New Castle County Council will vote on an assisted living community in Hockessin at its Tuesday night meeting.
The plan of Summit at Hockessin creates a 185 unit assisted living facility.
If approved, the $30 million project will break ground early this spring.
The community is planned to be built in Mill Creek Hundred on the west side of Limestone Road, just north of Paper Mill Road.
"The project is timely and will meet the demands of our aging population," said Councilman John Cartier (D- Claymont).
The applicant's attorney, Wendy Stabler, said that the two historic building on the property will both remain. She said that one of the old homes may be used as an office as the units are being sold.
"Our intention is to maintain both buildings," she said.
Once completed, Summit at Hockessin will created 100 full- and part- time jobs, she said.