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Vivante was created by Nexus Development, a local developer with more than 30 years of experience in Orange County. Says Cory Alder, President, "We set out to create the most luxurious and innovative retirement community in Orange County, and Vivante has exceeded all of our expectations. We are committed to creating a healthy, active, social environment for the seniors that choose Vivante."

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  • We are so pleased to be recognized by SeniorAdvisor.com as one of their Best for 2016! The Best of 2016 Awards celebrate the best of the best in American senior care and are only given to communities and agencies that have consistently received outstanding feedback from families on the SeniorAdvisor.com website. This exclusive designation places the winners in the top one percent of senior care providers nationwide according to those who matter

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  • The November/December issue of Senior Living Executive, the flagship magazine of Argentum, highlights some of the most cutting-edge and creative architecture, interiors, and outdoor spaces found in senior living communities today.
    Senior living design is never static; resident preferences are constantly evolving. But through the competition’s four years, foundational themes appear, including safe and engaging spaces for contemplating and gathe

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  • Start planning now because these five properties will make you want to retire today.

    Mention the words “retirement home” and most people under the age of 55 think of tapioca pudding and endless Bingo games. But the newest wave of luxury retirement homes are anything but typical, offering farm to table cuisine and as many activities as youth summer camp.

    Vi Senior Living, a developer and manger of retirement communities in La Jolla, Palo Alt

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  • COSTA MESA, CA - Vivante on the Coast, the first new luxury retirement community to be built in the Newport Mesa area of Orange County in 20 years, is set to open tomorrow, October 15. As GlobeSt.com reported in February, the communitywon three Best of 50+ Housing awards at the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this year.

    What makes Vivante stand out in particular are the LEED-certified communit

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  • A new, luxury senior living community opened its doors for a sneak peek Tuesday in preparation of its grand-opening next week.

    Located in Costa near Newport Beach, Vivante on the Coast boasts a long list of amenities including a fitness center, indoor saltwater pool, hair salon, theater, dog park, upscale restaurant, putting green, cocktail lounge, library and even a fun zone for the grand kids.

    There is also a 24 hours a day,7 days a week c

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    Among the amenities at Vivante on the Coast are an indoor saltwater pool, salon, various lounges and, for the four-legged furry creatures, a dog park called Central Bark.

    The first residents — about 75 — of the upscale senior living facility in Costa Mesa's Westside are scheduled to move in Tuesday. The 7-acre campus at 1640 Monrovia Ave. has 185 units, 40 of which are designed to be "memory care" homes for people with Alzheimer's and other

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    Dot Thousand and Beverly Elias’s eyes widened as they stepped inside the lobby of Vivante, the new luxury retirement community in Costa Mesa.

    Walking in the lobby was like entering a high-end hotel. The lobby boasts an open contemporary designed layout with high ceilings, a black grand piano, a 1,000-gallon saltwater aquarium, and attentive staff catering to the needs of residents and visitors.
    This wasn’t the stereotypical drab retirement c

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    2013-03-28 A New Senior Moment

    At Vivante on the Coast, a $62 million retirement community under construction in Newport Beach, Calif., renters will be able to relax in a hydromassage room or take a dip in the indoor saltwater pool. They'll watch movies in a private theater and sip wine from Napa Valley's finest vineyards. And when they're hungry, a sushi chef will be on standby.

    The Vivante is the newest generation of residential housing catering to retirees who demand far m

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    Visit the link below to view the video featuring Vivante on WSJ Live today.

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    Vivante on the Coast, a new luxury retirement community in the Newport-Mesa area, recently won three awards from the National Association of Home Builders.

    Vivante received the Gold Award for Best 50+ Assisted Living or Special Needs Community on the Boards, Silver for Best 50+ Online Marketing Strategy and Silver for Best 50+ Market Rate Rental Community last month at the International Builders’ Show. In a released statement, the company said

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    COSTA MESA, CA-Vivante on the Coast, the Newport Mesa area’s first luxury retirement community, has won three Best of 50+ Housing awards at the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, which took place recently. The awards highlight the community’s dynamic, forward-thinking design.

    The three awards given to Vivante this year were the Gold Award for Best 50+ Assisted Living or Special Needs Communi

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    COSTA MESA, CA-“Our philosophy is very simple: celebrate the rich histories of the residents here and give them the lifestyle they deserve.” So says Phill Barklow, VP operations of Nexus, the developer of luxury retirement community Vivante on the Coast. “We live by the mantra that these are the folks that helped build Orange County and make it the place we call home. We want to celebrate them—not just build a community focused on efficie

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    A national trade group recently presented several awards to a planned retirement community in Westside Costa Mesa.

