Ryan Cos. Opens Washington Senior Housing

Wesley Tehaleh. Image courtesy of Ryan Cos. A new senior housing community built by a…

Wesley Tehaleh. Image courtesy of Ryan Cos.

A new senior housing community built by a partnership including Ryan Cos., Wesley Homes and Presbyterian Homes & Services has opened in Bonney Lake, Wash. Dubbed Wesley at Tehaleh, the 228-unit property is part of Tehaleh by Newland, a 4,700-acre master-planned community.

In July 2019, the joint venture acquired more than 16 acres of vacant land for the development, for $5 million, Pierce County data shows. That same month, the developers also secured a $98.7 million construction loan financed by U.S. Bank.

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Designed by Cuningham Group Architecture, the property has a Pacific Northwest modern style achieved using warm, natural materials, abundant daylight and emphasis on connections with the outdoors. The 405,992-square-foot community, located at 17702 Cascadia Blvd. E., has two buildings: Lodge and Brownstone.

The Lodge features 136 independent living, 42 catered living and 18 memory care units, while The Brownstone offers 32 condo-style independent living apartments. The property provides one- and two-bedroom units with floorplans ranging from 780 to 1,770 square feet.

Amenity-rich offering

Wesley at Tehaleh features a bistro and various dining spots, a chapel, a wellness center, an exercise studio, a beauty salon, a movie theatre, a library, two craft rooms along with two club rooms. The community also has multiple outdoor amenities, such as a pond with a bridge across it, multiple tree-lined trails, a pickleball court, a pet wash, gardens as well as patios and fire pits.

Wesley at Tehaleh is roughly 5 miles from the Elhi Hill Road retail corridor, some 10 miles from High Cedars Golf Club and 22 miles southeast of downtown Tacoma.

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Recently, Ryan Cos. started construction on its fourth senior housing project in Florida, Grand Living at Wellen Park. Located in Venice, the 192-unit development is scheduled for completion in early 2023.