Solvere Senior Living to Manage New Senior Living Community Coming to Richmond Metro Area

August 13, 2018

HENRICO, VA–To better serve the growing senior living demand in the Richmond, VA, metro area, a new state-of-the-art independent living community is under construction and the sales office is open. The $31.6 million Aspire at Carriage Hill will provide high-end inspired retirement living in a resort style setting, featuring an abundance of rich amenities and full services in a vibrant and active environment.

Located at 5020 Sulky Drive, Henrico,  the 177,810 square-foot multi-story community will provide 148 one and two bedroom monthly rental apartments and is slated to open May, 2019.

Aspire is operated by Solvere Senior Living, which has offices in Richmond, Princeton, New Jersey and St. Petersburg, FL.

Among the onsite amenities are an indoor pool, salon and spa, fitness center, patio, gazebo, outdoor dining with fire pit and much more. Aspire also provides residents with access to the adjacent gated 55+ Carriage Hill apartments and its many amenities and services. Included are a resort style outdoor pool, grand room, business center and Wi-Fi lounge, bistro, full service bar and dining room. Finely landscaped grounds feature bocce ball, shuffle board, pickle ball, Koi pond, Hound Hill Pet Park and a car wash station.

Aspire’s nearby sales office at 7000 Coachman Lane #104 is accepting deposts. The on-site contact is General Manager Madison Cummings.

“We are very excited about managing the exceptional Aspire at Carriage Hill and bringing its luxurious, inspiring and resort-style atmosphere to the Richmond area,” said Kristin Kutac Ward, president and CEO of Solvere Senior Living. “We are providing residents with an environment of engaging programs and events, along with the best in quality of life and services. The location also provides easy access to Richmond’s plethora of historical, cultural and entertainment attractions, as well as its shopping venues and colorful riverfront scene.”

Aspire at Carriage Hill is expected to create more than 35 full time positions in the immediate future. The owner/developer of the community is Arlington, Virginia-based Bonaventure Realty Group. Founded in 1999 by Dwight Duncan III, Bonaventure holds a full suite of multifamily property management and investment capabilities with a portfolio of apartment homes in two states and 22 communities. The architectural firm is J. Price Architecture, Inc., based in Liberty, Missouri. Founded by Jeffrey C. Price in 1999, the full service company has an extensive and diverse portfolio of commercial development projects throughout the Midwest and East Coast in a 20 state area.

“Bonaventure was founded on a simple concept. Our success is not as much about properties as it is about people,” said Bonaventure CEO Dwight Duncan III. “Solvere places their focus on the resident and associate experience, and keeps this at the forefront of every choice and decision they make. The driving force of each of our conversations has been about how to create an extraordinary experience for our residents. This shared value cemented our partnership, and we are thrilled that Aspire is the first of many future projects with Solvere.”

In addition to a variety of entertainment, education and wellness events and programs, Aspire will also provide Solvere Senior Living’s proprietary wellness philosophy Salus™. Latin for well-being, Salus is a holistic approach that focuses on each resident’s potential to achieve his or her personal goals through engagement and connections.

“Our Salus program is designed for more successful and healthier aging and helps people sustain their physical, intellectual and social abilities into their ‘90s and beyond,” Ward said.

Some of the many services include concierge, around the clock security, emergency response system in each apartment, weekly housekeeping, maintenance, scheduled transportation, snow and trash removal, cable and all utilities except telephone. There is also all-day dining, weekday continental breakfast and Sunday brunch.

Through its team of professionals in nursing and wellness, finance, operations and marketing, Solvere Senior Living currently manages 14 communities with three under development in eight states, including Florida, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, Michigan and Oklahoma.

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