Project: The Bridge at Ooltewah.
Owner: Managed by Century Park Associates.
Location: Snow Hill Road, next door to the Life Care Center of Ooltewah, a 120-bed rehabilitation facility.
Size: 96,100 square feet.
Contractor: Preston Management Inc.
Scope: This $18 million assisted-living facility is about 60 percent complete. It offers 100 apartments, a cafe, beauty shop, exercise room, library and private dining room. Staff will provide transportation, housekeeping and medication management to residents.
Timeline: The center will open in March 2014.
Staff: About 40 people will work at the facility when it's at capacity.
History: Century Park Associates is a family-owned company based in Chattanooga that manages 48 senior-living communities in 21 states. Century Park Associates is owned by Life Care Centers CEO Forrest L. Preston.
For more information: Call 423-485-9405.
Shelly Bradbury joined the Times Free Press as a business reporter in January 2013, after starting with the paper as a general assignment intern in July 2012. She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint Hill Times. Outside the newsroom, Shelly enjoys ...