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To better serve the growing senior living demand in Southwest Louisiana, a new state-of-the-art active senior community is under construction. The Villages of Imperial Pointe will provide high-end, inspired independent living in a resort-style setting, featuring an abundance of rich amenities and services in a vibrant and active environment.
The on-site showroom for The Villages of Imperial Pointe is now open on Imperial Boulevard in Lake Charles, directly behind the fountains, and across from the construction site at the future address, 1717 Imperial Blvd. Community open houses are scheduled at the showroom on December 9 from noon – 6:00 p.m., and December 12, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Villages of Imperial Pointe is located within the larger 75-acre mixed-used Imperial Pointe development at the corner of Nelson Road and Imperial Boulevard in Lake Charles. The four-story, 70,000-square-foot apartment building will provide 129 apartments, available in a variety of apartment styles, from multiple one-bedroom and two-bedroom options ranging from 700 to 1,150 square feet. There are several variations of apartment layouts, all featuring high-end finishes and full kitchens with islands; large walk-in closets, wood floors, stainless steel appliances, upgraded cabinets, patios/balconies and full washer and dryers. Private garages are also available.
The community will offer true resort-style living with amenities such as multiple dining venues, bistro bar and lounge; “club room” with bar, pool table and piano, fitness center and yoga studio; event center; spa and salon; art studio; demonstration kitchen; theater; library; outdoor swimming pool; outdoor courtyard with sunshades and trellis; beautifully landscaped grounds; large putting green and shuffleboard; and outdoor grille house and dining area. Numerous social, educational and spiritual programs and events will also be offered to the residents.
Bobby LaFleur has been named General Manager of The Villages of Imperial Pointe. Originally from Sulphur, Louisiana, LaFleur has worked in healthcare and management his entire career, first as a nurse and then as a hospital CEO and in other management positions. He has repeatedly been recognized for customer and employee satisfaction.
The community is managed by Solvere Living, the operations management division of St. Petersburg, Florida-based Solutions Advisors Group (SAG). “We are very excited about managing the exceptional Villages of Imperial Pointe and bringing its luxurious, inspiring and resort-style atmosphere to Southwest Louisiana,” said Kristin Ward, President and CEO of Solutions Advisors Group. “We are providing residents an environment of rich amenities, engaging programs and events, along with the best in quality of life and services. This has already led to high interest in advance of the showroom opening, which is not surprising considering the location in Lake Charles and the expanding development on the Imperial Pointe healthy living campus.”
The Villages of Imperial Pointe will also feature Solvere Living’s proprietary wellness philosophy Salus™. Latin for “well-being”, Salus is a holistic approach that focuses on each resident’s potential to achieve his or her personal goals through engagement and connections. “Our Salus program is designed for more successful and healthier aging and helps people sustain their physical, intellectual and social abilities as they age,” Ward said. Some of the many services include concierge, around the clock staff coverage, emergency response system in each apartment, maintenance and repairs, scheduled transportation, housekeeping and basic cable.
Projected opening date of The Villages of Imperial Pointe is July 2022. More than 25 full-time positions will be created initially, with more positions added as expansion of the community takes place.
Dr. John Noble, managing partner of The Villages of Imperial Pointe and orthopaedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopaedics, says it is exciting to see the physical construction of The Villages taking place. “This development represents our contribution to the rebuilding of Southwest Louisiana after the devastating storms of 2020. The housing shortage we had before the storms is even worse now and we are thrilled to help address that problem in such an innovative way.”
To learn more about The Villages of Imperial Pointe, visit VillagesImperialPointe.com or call (337) 549-7100.