Mar 10, 2014

Sinai Residences – Breaking Ground for the Future

It was a glorious morning when more than 400 people gathered in a field on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus on January 28, 2014. Surrounded by local rabbis, government officials, Federation and beneficiary agency leaders and building partners under an elegantly decorated tent, 200 future residents celebrated their homecoming with the official groundbreaking for Sinai Residences of Boca Raton. The ceremony also marked a momentous occasion for the Federation and our entire Jewish community.

“Sinai Residences of Boca Raton marks the most significant building project for our Federation since we opened our original buildings on this campus 25 years ago,” said Matthew C. Levin, Federation President and CEO. “This is yet one more historic indication of the remarkable renaissance we are experiencing in our Federation and our Jewish community.”

<>With Sinai Residences, the Federation will be home to South Florida’s newest planned Life Care community, a 22-acre, $250 million development on the campus west of Boca Raton. Nearly 80% of the 237 luxury apartment homes have already been reserved, and we look forward to our new neighbors unpacking in 2015.

“The creation of Sinai Residences will enable the Federation’s unused land to generate revenue that will help fulfill our vital mission of caring for our community and our people, while the project itself serves the needs of our area’s growing senior population,” said Levin.

“Of course, a project of this magnitude was developed through careful analysis and planning over many years,” said Mel Lowell, Federation’s COO and CFO who has been integrally involved since its inception. “In 2007, Federation leadership began researching how to best utilize our vacant land. After engaging external experts for a feasibility study of the land and our local population, and conducting thorough due diligence, it was determined that a Continued Care Retirement Community (CCRC) would be an ideal direction for the Federation.”

Simultaneously, after completing the Federation’s comprehensive senior services study, lay and professional leadership recognized the unmistakable need for a Jewish environment where local seniors could comfortably and happily reside – with the best in care, unsurpassed programming and a strong sense of community.

“Sinai Residences is all of that and more,” said Levin. “Like our Federation, Sinai Residences will care for people today and tomorrow. With today's cost of care, this is a way for seniors to really ensure their future.”

As a planned Life Care community, Sinai Residences guarantees residents access, from the moment of move-in if needed, to a full continuum of the highest quality care, at a predictable monthly cost and with refundable entry-fee options. In addition to the independent living residences, the on-site continuum of care will include 132 suites for stages of additional care.

Sinai Residences will offer the highest standard of engaged senior living. The full array of luxury services and amenities will include hospitality, recreational and social services, cultural and academic pursuits, fitness programs, as well as gourmet dining with a kosher option available. Sinai Residences will also enjoy front-row access to the wealth of activities on the Federation’s campus.

Sinai Residences will offer the highest standard of engaged senior living. The full array of luxury services and amenities will include hospitality, recreational and social services, cultural and academic pursuits, fitness programs, as well as gourmet dining with a kosher option available. Sinai Residences will also enjoy front-row access to the wealth of activities on the Federation’s campus.

“After years of thoughtful planning, it’s exciting to see all the pieces finally come together,” said Wesley E. Finch, a Vice Chair of Federation and President of Federation CCRC Development, LLC that is governing and developing the project. “Upon completion, Sinai Residences of Boca Raton will be the centerpiece of our campus. We are creating an environment that is attracting the active, future residents who will become a vital part of our vibrant community.”

Jerry and Eleanor Schlakman, who currently live in Boca West Country Club but will move to the Sinai Residences upon its completion, agreed. “Sinai Residences of Boca Raton provides the ‘three C’s’ that we need as this stage in our lives: comfort, care and community,” said Jerry. “We are thrilled to find a community like Sinai Residences being built just around the corner from where we live now and in an area of which we think so highly.”

Beyond the three Cs, Sinai Residences offers a unique opportunity to live within a multigenerational Jewish community surrounded by educational programs, cultural opportunities and children of all ages. “Sinai Residences will provide a maintenance-free lifestyle designed for seniors who continue to pursue life with vigor,” said Amy Linder, Director of Marketing for Sinai Residences. “So far that is certainly what we have seen in our future residents.”

Sinai Residences continues to accept reservations for apartments with fourteen varying floor plans (ranging from 800 to 1700 square feet). Those seeking information for themselves or loved ones are encouraged to schedule an appointment at the Information Center in Boca Raton by calling 561.221.1102 or visiting sinairesidences.com.

It was a glorious morning when more than 400 people gathered in a field on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus on January 28, 2014. Surrounded by local rabbis, government officials, Federation and beneficiary agency leaders and building partners under an elegantly decorated tent, 200 future residents celebrated their homecoming with the official groundbreaking for Sinai Residences of Boca Raton. The ceremony also marked a momentous occasion for the Federation and our entire Jewish community.

It was a glorious morning when more than 400 people gathered in a field on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus on January 28, 2014. Surrounded by local rabbis, government officials, Federation and beneficiary agency leaders and building partners under an elegantly decorated tent, 200 future residents celebrated their homecoming with the official groundbreaking for Sinai Residences of Boca Raton. The ceremony also marked a momentous occasion for the Federation and our entire Jewish community.

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Feb 28, 2014

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t was a glorious morning when more than 400 people gathered in a field on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus on January 28, 2014. Surrounded by local rabbis, government officials, Federation and beneficiary agency leaders and building partners under an elegantly decorated tent, 200 future residents celebrated their homecoming with the official groundbreaking for Sinai Residences of Boca Raton.

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