Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community in Overland Park, KS, Marks Record Increase in Resident Occupancy in 2012

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 8, 2013) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, marked an increase in resident occupancy in 2012, ending the year with a record 98 percent occupancy and with 99 percent of apartment homes reserved. A total of 36 apartments was settled for the year. In addition, Tallgrass Creek passed the 300-resident milestone.

People moved to Tallgrass Creek from nearly all geographic areas of Johnson County, with some moving from as far away as Arizona, California and Florida. The year brought residents from as far away as Albuquerque, New Mexico; , Denver, Colorado; .Belleville, Illinois; Bella Vista and Springdale, Arizona; and Cary, North Carolina.

A factor in helping people move to Tallgrass Creek was the in-house realty services program that connected prospective residents with movers, real estate agents and move-in officials to make the selling of a home, and the logistics management that go along with it, as easy as possible

Apartment homes at Tallgrass Creek range in size from 742 square-foot, 1 bedrooms to 2-bedroom/bath luxury apartments that are about 2,000 square feet. Entrance deposit prices range from the $150,000s to the middle $400,000s.

Tallgrass Creek sits on 65 acres that stretch across Overland Park’s premier address of 138th and Metcalfe Avenue. Tallgrass Creek offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Centers.

Also, there are more than 60 resident-inspired and resident-led clubs, committees and interest groups in these categories: art; cards; computers and technology; dance; faith-based and interfaith; fitness and sports; games; gardening; lifelong learning; music; literature, philanthropy. Tallgrass Creek is managed by Erickson Living.

(More information: Mel.Tansill@Erickson.com )

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