By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange
The Gilbert Design Review Board has approved ViaWest Group’s plans for Heritage at Gilbert, a one-story assisted living facility with 49 congregate care and 30 memory care units. The 5.14 acre development will be located at Willis Road and Quartz St., near Val Vista and the 202 Santan Fwy.
Open space features for Heritage include a private courtyard with a fountain and seating areas off the main entrance, a memory care courtyard, and a landscaped central courtyard with a shaded circular pedestrian route.
Landscaping will feature several different trees for both shading and ornamentation, as well as turf and a variety of shrubs and accent palms.
Indoor amenities include media and wellness rooms, an activities center, business center and coffee bar, along with a centralized dining and seating area.
Heritage will feature a metal roof and stucco finishes in terra cotta, cream, tan and brown, as well as stone veneer accents.