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Triangle of open space in south Forsyth could be filled with senior housing
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This triangle of open space along Peachtree Parkway could become a 350,000-square-foot senior housing facility. (Google Maps)

There’s a triangle-shaped field off Peachtree Parkway surrounded by subdivisions, but an applicant has an idea for how to fill the open space: senior housing.

Active Senior Concepts, LLC, a division of The ASC Group, a real estate developer based in Suwanee, has submitted plans to build a 350,000-square-foot senior housing facility with 263 apartments on the 11.963 acres at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Vaughn Road.

According to documents from the Forsyth County Department of Planning & Community Development, the development would include a 120,000-square-foot “independent living villa,” an 83,000-square-foot building for assisted living and memory care and two 55,000-square-foot buildings for “concierge independent living.”

Plans also call for a 30,000-square-foot clubhouse with amenities that would include a salon, fitness center, library, game room, theater, craft room, lounge and dining area.

The facility would provide on-site medical care and offer housekeeping and transportation among other services.

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Plans for the senior housing facility proposed for the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Vaughn Road.

So continues the trend of developers who have identified Forsyth County as an attractive place to market projects to an aging population. Companies like LennarSterling Estates and The Orchards Group have developed projects in recent years for residents 55 years old and older, who now comprise 21.4% of the county’s population, up from 18.7% in 2010, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The ASC Group has been active in Forsyth County with similar projects in the last couple of years. It built Celebration Village Forsyth, a $109 million “active adult” development with a 52-acre campus next to Brookwood Marketplace. Right next door it built The Reserve at Celebration Village, an enclave of 107 homes for seniors.

The company also has developments in Acworth and Snellville, according to its website.

Their latest project would fill in the last bit of open space between Bridle Ridge, a major subdivision, and a pocket of about 50 homes on Farmstead Way.