Elegance at Berkeley, a 94-unit senior living with assisted living and memory support, opened in Berkeley, California. The project is the result of a partnership between a private equity firm Capital Health Groupdeveloper living spirit and management company Live with elegance.
Elegance at Berkeley promotes safety, trusting staff-resident relationships, participation and engagement. The community provides a 24-hour emergency alert system, sensory therapy, medication reminders, and biological options and accommodations for certain dietary needs and requests.
The four-story building features 30 memory support apartments and 64 assisted living apartments with studio and one-bedroom floor plans ranging from 301 to 677 square feet. Common facilities include a fitness center for mobility enhancement, library, lounge, full-service restaurant, wellness and telehealth suite, intergenerational art lab, and wellness center. occupational therapy and physiotherapy. The property also includes supportive handrails, wide walkways and wheelchair accessible ramps, elevators and safety signs.
The property was designed to achieve GreenPoint Rated Gold certification as required by the State of California. GreenPoint is a third-party verification system that focuses on energy efficiency, water conservation, indoor air quality, resource conservation, and livable communities. Some of the green features of the property are low-emitting, durable, fire-resistant siding/roofing materials and ENERGY STAR certified appliances.
Located at 2100 San Pablo Ave. in the neighborhood of Poet’s Corner, the community is near the intersection of Route 13 and Highway 580. There are several dining options, commercial spaces, green spaces and entertainment venues close to the property.
An affordable housing and homeless service center project, developed by Berkeley Food and Housing Project and BRIDGE housingrecently opened in Berkeley, California. The project represents the the greatest infusion of affordable and low-income housing in the city’s history and the largest permanent housing with support services for the homeless in Berkeley.