Construction has begun on CountryHouse Residence, a Granite Bay center that will specialize in providing care for seniors with memory-loss issues.
Officials said the $14 million construction project at Douglas Boulevard and Barton Road is the first commercial project in Granite Bay since 2007.
The 32,400-square-foot, 42-unit property is being developed by Agemark Corp. of Orinda and Maverick Partners West of Roseville. Wells Construction, which has a Roseville office, is the general contractor.
CountryHouse is designed to look like a family home. Staff will provide care for people with various forms of memory loss or dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The facility is projected to open in fall of 2016.
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Agemark Corp. will operate CountryHouse, which will employ about 50 people.