Entries by Sirena Frost

Wallick Associates Give Back

Although 2018 was one of the Company’s busiest years, Wallick’s associates found time to give back to their communities and help those in need. For a second year, almost 50 Wallick associates traded in their office routine for a day at one of Habitat for Humanity’s project sites, building houses for families working toward home […]

Wallick Strengthens Leadership Team to Meet Growing Demand

Within 2018, Wallick announced several leadership appointments: Stephanie Hess was promoted to Vice President, Senior Living Operations. John Leonard was promoted to Senior Vice President, Development and Construction. Sarah Malone, Senior Vice President, Asset Management joined Wallick in March. Paul Koehler was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. The growth of Wallick’s executive team is a […]

Wallick’s Affordable Housing Communities Receive Makeovers

Wallick celebrated the grand reopening of five affordable housing communities: Cypress Commons- 44 units, Middletown, OH Locust Ridge- 72 units, Dry Ridge, KY Highpoint Senior Apartments- 44 units, Ludlow, KY Bedford Village- 40 units, Bedford, KY Lawrence Manor Apartments- 29 units, South Point, OH Under the LIHTC program, these communities received major improvements on both […]

Wallick’s New Senior Communities Put Residents’ Needs First

At the end of 2018, Wallick saw the completion of two senior living communities: The Grove at Oakleaf Village of Columbus – A $7.1 million state-of-the-art memory care community for seniors with age-related dementia. The Ashford at Sturbridge – A $20 million, affordable assisted living community that provides personalized health care at a price that […]

Wallick Expands Affordable Housing Portfolio

In 2018, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) awarded Wallick Communities funding under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program for the development of Daines Village Apartments, a soon-to-be built affordable family community in London, Ohio, and the redevelopment of several other affordable communities. Additionally, Wallick acquired nearly 400 affordable apartments, expanding its presence in Kentucky, […]

Hurricane Maria Victims Find Refuge at Highland Village

In 2017, disaster struck Puerto Rico when Category 5 Hurricane Maria ravaged through the Caribbean island, leaving nothing but destruction in its wake. Regarded as the worst natural disaster to affect Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria robbed citizens of food, power, income, and worst of all, their homes. Earlier this year, Jennifer Dranschak of Kasai North […]

Wallick Unveils $7.1 Million Memory Care Community at Grand Opening Celebration

After 18 months in development, The Grove at Oakleaf Village of Columbus officially opened November 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local officials, project partners and congressional representatives. The Grove Columbus –a $7.1 million project—is Wallick’s second memory care facility for seniors with age-related dementias. When fully occupied, it will employ up to 40 […]

Wallick Associates Build the Dream of Home Ownership with Habitat for Humanity

Affordable, decent housing is one of the most basic human needs; however, so many families and seniors within our own neighborhoods and beyond are still without a place to call home. Like Wallick, Habitat for Humanity (Habitat), a global nonprofit housing organization, works to end poverty by providing safe, affordable housing. For two years now, […]

Wallick Welcomes Sen. Hornback, State Rep. Rand & Other Officials to KY Grand Reopening

Senator Paul Hornback and State Representative Rick Rand were among several officials to attend the grand reopening celebration for three of Wallick’s affordable apartment communities in Kentucky. Locust Ridge (72 units), Highpoint Senior Apartments (44 units) and Bedford Village (40 units) recently underwent rehabs after Wallick was awarded over $1.1 million in tax credits from […]

Grand Reopening at Cypress Commons after $7 Million Rehab

Wallick Communities has completed a $7 million renovation at Cypress Commons, a 44-unit affordable multifamily housing community in Middletown, OH. A grand reopening celebration was held at the community on October 17. Renovations at Cypress Commons began in 2017 after the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) awarded Wallick close to $500,000 in 9% low-income housing […]

Wallick Promotes Paul Koehler to Chief Administrative Officer

It’s Wallick’s pleasure to announce Paul Koehler has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Paul will oversee budget, operations and strategic planning for Wallick’s IT, HR, Advertising & Marketing and Project Management departments. In 2014, Paul joined Wallick as Chief Information Officer to lead the Company’s IT team in addition to identifying […]

Here’s a Sneak Peek of The Ashford at Sturbridge

It was going to take a lot more than chilly temps and drizzly rain to stop Wallick’s business partners from catching a first glimpse of The Ashford at Sturbridge, the Company’s latest affordable assisted living community. Over 50 guests eagerly arrived at Sturbridge last Thursday for the Community’s first event since Wallick broke ground last […]

Construction on The Grove Columbus Wraps Up

The Grove Columbus is Wallick’s second memory care community that will provide housing and care to seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illnesses. This $7.1 million community will be composed of four neighborhoods that can support up to a total of 56 residents. Designed to accommodate seniors as they progress through the stages of dementia, each […]

Wallick’s Development Team Announces Change

It’s Wallick’s pleasure to announce that John Leonard has taken leadership of the company’s development team, in addition to our construction team. Since 2016, John has successfully led Wallick Construction, and under his guidance, the company has seen project after project completed on-time and on-budget. Now, John will lead both business units and oversee projects from concept […]

Andrew Piletz Joins Wallick as Director of Marketing, Senior Living

Meet Andrew, our new Director of Marketing for Senior Living. He leads the marketing and strategy for our senior living communities which includes: positioning, brand strategy, and lead generation. Andrew joins Wallick Communities after spending eight years at Abbott Nutrition. In his previous role as Senior Brand Manager, Andrew led the direct marketing efforts for […]

The Ashford on Broad Ranked First Among Columbus Assisted Living Communities for Resident Satisfaction

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, a division of the Ohio Department of Aging, has released results of the 2017 Long-Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey. This survey, conducted through face-to-face interviews with residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, assessed residents’ satisfaction with an array of subjects related to their care and […]

Wallick Ranks Second on Cincinnati MHA’s Preferred Developer List

On Tuesday, the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (Cincinnati MHA) Board approved Wallick Communities as one of six preferred developers that the organization will partner with over the next couple years to help reposition the existing public housing stock in its portfolio. Wallick was one of eleven firms that responded to the Request for Proposal. Upon […]