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Tue, Sep 1st 2009 12:00 am, by kgriffiths

  Calamar announced today that Forestview Senior Village has already pre-leased seventeen units in their new 92-unit apartment residence slated to open in January 2010.  Currently under construction, Forestview Senior Village is a three-story, one and two bedroom apartment building for those age 55 plus representing a $10 million dollar investment by Calamar to bring quality, affordable senior housing to our area.

Located within The Woodlands Residential Village, Forestview Senior Village represents the third senior property to be built in this community.  Among these, People Inc. owns and operates Willow Housing, a 48-unit senior apartment residence for seniors age 62 plus who qualify for financial assistance from HUD (Housing Urban Development).  This is just one of many senior residences People Inc. own and manages throughout Western New York.  Calamar's other senior residence is The Woodlands Senior Village, a 110-unit one and two bedroom apartment complex for those 55 plus that is nearly 100% occupied.

The Forestview Senior Village is an enhanced version of The Woodlands Senior Village with three different floor plans in one and two bedroom suites to choose from that include larger, roomier units, upgraded appliances and fixtures,  in-suite laundry connections, a theater room, game room and much, much more.

"Calamar is sincerely committed to this region and to our senior community", said Sam Reeder, Assistant Director of Senior Housing for Calamar.  "We truly offer something for everyone by having three completely different models to choose from, all within one beautiful setting".

The Woodlands Residential Village is a component of The Woodlands Corporate Center East, a Class-A, 120-acre mixed use park for commercial, industrial, flex, distribution, medical, and retail businesses, developed by Calamar that encompasses land opportunities for build-to-suit clients as well as existing multi-tenant space for a variety of businesses with.  Over 26 acres of land is dedicated strictly to senior housing to accommodate this need. Calamar is dedicating $30 million dollars overall for the residential community.  Calamar continues to invest and develop in Niagara County having dedicated over $150 Million over the last decade, creating and retaining thousands of jobs.

Residents of The Woodlands Residential Village enjoy a quiet, serene living environment with an abundance of nature, a 6-acre man-made lake with a recently completed stamped concrete walkway and patio that extends onto a peninsula, as well as walking trails and the convenience of being only minutes from shopping and services.


The Woodlands Residential Village is a peaceful, quiet community in Wheatfield, just on the outskirts of West Amherst and within the borders of North Tonawanda near the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard and Shawnee Road. For pre-le