Lifespace Communities Welcomes Newcastle Place to its Family of Communities
Acquisition further grows Lifespace’s presence in the Midwest
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 6, 2021) Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce that it has acquired Newcastle Place and will add the beautiful community to its family of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).
The acquisition of Newcastle Place, located in Mequon, a suburb of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan’s western shore, brings the family of continuing care communities to 16. Newcastle Place, with 257 residences on 52 acres, joins six other Lifespace communities in the Midwest.
Lifespace and Newcastle Place share compatibility across many areas, including commitment to service, quality, and diversity, complementary resident mix and an excellent resident and team member experience and culture.
“We believe Newcastle is a great fit for Lifespace as we share similar values and organizational cultures,” said Lifespace President and CEO Jesse Jantzen. “As a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing extraordinary care and service, we are furthering our passion and commitment of celebrating the lives of seniors by welcoming a very strong community into the Lifespace family.”
Given Lifespace’s strong reputation as a leading operator of CCRCs backed with a healthy balance sheet, the company is receiving interest from other entities that are interested in becoming a part of the Lifespace family of communities. “The energy in our strategic pipeline is palpable which I view as an affirmation of the dedicated Lifespace team members that serve and support our residents, and each other, every day of the year.” Jantzen further added, “Only after considerable due diligence and analysis, of which culture is a critical component, do we proceed down a path towards coming together.”
Lifespace, based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit owners and operators of continuing care retirement communities and has been providing service to its residents for more than 40 years. It serves more than 5,100 residents and employs more than 3,900 team members.
About Lifespace Communities
Lifespace Communities, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is a not-for-profit organization proudly serving older adults for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976, Lifespace Communities has grown to own and operate 16 continuing care retirement communities in nine states, serving more than 5,100 residents and employing more than 3,900 team members. For more information about Lifespace and its communities, visit LifespaceCommunities.com.
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