Richmond, Va. — To better serve the growing senior living demand in the Richmond, Virginia, metro area, a new resort style state-of-the-art independent living retirement community is open in Richmond. The multi-story $31.6 million Aspire at Carriage Hill will provide high-end inspired retirement living, featuring an abundance of amenities and services in a vibrant and engaging environment. The community is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration for the public and media on Thursday, July 25th.
The 177,810 square foot community provides 148 one and two bedroom monthly rental apartments with patios or balconies in 10 spacious floor plans. Among the many amenities are an indoor pool, Wi-Fi lounge, salon and spa, fitness center, art studio, movie theater, grand room, business center and four dining venues with offerings from fine to casual dining. Finely landscaped grounds feature an outdoor patio, manicured walking paths, gazebo with fire pit offering outdoor dining and a full service bar. Private garden areas provide residents the opportunity to grow their favorite flowers and produce.
There are numerous social, educational and spiritual programs and events, along with exercise and fitness programming. The community also features the Hound Hill Pet Park and a car wash station. Residents have access to the adjacent gated 55+ Acclaim at Carriage Hill apartments and its amenities, including a koi pond, bocce ball and outdoor pool. Aspire at Carriage Hill is managed by Solvere Living, the operations management division of Solutions Advisors Group (SAG), based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
“We are very excited about bringing Aspire at Carriage Hill’s exceptional amenities and services-focused environment to the Richmond area, said Kristin Kutac Ward, President and CEO of SAG. “Residents enjoy an atmosphere of comfort and convenience with an array of programs and events, along with the best in quality of life and wellness programs. The location provides easy access to Richmond’s historical, cultural, shopping and entertainment attractions, as well as the colorful riverfront scene.”
Aspire at Carriage Hill will host its Grand Opening Celebration on July 25th. The festive occasion will feature live music, hors d’oeuvres and tastings from the culinary staff, libations from area breweries and wineries, painting by a local artist and fitness demonstrations. Numerous local officials and community leaders will be on hand.
Aspire also provides Solvere Living’s proprietary wellness philosophy Salus™. Latin for well-being, Salus is a holistic approach that focuses on each resident’s potential to achieve his or her personal goals through engagement and connections. “Our Salus program is designed for more successful and healthier aging and helps people sustain their physical, intellectual and social abilities into their ‘90s and beyond,” Ward said.
Some of the community’s many services include a concierge, around the clock security, emergency response systems in each apartment, weekly housekeeping, maintenance and repairs. There is also scheduled transportation, snow and trash removal and property taxes, basic cable and all utilities except telephone included. The monthly rental fee for an all-inclusive, two bedroom luxury apartment with patio or balcony starts at $2,700.
Aspire at Carriage Hill is expected to create more than 35 full-time jobs and is owned and developed by Arlington, Virginia-based Bonaventure Realty Group. The architectural firm is J. Price Architecture, Inc., based in Liberty, Missouri.
SAG is comprised of Solvere Living, the operations management division, Solutions Advisors, the marketing, advertising and sales consulting services and the SA Digital division. Solutions Advisors Group has, for the second year in a row, been honored by the Great Place to Work Institute with certification as a Great Place to Work. SAG currently employs more than 300 team members, with 35 clients across 15 states. Its Solvere Living division currently operates 15 communities in eight states, including Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Maryland, Virginia and Oklahoma. For more information, visit SAG’s website at solutionsadvisorsgroup.com.