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The Claiborne Senior Living Community Coming to Augusta

Southern living hospitality for seniors that proves seniority has its privileges

AUGUSTA, Georgia. August 30, 2016 – CR Properties, LLC will develop a significant new senior living community in Columbia County, just minutes from Augusta, Georgia. The Claiborne at West Lake will offer seniors an experience unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where residents will feel right at home.

Scheduled to break ground in the first quarter of 2017, the community will be built on Furys Ferry Road near Evans To Locks Road, and will feature suites designed for comfortable, safe, and enjoyable senior living. The facility will have at least 100 units, approximately 72 of which will be assisted living units in 2-bedroom, 1-bedroom and studio suite configurations. An adjoining Memory Care support facility focusing on Alzheimer’s and dementia care will feature an additional 30 suites specifically designed to provide a home-like environment where those residents feel safe and free of frustrations. Each comes with housekeeping and maintenance included, as well a host of remarkable amenities and services.

Common areas in the master-planned retirement community will include many amenities for seniors, including a library, theatre, activities room, fitness and rehabilitation rooms, medical examination rooms and two full-service salons. The Claiborne communities are staffed by licensed nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and wellness programs incorporate customized care plans for each resident. A full-time activity director creates engaging, customized opportunities for exercise, entertainment and group activity. Also, The Claiborne takes pride in delivering upscale restaurant-style dining experiences with highly trained chefs and food prepared purposefully for seniors. Dining facilities will include dining options for the assisted living residents, two Memory Care dining rooms and separate bistro. Landscaped courtyards will provide safe and comfortable solace outdoors.

CR Properties is a Hattiesburg, MS real estate development company with a diverse portfolio and extensive expertise in acquisition, redevelopment and construction of modern multi-family apartment homes, luxury condominiums, eclectic upscale properties for mixed-use development and resort-style senior living and assisted care communities. Assisted living facilities in their portfolio include developments in Mississippi and Louisiana, with multiple communities planned for Georgia.

The Claiborne facility will be managed by Blake Management Group (BMG), a privately owned senior living management company which operates all Claiborne communities with the goal to ensure residents receive the best care in every market they serve. With locations in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina, BMG is excited to bring its managed communities to Georgia, as they blend modern Southern sensibilities with compassionate care.

CR Properties and Blake Management Group are deeply rooted in hospitality. “We are so excited to bring The Claiborne’s level of amenities and resort model of senior living to the West Lake community,” said Jeremy Cole, BMG CEO. “Our attentive and professional staff pay meticulous attention to every service delivered, every meal served, and every care plan we create for our residents.” He added, “the lives of our seniors are enriched by a worry-free environment that promotes healthy living, so the time they spend with family and friends in our beautiful and comfortable surroundings is truly, quality time in their lives.”

Columbia County, Georgia was recently named the 28th fastest growing county in the United States, and presents an exciting opportunity for the company’s growth. The facility is expected to have approximately 80 employees on payroll in full and part time positions.