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NIC MAP Vision Platform Helps Lead Senior Housing Developer to Growth and Stability

The NIC MAP Vision platform helps Chris Hoard, who manages design, construction and development of senior housing for Distinctive Living, decide what growth pathways are most viable….

Now at 26 Communities, Fast-Growing Distinctive Living Turns Focus to Operations

While Distinctive Living may be a new player in the senior living space, the company has grown rapidly since its founding at the beginning of 2021 and is now at 26 communities…

After Year in Flux, Distinctive Living Gears Up for Growth in 2023

Distinctive Living was only founded two years ago, but CEO Joe Jedlowski has in that time grown the company to 26 communities in seven states. 

Persistent labor pressures and other headwinds complicated…

Distinctive Living Expands to 22 properties, with 11 Under Development

Freehold Township, NJ-based Distinctive Living has added five new senior living communities to its portfolio, the company announced Friday. The properties are in Alabama, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Distinctive Development Names Christopher Hoard as President, Chief Development Officer

FREEHOLD, N.J. — Distinctive Development, a Freehold-based senior living developer, has appointed Christopher Hoard as president and chief development officer…

Distinctive Living Signs Pledge for Inclusion and Diversity

As a company spokesperson noted, the racial awakening in 2020 inspired Distinctive Living to take a close look at the effects of social justice issues in the workplace. After realizing the first step would involve having some necessary…

Distinctive Living’s Responses to 2020 Racial Tensions

The racial awakening of 2020 propelled us to examine the effects of social justice issues in the workplace. The first step to addressing these issues is to have the necessary difficult conversations…

Distinctive Living Announces Addition of Five New Locations to Its Portfolio

The new communities expand boutique living options to seniors looking for a world-class active adult, independent, assisted living, or memory support experience…

Company Profile: Distinctive Living Partners Up

For a company that’s less than two years old, Distinctive Living has grown quickly. Launched in 2021, Distinctive currently operates 27 seniors housing communities under third-party contracts, with 19 of its own…

Distinctive Living Names Clark Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

FREEHOLD, NJ — Distinctive Living has appointed industry veteran Angela Clark as chief sales & marketing officer. Clark brings with her 25 years of operational…

Distinctive Living Development & Distinctive Living Announce New Senior Living Community in Litchfield County, CT

FREEHOLD, N.J., January 29, 2023 ( – Distinctive Living Development and Distinctive Living, leaders in the development and…

Great Place to Work Certified

Distinctive Living executes our mission by bringing a standard of excellence to each community, from supervision of staff, including recruitment, hiring and training; developing clinical programs and systems for quality assurance and regulatory compliance; ensuring resident satisfaction…

Distinctive Development Promotes Wolen To SVP, Operations

FREEHOLD, NJ — Distinctive Living, which develops and manages senior living communities, has announced the promotion of Dan Wolen to senior vice president, operations

Angela Clark, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Angela Clark brings 25 years of experience to the senior housing industry across sales and marketing, sales training and development, operational strategy multi-site management, strategic planning…

Distinctive Living Acquires Validus Senior Living

Fast-growing senior living operator and developer Distinctive Living has acquired Validus Senior Living Management, according to a joint company announcement.

Distinctive Living will continue to be led by Distinctive Healthcare…

Stabilized Operations

Most senior living investors aren’t in the managing business, and that’s why they come to Distinctive Living. Our performance management system can help you set a consistent foundation, provide guidelines and oversight, and effectively support your improvement initiatives.

When you choose Distinctive Developments, our experts can help manage your entire property, while mitigating risk and maximizing efficiency.

Our goal is to ensure that both clients and residents are happy, and we do this by helping you think differently about your organizational goals from concept to keys.

Our Projects

Burtonsville, MD

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Winslow TWP, NJ

  • Active Senior Living

Brownsburg, IN

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Sanders Ferry, TN

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Clearwater, FL

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Indian Harbour

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Eustis, FL

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Why Invest in Senior Living?

Over recent years, there has been astonishing growth in the U.S. senior population, driving demand for senior housing. The percentage of older adults is continuously growing, with over 54.1 million Americans being 65 years or older. Now, baby boomers are pushing the envelope like no other generation before, creating a powerful investment opportunity. 

In the last decade, senior living has been the number one performing commercial real estate sector, and has continued to be profitable through several market collapses. As an investor, you can earn a significant return on investment while also providing a much-needed resource to the market. With senior living, you can expect an annualized rate of return of 13%-21%. 

Don’t sit out this amazing opportunity. Our senior living development experts are here to help you achieve success.

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Our company offers the solutions you need to build a successful senior living community. We’re here to assist you every step of the way.

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