    During a conference in late January, the National Assn. of Home Builders recognized Vivante on the Coast, a 185-unit retirement complex at 1640 Monrovia Ave. with an expected completion date of October.

    The Washington D.C.-based association's 50+ Housing Council gave Vivante silver awards for its 50-plus online marketing strategy a

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    Newport-Mesa retirement community Vivante on the Coast will host a Thanksgiving food drive Wednesday to benefit local nonprofit Share Our Selves.

    Community members can drop non-perishable Thanksgiving food items, like canned vegetables, cranberry sauce and instant mashed potatoes, at Vivante's leasing office, 320 W. Coast Hwy. Donations will be accepted from noon to 6 p.m.

    Vivante will buy turkeys to complete donated meals. Share Our Selves wil

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    Vivante on the Coast, a new luxury retirement community currently under construction, is partnering with Share Our Selves for a Thanksgiving charity event from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 14, organizers said.
    Members of the community are invited to donate non-persishable food items at the Vivante leasing office located at 320 West Coast Highway.
    Donations will be used to create full Thanksgiving meals for local families. Vivante will purchase a

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    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many local families are in need of help to fill their holiday dinner tables.

    Vivante on the Coast, a new luxury retirement community in the Newport-Mesa area, is joining forces with Share Our Selves, an organization that works to help the poor, to collect food for needy families during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Thanksgiving food drive will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Vi

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    When is it time to consider moving to a retirement community? Vivante on the Coast has been making the conversation a lot easier since they broke ground on the luxury community this spring.

    “Kids will broach the subject with their parents — only to find out their parents already heard about it from friends. Then they came by and put down a deposit,” said Phill Barklow of Corona del Mar, vice president of operations of Vivante On the Coast.

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    Construction is underway on a $62-million senior housing complex in Costa Mesa called Vivante on the Coast.

    The 185-unit retirement community being developed by Nexus Cos. at 1640 Monrovia Ave. is intended to provide a resort-style environment for tenants 62 and older.

    "We’ve incorporated many of the new ideas in fitness, healthcare, technology and lifestyle that appeal to the demands of our growing aging population, especially here in Orange

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    The week's 10 Questions is with Curt Olson, chairman and CEO of Nexus Companies regarding their new development, Vivante on the Coast, a luxury retirement community in Costa Mesa.

    1. Vivante isn't your typical "old persons" home. What's the concept behind it?

    Vivante is not typical. The brand Vivante stems from the Italian word "Vivente" which means active or lively. Our logo (represented by the three rings) joins our residents, families and te

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    Developers are taking different paths, and measured steps, to accommodate Orange County’s graying population.
    OC has the oldest population of any county in Southern California, with a median age of a little more than 36, according to the latest demographic reports.

    The median age here has increased by nearly three years over the past decade, giving OC a median age almost two years older than in Los Angeles and 1.5 years older than the San Die

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    Santa Ana-based developer Nexus Cos. is betting that a luxury retirement community going up near Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach will draw heavy interest from wealthy residents expecting amenities that go well beyond weekly bingo games and Matlock reruns.

    Nexus last week broke ground on Vivante on the Coast, a 185-unit retirement community that’s going up on Monrovia Avenue in Costa Mesa, the site of a former industrial pr

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    Costa Mesa, Calif. -- Vivante On The Coast, a 185-unit, 200,000-square-foot retirement community, has broken ground on the border of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. The $62 million community will include multiple dining options, large outdoor courtyards, rooftop decks, and a fitness and physical therapy facility with an indoor saltwater pool, among other amenities. Vivante is primed to be the first new retirement community built in the Newport Beac

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    COSTA MESA, CA-A state-of-the-art retirement community designed to meet the active lifestyle and healthcare needs of Orange County’s aging population is a unique concept for this market, but that’s what developer Nexus Cos. intends for Vivante on the Coast to be. The nearly 200,000-square-foot community, which broke ground here this week and is estimated to cost $62 million to build, has already pre-leased 39 units and is drawing interest fro

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    Vivante on the Coast, a luxury retirement community in Costa Mesa's Westside, recently celebrated its first anniversary.

    The award-winning 185-unit complex at 1640 Monrovia Ave. opened in October 2013 and is now home to more than 160 residents, according to a news release. The 7-acre campus houses people ages 62 and older and includes a "memory care" wing for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

    "When we imagined the typ

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