KNOXVILLE, TN (August, 2015) — The Pointe at Lifespring, a new senior living community, recently broke ground. Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, the new assisted living and memory care community is expected to be complete and ready for occupancy in the summer of 2016.
“The Pointe at Lifespring represents the best in what seniors can expect from exceptional living. This community is being built from the ground up, taking into account the changing needs of our aging population,” said Collette Valentine, CEO/COO for Integral Senior Living, the community’s management company. “The community will offer décor, service and amenities that today’s seniors have come to expect in their retirement years.”
The Pointe at Lifespring is located at 4371 Lifespring Lane on six acres. It represents a new standard in senior living for the area. When completed, the plantation-style community will offer a total of 64 assisted living and memory care apartments. The community will feature a gracious sunset view dining room, private dining room for entertaining, a fitness gym with senior-specialized equipment, a spa & beauty salon, multi-purpose activity areas, 24/7 staffing, secure access, a dedicated pet area, outdoor dining and barbecue areas, individual dedicated gardening areas, and a state-of-the-art emergency call system.
The spacious studio, 1 and 2 bedroom assisted living apartments will feature individualized heating and air conditioning, walk-in closets, large well-lit bathrooms and easily-accessible showers, and an emergency call system. The memory care neighborhood will feature private units with shared or private bathrooms, a dedicated entrance, well-landscaped interior courtyards, covered porches, dedicated dining and activity areas, and a secure interior that provides residents the freedom to move around at will.
Affiliates of Dallas-based Meridian Realty Advisors, L.P. are the owner and developer of the community and it is managed by Integral Senior Living (ISL). Pi Architects of Austin, TX is the project’s designer.
Meridian is a real estate investment, management and development company based in Dallas, Texas. Working with an established network of financial partners, architects and construction management professionals, Meridian’s mission is to create value for its investors by acquiring, developing and investing in real estate and real estate related assets. Meridian is primarily focused on senior housing and healthcare related investments. Meridian has been the sponsor and developer of more than 35 skilled nursing and assisted living/memory care facilities with four projects currently under development. Meridian has acquired or developed projects in many areas of the United States including Colorado, Texas, Massachusetts, Arizona, Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri, Washington, California, Alabama, Virginia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. (www.meridiancap.com).