Officials from Vantage Point Retirement Living, Inc. broke ground on a new senior living facility in Hockessin on May 28.

The Summit Retirement Community, slated to open in late summer 2014, will be located at 5850 Limestone Road.

"Hockessin seemed like a great location, and somewhere we want to build and operate," Vantage Point Retirement Living, Inc. President Greg Stevens said.

The company has facilities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.

The Summit Retirement Community will house 185 units, including 92 independent living, 41 routine assisted living, and 52 memory care units located in two distinct neighborhoods.

Vantage Point Retirement Living, Inc. Marketing Manager Kate Stevens said The Summit Retirement Community will be a full-service retirement community, where residents will have access to various amenities.

"Residents will have access to a fitness center, media room, beauty salon, spa, and so much more," Kate said.

Rehabilitation services will also be available on site for residents who will be staying at the community on a short-term basis.

According to officials, the estimated rental rate for 2014 will be $3,750 per month. A meal plan, weekly housekeeping services, and monthly utilities are included in the price.

For more information on The Summit Retirement Community, visit or call 1- 888-933-2300.