Country Place Living, a manager and franchisor of assisted-living residences for seniors in rural America, has signed a development agreement with Lone Star Companies of Dallas (LSC), LLC for the construction and development of residences throughout Texas. Country Place Living also has awarded five franchise agreements to LSC to open five Country Place Senior Living locations, effective immediately. The first location is being planned for Canton, Texas.
â€œThis is the beginning of a development campaign that will bring our residences and our senior care services to locations throughout Texas where we know a need exists,â€ said Cynthia Gartman, president and chief operating officer of Country Place Living. â€œWe are thrilled to welcome LSC as a franchisee. The firm brings statewide construction and development expertise that will support the integrity of our residences and will target a rapid timeframe for expansion.â€
The announcement marks a total of nine franchised residences open or being developed in the U.S. for the assisted-living concept. Country Place Living also operates eight corporate-owned locations that serve as the blueprint for the chain.