SHAWNEE, O.K. – Shawnee area seniors will soon have another choice in retirement living. Primrose Retirement Communities is expanding into the Shawnee market with a 76-unit independent and assisted living community. Construction is underway on the multi-million dollar project that is expected to be open in the fall/winter of 2012.
The Primrose Retirement Community will be nestled on 9 acres at 1905 North Bryan Avenue. The community will consist of 36 independent living and 40 assisted living apartment homes in the main two-story building and 4 independent living townhome villas. The apartments will be available in one and two-bedroom floor plans. Residents will enjoy an array of public areas including a wellness center, pub, billiards room, chapel, library, movie theater, and coffee bistro.
Primrose is a provider of high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in mid-sized communities with personalized services and resident-focused care. It opened its first community in 1991 in Aberdeen, S.D. and currently has operations in 13 states.
The company expects to employ approximately 30 people. The community will be built by Schauer Construction Company Inc. based in Colorado Springs, CO and is being financed by BancFirst of Shawnee, OK.