Erickson Plans 114-Unit Expansion to Independent Living Community in New Jersey

Maple Glen, one of the two new independent living buildings, is currently under construction with a scheduled opening in early 2018. Maple Glen, one of the two new independent living buildings, is currently under construction with a scheduled opening in early 2018.

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. — Erickson Living, one of the largest seniors housing operators in the United States, has announced a Phase II expansion of Lantern Hill, the company’s 161-unit independent living community in New Providence, approximately 30 miles west of New York City.

The expansion will add 114 additional independent living units to the property, for a total of 275. The new units will be in two new buildings scheduled to open in early 2018.

Long-term, Erickson plans to turn the 20-acre property into a 360-unit continuing care retirement community. The first independent living phase opened in June 2016 and sold out in 10 weeks, according to Erickson.

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