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Valage Minden joint venture celebrates groundbreaking of Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley

Construction Underway for Best-in-Class Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

MINDEN, NV – (NOVEMBER 2023) – Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley, a new senior living community, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of 102 apartment homes for seniors on June 20, 2023. The project’s expected completion is fall 2024.

About Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley, a joint venture between Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP (NYSE: GHI) and ISL Ventures, designed by Pi Architects, and to be built by Metcalf Builders, managed by Leading Light Development and Construction Consulting and operated by Integral Senior Living.

Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley will feature 56 assisted living apartment homes and 46 memory care residences developed specifically to support those with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory-impairing diseases. The assisted living apartment homes range from studio to one- and two-bedroom units and are crafted to thoughtfully integrate safety features within very comfortable and functional designer-influenced spaces. In addition to walk-in closets, large designer bathrooms and full-size refrigerators, these apartments will also have their own secure Wi-Fi networks and lighting systems that feature nighttime safety features. The spacious memory care apartments are also complete with state-of-the-art technology, including a SafelyYou™ fall monitoring system. The community is designed for safety and security.

Designed to create a vibrant atmosphere in which residents can enjoy a stimulating lifestyle, the building will include top-tier amenities such as an open-concept design, resort-style community spaces, including an upper-level outdoor terrace, fully fenced dog park, in-house theater and chapel, as well as an on-site salon and day spa. The community, with its striking mountain views, will be an exceptional home for seniors to live in a vibrant and enriching environment supported by assisted living and memory care services.

“Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate every resident’s needs and, more importantly, their wants,” said Collette Gray, Integral Senior Living’s president and CEO. “A core tenet of the ISL philosophy is to create an environment where everyone can live well and focus on the things that truly bring them joy. The team we are building at Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley embodies that ethos, and we couldn’t be more excited to open the doors.”

“This community will be a place for our residents to live and lead active lives,” said ISL Ventures president David Simon. “In our business, we don’t build buildings, we build communities. We do so with the ongoing goal of serving our residents and providing a stimulating, active environment for our residents and associates to thrive. We recognize the honor it is to support our residents and be guests in their homes and to provide unsurpassed care to meet their needs.”

Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley will provide much-needed additional housing for the growing senior community and will employ more than 60 full-time employees, including an in-house chef and culinary team, activities and wellness team, and a dedicated nursing staff.

Centrally located in the heart of the Carson Valley, and within walking distance of medical services, including Carson Tahoe Health, the community is excited to collaborate with nearby medical services to provide easy access to health care needs that its residents may have. With an emphasis on utilizing local vendors and medical providers, the community looks forward to building long-lasting relationships with the area businesses and medical practices.

In addition to the on-site amenities, Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley will offer Integral Senior Living’s signature programs, including their award-winning Elevate® dining and Vibrant Life® programs, providing residents the ultimate autonomy to choose the best options for themselves daily, including selecting the freshest chef-prepared meals and opportunities to participate in stimulating programs and social activities.

The groundbreaking ceremony featured representatives from Integral Senior Living, Metcalf Builders and more.

“We are very excited about our partnership with Integral Senior Living and the opportunity to bring this amazing senior living community to Douglas County,” said Metcalf Builders president and CEO Bryce Clutts. “This is a very important project to the town of Minden and the entire Carson Valley. As a resident of Carson Valley, I am grateful that our firm, Metcalf Builders, was the one selected to assist in the preconstruction process and build this community. We welcome your community to our community.”

Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley has a target opening of fall 2024. For more information about this community or to reserve a place on the growing waitlist, visit Valage Senior Living at Carson Valley online.

About Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP

Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP (NYSE: GHI) was formed in 1998 under the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act for the primary purpose of acquiring, holding, selling and otherwise dealing with a portfolio of mortgage revenue bonds which have been issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing for affordable multifamily, seniors and student housing properties. The Partnership is pursuing a business strategy of acquiring additional mortgage revenue bonds and other investments on a leveraged basis. The Partnership expects and believes the interest earned on these mortgage revenue bonds is excludable from gross income for federal income tax purposes. The Partnership seeks to achieve its investment growth strategy by investing in additional mortgage revenue bonds and other investments as permitted by its Second Amended and Restated Limited Partnership Agreement, dated December 5, 2022 (the “Partnership Agreement”), taking advantage of attractive financing structures available in the securities market, and entering into interest rate risk management instruments. Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP press releases are available at

About Integral Senior Living

Integral Senior Living (ISL), headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., manages a progressive selection of more than 100 senior living communities to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It manages independent, assisted living and memory care communities throughout 25 states. Ranked among the nation’s largest senior living providers, according to Senior Living Executive, ISL is founded on a care philosophy that fosters dignity and respect for residents and promotes their independence and individuality. The dedicated associates at each community are trained to maintain the highest standards of senior care services. For more information about ISL, visit Integral Senior Living’s website, blog and Facebook page.

About Metcalf Builders

As a leading general contractor, Metcalf Builders specializes in commercial construction and construction management in both the public and private sectors. The firm’s owners, employees and staff come from diverse backgrounds in commercial construction, with work spanning across the United States. Its philosophy that “together, we are building the future” allows the company to maintain a trusting and proactive approach with its clients and its vast array of projects.

Since Metcalf’s inception in 1994, its mission has been to create a full-service commercial construction company with professionals that have integrity and skills to achieve objectives through an open, interactive culture that fosters a team approach and a thorough understanding of clients’ needs. The Metcalf team believes in developing relationships to deliver the optimum combination of cost, quality and timing while addressing specific project requirements. Its professionals hold decades of experience in all forms of construction to accomplish this. More information can be accessed at

About Leading Light Development and Construction Consulting

Leading Light Development and Construction Consulting works with premier senior living clients to expand their markets through creative and viable development and renovation solutions. Its president, Rocky Goins, has enjoyed almost 40 years of continued success in senior living and commercial real estate development experience. Knowing that successful projects must be market driven, Rocky has a passion to design creative and enduring projects for his clients and their communities.

Leading Light offers a comprehensive list of services that includes market analysis coordination; determining development and project feasibility; site selection, site acquisition, due diligence, entitlement, and owner representation. Its portfolio of completed projects reflects Leading Light’s dedication to providing communities with diversity and beauty in both the interior and exterior of each building, thus improving the lifestyle of the residents and the surrounding community.

About Pi Architects

Over 30 years ago, Pi Architects was founded with the purpose of serving the community. Our team includes experts from design disciplines including master planning, architecture, and interior design, making Pi Architects one of the largest and most dynamic senior living firms. Pi Architects projects span nationwide with offices in Austin, Texas and Central Florida. With a wealth of experience and constant drive for improvement, our teams work closely with our clients to integrate aesthetics, operations, and budgetary goals into successful communities. When considering programming and space layout, Pi’s embrace of holistic wellness design, healthy living and longevity take center stage. For more information about Pi, visit Pi Architects’ website.