seniors' housing

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REMI Network

Invesque to acquire Commonwealth Senior Living

The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Low-income seniors housing opens in Saskatchewan

The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Humboldt and Stewart Properties, announced the completion of a new low income seniors housing community in Humboldt.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Chartwell unveils plans for Guildwood retirement residence

CHARTWELL Retirement Residences and Welltower Inc. announced plans for a new residence located within the historic Guildwood neighbourhood of Scarborough.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Services and amenities for aging Canadians

Planning to build a retirement home? CMHC recommends developers consider the following key factors before investing in on-site services and amenities.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

SmartCentres, Penguin, Revera form partnership

SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust, the Penguin Group of Properties, and Revera Inc. recently announced that they are entering into a joint venture to develop new retirement living residences throughout Canada.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Income and housing security top senior concerns

Canada's largest seniors' advocacy organization is prioritizing housing needs for different stages of aging among five key issues it plans to champion this year.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

New Chartwell residence coming to Oakville

Chartwell Retirement Residences has launched construction of Chartwell Waterford Retirement Residence, a new active-living retirement community in Oakville, Ontario.
Sherbrooke's Le Sélection Rock Forest. This community involves an investment of $34 million to build 199 units. (CNW Group/Réseau Sélection)

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New retirement communities planned for Quebec

Réseau Sélection, the largest private-sector owner, operator, developer, builder and buyer of retirement residences in Quebec, announced it will invest $250 million toward the construction
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

New and emerging trends in seniors housing

Older Canadians represent an increasingly important segment of the Canadian population for developers, organizations and property managers that provide housing. Not only will the number of Canadians over the age of 55 continue to increase over the next several decades, but this group possesses characteristics that are more diverse than any previous generation of seniors.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Affordable seniors housing planned for Alberta

A 62-unit affordable seniors housing facility in Innisfail, Alta. will be demolished to make way for a new and improved building, slated for completion in 2018. The $17.6-million development, known as Autumn Glen Lodge, will contain 60 affordable units, 30 of which will be reserved for seniors.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Chartwell announces plans to sell its U.S. division

Chartwell Retirement Residences (Chartwell), a company specializing in independent living, assisted living and long-term care residences, has announced plans to sell its U.S. business to joint venture partners HCP, Inc. and Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Subject to customary closing conditions, the U.S. division will be sold for $849-million U.S. in the third quarter of 2015.
Rosemont-Les-Quartiers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

$2-bil housing investment for Quebec seniors

As part of a $2-billion residential housing investment plan aimed at Quebec seniors, Réseau Sélection has embarked on its flagship project, Rosemont-les-Quartiers, a mixed-use development designed to meet the requirements of the aging baby-boomer population. Under the plan, Réseau Sélection is committed to the development of 30 new seniors-focused residential complexes in Quebec over the next five years.
VRCA industry B.C. wildfires

Canadian Property Management

Fire safety fundamentals for seniors’ homes

The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Accessible seniors’ housing coming to Whitehorse

A new 48-unit accessible seniors’ housing complex has entered construction in Whitehorse. The four-storey, state-of-the-art facility, located near the intersection of Front St. and Ogilvie St., will be built to support the needs of seniors with mobility issues. The project is scheduled for occupancy in fall 2015.