E43 - CANCELED Autumn Hall Garden Flats: Welcoming a Younger Demographic to the CCRC Market
Carolina Bay’s Garden Flats are a popular independent living option modeled after historic residences with generous porches. Carolina Bay and the Garden Flats are woven into the vibrant mixed-use Autumn Hall development, offering connection with the wider community. Carolina Bay was named “Best New CCRC in the Country” by Senior Housing News for 2016, and authentic community integration is a significant part of its appeal. This case study will examine the development’s success with the Garden Flat model and community integration in attracting a younger demographic, and consider indicators that point to a shift in seniors’ housing preferences that may be underway.