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Construction Will Begin Next Fall For Iowa’s Newest Senior Living Community, Grand Living at Bridgewater

Construction Will Begin Next Fall For Iowa’s Newest Senior Living Community, Grand Living at Bridgewater

Grand Living and Ryan Companies US, Inc. are pleased to announce plans to develop Grand Living at Bridgewater, a new senior living community located near the intersection of First Avenue and Interstate 80, directly west of the Firefighters Memorial in Coralville, IA. Grand Living at Bridgewater will offer 170 residences ranging from studios to two-bedroom den apartment homes, while providing independent, assisted living, and memory care services in Coralville, IA. Construction on the four-story development is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2016.

Grand Living at Bridgewater will offer a variety of dining and menu options in alternate settings including formal dining, casual dining, a bistro and clubroom. The wellness center and spa will feature a full service salon, indoor pool, exercise studio, and offices for rotating medical providers. Additional amenities include a Grand Lounge and library, performance theater for the arts, music and lifelong learning programs, a chapel, activity and art studios, wood working shop and studio, pet grooming center, and instrumental practice rooms.

“Grand Living is led by a diverse and accomplished senior leadership team that has worked closely together for over 25 years. We are driven by our passion to provide remarkable personalized experiences for the residents and their families and by our unparalleled commitment to exceptional service,” said Dan Peterka, Grand Living’s President and CEO.

Grand Living at Bridgewater is a partnership between Grand Living and Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national builder, developer, designer, capital investment consultant, and real estate manager based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ryan has 11 regional offices across the country including Cedar Rapids, Davenport, and Des Moines, IA. This joint venture provides the full spectrum of services for the development, ongoing ownership and operation of distinctive senior living communities that will be held long-term and become a viable asset in each community in which we operate.

“We are very excited to bring this development to Coralville. We did have other locations under consideration in the market but settled on our Coralville site after completion of our site due diligence activities. The site offers great visibility, access, and convenience, which will be a great advantage to our residents and their families,” said Eric Anderson, Ryan’s Vice President of Development, Senior Living. “We have been working with the city staff on development concepts and are so pleased with their engagement and enthusiasm in this project.”

About Grand Living

Grand Living’s leaders are seasoned entrepreneurs specializing in the development and management of distinctive senior living communities with a hospitality focus. The organization is driven by its passion to provide remarkable, personalized experiences for the residents and their families, and by their unparalleled commitment to exceptional service. Grand Living’s vision is to be trusted leaders and innovators in senior living environments and services, recognized for embracing the uniqueness of each individual it serves. For more information, please visit

About Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Ryan Companies US, Inc. is a third generation, family-owned national developer, designer, capital investment consultant, builder and real estate manager specializing in fully integrated solutions for over 75 years. Key market sectors include: retailers, industrial, healthcare, senior living, and corporate build-to-suit; and product experience includes work on office, retail, mixed use, hospitality, multi-housing, industrial, medical office building, senior living, distribution center, public sector, and mission critical facilities.  Ryan serves customers throughout the United States with offices in the North, Midwest, Great Lakes, SouthEast, SouthCentral, SouthWest and West regions. Ryan was named the 2007 National Developer of the Year by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.  For more information, visit

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