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Calamar Breaks Ground On East Windsor, CT 55 Plus Community - Fifteenth In North East Region

Tue, May 7th 2019 10:00 am, by sczyrny



(May 7,2019) Calamar, a New York based full service real estate organization, will celebrate on Tuesday, May 7th at 11:30 a.m. with a ground breaking ceremony for their fifteenth 55+ community in the Northeast region. The Town of East Windsor is welcoming Water Mill Landing to their community with local dignitaries as well as senior management from Calamar gathering for a ground breaking ceremony at the site of the new 122 unit community at 11:30 a.m.. Water Mill Landing is an independent living apartment complex with no income restrictions for those age 55+ young. Located at 20 North Road, the community is a 3-story building that will have both 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and provide a truly economical solution to senior living.

“We’ve been extremely successful with this market in the Buffalo, New York region as well as the Midwest, where there is presently an extensive waiting list at existing facilities for affordable senior housing”, said Calamar President Kenneth M. Franasiak. “We truly believe in creating affordable and competitive housing options for the senior community where currently they are faced with either no appropriate housing choices, high rent options or the extensive wait list. We found the same to be true in the CT. market where communities of this nature are non-existent. We currently have three communities in operation in New Hampshire and besides Water Mill Landing, have two others currently under construction in Connecticut and Massachusetts. In addition, there are several more communities in the development phases across the NE & Midwest.

“Water Mill Landing will cater to middle class income households. Our model will enable our residents to enjoy comfortable living at competitive and economical pricing facilitating seniors to preserve their assets for their individual long-term goals”, said Vice President of Facilities Marc Guizzo. “The economic issues of today have greatly impacted seniors and we are excited to continue to forge forward and bring this affordable housing model to Connecticut.

Both one and two-bedroom, pet friendly apartments are available and will offer several different layouts. All apartments will come equipped with a full-size washer and dryer. The property will feature a community room with kitchen for events and entertaining that is available to residents free of charge; lounge/library with fireplace; a community laundry, outside seating patio and many more amenities for residents to enjoy. All apartments will be furnished with a stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. Garages are available on a first-come, first serve basis at an additional cost.


“Water Mill Landing will definitely fill the void and provide a much needed alternative to the expensive, amenity driven options that are out there”, said Guizzo. "Our communities flourish with our residents conveying a true sense of belonging and new found friendships that are formed. A full calendar of events and activities are available that allow our residents to engage with one another and enjoy the full benefits of living in an environment with their peers as well as promoting a healthy and active lifestyle".


Water Mill Landing represents a $16+ million dollar investment and is expected to be completed by summer 2020. There are no entry fees, buy-ins or surcharges. For more information, contact Tina at 570-655-1279.


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About Calamar

Calamar is a full-service real estate firm comprised of construction, development, property management and finance & investment divisions for commercial and large-scale residential properties in the Northeast & Midwest regions. Calamar is headquartered in Wheatfield, NY and has offices in Omaha, Nebraska, Boston, MA., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario & Toronto, Ontario.


For more information, contact Kathy Griffiths at 716.693.0006, ext. 211 or