Successful Partnerships
Since 1976
years of experience
who we are

Experts in Developing & Operating 55+ Independent Living Communities

Essex has developed more than fifty 55+ independent living communities across the United States. Given Essex’s extensive knowledge and experience in the 55+ industry, we understand what it takes to be successful in consistently producing both fulfilled residents and bottom-line results.

why choose us

The Essex Advantage

As a developer, general contractor, and operator, we use innovative solutions and cutting-edge technologies that benefit our residents, partners, and stakeholders throughout the life cycle of our communities.

In addition, we appreciate the uniqueness of each neighborhood our communities are located in, so we expertly design and operate them to appeal to middle-market up to luxury resort lifestyles and budgets. Essex offers competence and experience to deliver bottom-line results to our partners, as well as compassion and enthusiasm to deliver satisfaction to our residents.

Industry Leader
Apartment Units
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what we do best

Our Services

As a full-service provider offering proven expertise in site selection, design, zoning, financing, development, construction, sales and marketing, property management, acquisitions, repositionings, consulting, and more, Essex can create efficiencies and cost controls that allow our thoughtfully designed and programmed communities to offer tremendous value for our residents and strong returns for our partners.

Development & Acquisitions


Property Management

Sales & Marketing

Third-Party Management & Consulting Services

activated insights

Activated Insights ranks Essex Communities’ well above industry average in all areas including resident activities, dining, staff & management, housekeeping, maintenance requests, accounting & billing, and safety.