Brightmore of South Charlotte Receives National Award for Best 50+ Independent Living Community On the Boards
Charlotte, SC – January 22, 2015 –The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) awarded the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Silver Award for Best 50+ Independent Living Community On the Boards to Liberty Senior Living’s Brightmore of South Charlotte.
The awards ceremony took place during the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas on January 21st. NAHB’s Best of 50+ Housing Awards encourage and promote quality and innovation in the 50+ housing market.
“Brightmore of South Charlotte is not even completed and already the community is exceeding expectations with its innovative designs, financial flexibility, upscale amenities and ideal location,” said Jerry Cooper, Director of Marketing and Development for Liberty Healthcare. “We’re honored to be receiving this national recognition.”
Already more than half of its 148 Independent Living apartments are leased. The community is attracting active senior s looking for a full service, rental retirement community offering freedom from homeownership and home maintenance and the financial flexibility of no down payment or entrance fees.
Located adjacent to the Ballantyne neighborhood in Charlotte, the community is just minutes from world-class shopping, restaurants, outdoor recreation and cultural destinations as well as major professional sports teams.
Independent Living residents can choose from a variety of spacious open plan apartments ranging from 700 – 1,300 sq. ft. Apartments will also feature high end appliances and fixtures, all modern conveniences, balconies or porches, and provide ample storage. The open plans will be conducive to entertaining friends and family, while providing accessibility for aging in place.
A variety of dining choices will include “to-go” fare for those wishing to eat at home, a bar/bistro, full service and private dining. Residents will have access to a Wellness Center offering life enrichment classes, wellness programs, an indoor heated pool, spa, exercise and cardio studios, community events center, library, activity rooms and a market. Concierge service, transportation and weekly housekeeping further support the independent lifestyle.
As a full service retirement community, Brightmore of South Charlotte will also contain Assisted Living apartments with separate dining, living, activities and spa, Memory Care studios and a 120-bed Pavilion Health Center, providing short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and skilled nursing for a full range of care and support options.
Liberty Senior Living’s Brightmore of Wilmington in North Carolina received the Gold Award for “Best Fitness & Wellness Program.” Liberty Senior Living is part of the Liberty Healthcare Companies, a family of independently operated health care providers. The company serves more than 15,000 customers in the Carolinas and Virginia. Liberty Healthcare’s comprehensive services are designed to meet the evolving needs of seniors – from independent living communities to assisted living to short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory care and homecare and hospice.