The Gardens of Wapakoneta Assisted Living Community in Wapakoneta, Ohio. The Douglas Company, General Contractor, was selected by American Medical Financial to perform $2.2 million worth of additions and renovations to The Gardens of Wapakoneta community beginning this summer. The expansion and renovations to the current assisted living community, designed by Trepicone & Associates Architects, will encompass a 15,500 square feet addition, including a new common area, landscaped courtyards, 18 new private one-bedroom apartments, dedicated therapy room, and a new dining area. American Medical Financial's, Joe Hazelbaker said, "We're excited to have the opportunity to work with The Douglas Company team on this project, there has been a level of comfort with their experience in senior living and the commitment to detail they have provided from the start of the project. The hours of conversations that have taken place with the architect...

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