February 11, 2019
VERO BEACH, FL–Watercrest Senior Living Group and equity partner, Waypoint Residentialrecently celebrated the groundbreaking of Watercrest Fort Mill Assisted Living and Memory Care. The ceremonial groundbreaking recognized multiple project development partners, including LifeBUILT Architecture, Merchants Bank, Interior Design Associates, Shiel Sexton construction, and city and county officials of Fort Mill, South Carolina. The 107-unit, resort-style senior living community is now under construction by Shiel Sexton and scheduled to welcome residents in early 2020.
Watercrest Fort Mill will offer 75 assisted living and 32 memory care apartments with premium accommodations, resort-style amenities, and world-class care. Residents will enjoy pampering in elegant Spa W, savor private label Watercrest wines at the wine bistro, and relish the flavors of locally grown, seasonal ingredients and organic fare whether dining outdoors, bistro-style, or in the chef’s private dining room.
The innovative design of Watercrest Fort Mill includes a stunning promenade, pool, fireplace, signature water wall, multiple dining venues, and children’s play space. Watercrest’s uniquely designed Market Street Residence will showcase an ‘outdoor’ streetscape with salon and spa, bakery, post office, and numerous LifeBUILT programming touches; a highlight and crucial element of their multi-sensory memory care programming.
Watercrest Senior Living Group was founded by Marc Vorkapich, CEO, and Joan Williams, CFO, to honor our mothers and fathers, aspiring to become a beacon for quality in senior living by surpassing standards of care, service and associate training. Watercrest senior living communities are recognized for their luxury aesthetic, exceptional amenities, world-class care, and innovative memory care programming offering unparalleled service to seniors living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. This marks Watercrest’s 14th groundbreaking in over four years, a significant accomplishment in the competitive senior living industry.
“Our established relationships with valued partners, such as Waypoint Residential, allow us to further impact seniors and their families in the expansion of Watercrest communities throughout the southeast,” said Vorkapich, principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group. “Delivering exceptional care, innovation and enrichment is a driving force in the growth of Watercrest and our commitment to those we serve.”
Watercrest Fort Mill is ideally situated at 8154 English Clover Lane, in one of South Carolina’s fastest growing communities. It is the second senior living development project partnered between Watercrest Senior Living Group and Waypoint Residential. Their first project, Watercrest Newnan Assisted Living and Memory Care is currently under construction and on schedule to welcome residents this summer in Newnan, Georgia.
Waypoint Residential, LLC (“Waypoint”) is a vertically integrated real estate investment firm specializing in rental housing. Waypoint acquires and develops conventional multifamily, student and senior housing properties throughout the United States.
A certified Great Place to Work, Watercrest Senior Living Group specializes in the development and operations of assisted living and memory care communities, and the growth of servant leaders.