Oak Hall, Jim Chapman Communities to Build 206-Acre Seniors Community in Metro Atlanta

by John Nelson

GAINESVILLE, GA. — Oak Hall Cos. and Jim Chapman Communities have revealed development plans for a 206-acre, mixed-use, age-restricted community in Gainesville, approximately 55 miles northwest of Atlanta. The developers plan to start construction in spring of 2017. The community will feature a total of 739 residential units, all restricted to residents age 55 and older. The units are composed of 248 single-family detached homes, 32 cottages, 107 terrace homes, 27 stacked flats, 175 independent living units and 150 assisted living/memory care units. The yet-to-be-named community will also feature 1.1 miles of Lake Lanier frontage with 140 boat slip docks, as well as 24,000 square feet of retail, office and restaurant space. A large clubhouse and outdoor swimming pool are part of the master plan, as are paved sidewalks throughout the community. The developers intend to donate land to the city of Gainesville to build a new fire station.

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