Dr. Phillips Inc. Announces New Senior Living And Health Care Campus


Dr. Phillips Inc. Announces New Senior Living And Health Care Campus

Dr. Phillips, Inc. announced its Spring Lake Health and Living Campus which will create a senior housing and healthcare community on 26 acres in the heart of the Dr. Phillips neighborhood in southwest Orange County. 

As partners for this holistic approach to senior living, Dr. Phillips, Inc. has chosen two industry leaders on the $75 million community project – Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) and Orlando Health.

“This is an important project for Dr. Phillips,” said Kenneth Robinson, president of Dr. Phillips Charities. “We are committed to sustaining the sense of community that has been built here since Dr. P. Phillips arrived in 1904.

“By creating the Spring Lake Health and Living Campus, we can provide residents of the close-knit community of Dr. Phillips along with the surrounding communities of Bay Hill and Windermere the opportunity to age in place near their families, their churches and their friends,” said Mr. Robinson. “It also will give the children of elderly parents a chance to relocate them here from up North so they can be nearby to help.”

The 180-unit senior housing complex will be developed and operated by HRA, a regional senior living development and management company based in Vero Beach.  The new community’s 80 independent living apartments, 70 assisted living apartments and 30 memory care apartments will overlook Spring Lake near the Southwest Branch of the Orange County Library System. The state-of-the-art community will include full-service dining, 24-hour staff, scheduled transportation daily, housekeeping and laundry services. The community will also feature HRA’s signature Life Enrichment Program, designed to provide social, devotional, fitness and recreational opportunities that have a positive impact on residents.
The Orlando Health Medical Pavilion at Spring Lake will have offices for primary care physicians and specialists from Physician Associates and Orlando Health Physicians, two of the area’s largest multi-specialty practices. Specialists in oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and geriatrics will be located on site along with imaging and diagnostic centers, a pharmacy and a café. Developed by Dr. Phillips, the 60,000-square-foot medical building will be conveniently located just off Dr. Phillips Boulevard.

“We are proud to again partner with Orlando Health on this project,” said Mr. Robinson. “They have been our valued colleagues at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Dr. Phillips YMCA, UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health and Arnold Palmer Medical Center. With their help, we believe the Spring Lake campus can provide a strong glimpse into the future of community-based healthcare and the next level of comprehensive senior housing.”

“The Orlando Health Medical Pavilion at Spring Lake is essential to our mission of moving healthcare closer to where people live and work,” said Dr. Wayne Jenkins, president of Orlando Health Physician Partners.  “Consumers and employers continue to tell us what they want: convenient access, locations close to home or work, and with clinically integrated healthcare services. Our medical pavilion at Spring Lake will deliver all this for an exceptional patient experience.”

“Harbor Retirement Associates and Dr. Phillips Charities share a unique bond based on similar values, and we’re proud to be a part of the storied legacy of this important organization,” said Charlie Jennings, Chief Development Officer of HRA. “This project is special not only for its architectural and technological features, but because it represents a modern and innovative interpretation of the senior living experience. Our first priority is to make life engaging, enjoyable and active for our residents. We’re especially excited to share our distinctive HarborChase lifestyle with the families of the Dr. Phillips community. ”

Dr. Phillips Charities will break ground on the Spring Lake campus in the summer of 2015 with plans to deliver the medical pavilion in the fall of 2016 and the first housing units in the fall of 2017. SC Advisors acted as the development advisor for Dr. Phillips Charities on this plan.

For more information go to http://www.orlandohealth.com