Under Construction: Bridge at Ooltewah adds 100 assisted-living apartments to Snow Hill Road area

Under Construction: Bridge at Ooltewah adds 100 assisted-living apartments to Snow Hill Road area

October 27th, 2013 by Shelly Bradbury in Business Diary

The Bridge at Ooltewah, an assisted living community, is nearing completion in Ooltewah.

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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.