NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Andrew Lavinder

Senior Housing

Mixed-Use Developments in Seniors Housing 

By: Andrew Lavinder  |  August 01, 2019

Mixed–use developments are a well-known concept in commercial real estate. However, incorporating seniors housing into a mixed–use development is somewhat of a new concept that is just starting to gain traction. Senior Housing News defines a mixed-use senior living development as “a senior living community that includes offerings that are open to both residents and members of the surrounding community”1. Mixed–use developments can take the form of a single building, a collection of buildings, or an entire neighborhood and can generally be classified into vertical, horizontal, and master plan communities: