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July 14: Windsor Run to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony and Celebrate Start of First Phase of Construction

July 11, 2016

Matthews, North Carolina—State and local leaders will join company officials to celebrate a new milestone in the initial phase of development at Windsor Run, the Erickson Living continuing care retirement community under development in Matthews.

On Thursday, July 14 at 1:00pm, Windsor Run will host a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction.  A highlight of this event will be the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin presenting Erickson Living leaders with a License Certificate. 

This license paves the way for construction to begin on the first phase of the project, that will include 216 independent living apartment residences with over 30 floor plans and a 50,000 square foot clubhouse scheduled for completion in early 2018.

Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor, members of the Matthews Town Council, State Senator Jeff Tarte and Kelly Barnhardt, Executive Director of the Matthews Chamber of Commerce, are among local officials scheduled to attend.   

Company leaders from Erickson Living, including Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer, and Debra Doyle, Chief Operating Officer, will be in attendance as well.

Throughout the event, Windsor Run Sales Director Tom Senger will be available to discuss details about the project and introduce future residents of the community. 

WHAT:    Windsor Run Groundbreaking Ceremony & Celebration of First Phase of ConstructionWHEN:    Thursday, July 141:00pm: Groundbreaking Ceremony & Photo Op; Reception to immediately follow, ending at 3:00pmWHERE:    Windsor Run, Sales Center, 2010 McKee Road, Matthews, NC 28105, 800-515-0886 or 704-443-6300

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is the general contractor, and Lantz-Boggio Architects will serve as the project architect.  The 60-acre campus will feature abundant amenities and services complemented with integrated health care and wellness programs for its residents.

For more information, please contact Jeff Getek, public affairs manager, at 410-456-9809 or

About Windsor Run:  Windsor Run is one of nineteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, serving more than 23,000 residents nationwide  Located in Matthews, North Carolina, the scenic 60-acre campus will offer its residents independent living and on-site medical care.  Windsor Run is the ideal greater Charlotte, NC retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure. 

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