South Carolina-based McCrory Construction Company has broken ground on a 197,702 square foot senior living facility in Simpsonville, South Carolina to serve the Upstate’s rapidly growing senior population, company executives have announced.
The developer of the project, named The Crossing at Five Forks, is Smith/Packett Med-Com LLC of Roanoke, Virginia. Smith/Packett and its subsidiary Harmony Senior Services, LLC are premier providers of integrated senior services across America, developing and managing over 150 senior health and residential facilities with an aggregate value in excess of $1.5 billion.
McCrory, headquartered in Columbia, S.C. is a leading provider of construction services in the Southeast and has completed over 3,000 general construction, design/build, construction management and partnering projects since its founding in 1918. McCrory is nationally respected for its work in healthcare, retail, commercial, multi-family and industrial construction.
The Crossing at Five Forks will feature 172 state-of-the-art units including 100 independent living, 48 assisted living and 24 memory care residences to serve the Upstate’s burgeoning senior population. According to Senior Action of Greenville, the organization that serves thousands of Greenville County seniors with programs that improve health, quality of life and financial stability while encouraging community engagement, over 15% (72,000) of the population in Greenville County is now over 62 years of age., Studies project that in ten years, one of every four residents in Greenville will be over 55.
Located within 20 minutes of six area hospitals at 345 Five Forks Road in Simpsonville, The Crossing at Five Forks features multiple dining rooms, therapy rooms, offices and activity areas along with high end finishes and an energy efficient design. Plans also include an onsite theater, pub, fitness center and beauty/barber services. Landscaping plans reveal a large courtyard along with walking paths, lush plants, trees and blooming flowers set in a gazebo garden. The campus-like setting is located in an area highlighted by high-end residential, golf and retail and is easily accessed by SC-296 (Five Forks Road) near its intersection with SC-146 (Woodruff Road).
The Crossing at Five Forks is the second major senior living facility in South Carolina under construction by McCrory for Smith/Packett and Harmony Senior Services. The Crossings at Wescott Plantation located in Charleston will also offer independent living, assisted living and memory residences, and is scheduled for completion in Fall 2016.
“Upstate South Carolina is rapidly earning a reputation as an ideal place to retire due to its temperate climate, high quality of life, affordability and proximity to superb outdoor recreation and outstanding healthcare services,” said Allen B. Amsler, McCrory President and CEO. “Smith/Packett and Harmony are superb partners who are focused on client satisfaction with a constant eye on quality and attention to detail. We believe both properties will be excellent additions to the South Carolina senior services community.”
Among McCrory’s numerous other clients across the Southeast are Fuji, Pfizer, BMW, Duke Energy, Westinghouse, Shealy Electrical, Walmart, Publix Super Markets, Belk, Clemson University, University of South Carolina, Michelin North America and many others.
Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina since 1918, McCrory Construction (mccroryconstruction.com) is a full service general contractor serving customers across the Southeast. Licensed in 13 states, McCrory serves a broad array of private and public sector clients, having completed more than 3,000 general construction, design, construction management and Partnering projects across America. A nationally respected leader in retail, commercial, healthcare, multi-family and industrial construction, McCrory delivers successful projects that are custom-fit to customer expectations, cost parameters and long-term objectives.