Wellmore to construct $47M community in Lexington

Wellmore closed on a property in Lexington, SC to build a new retirement community for $47 million. The new community will offer assisted living, Alzheimer's care, skilled nursing services and short term rehab.

Wellmore of Lexington will offer one and two bedroom apartment homes, along with 14 cottages. Additional amenities residents can enjoy include a community clubhouse, gourmet dining, on-site rehabilitation, a salon and spa, transportation services and a full-service wellness center.

Construction is set to begin in August with an expected opening of spring 2017. Approximately 140 local jobs will be created in healthcare, management and construction work.