out of their community, but there were few options until now. Finally,
a luxury offering that has hit the market at the right time, and has
created the right sense of place for its residents. Branding messaging
now includes “Rightsize, Socialize, Exercise” promoting a sense of wellbeing
and belonging, a lifestyle leaving plenty of time to enjoy life
without the myriad of responsibilities and expenses incumbent in
Hancock Estates consists of 88 premier residences with luxury
finishes expected in high-end urban dwellings. The residences feature
bright and airy open concept floor plans, real hardwood floors, 10’
ceilings in living areas – vaulted ceilings in select residences, recessed
and accent lighting, motorized window blinds, room darkening
shades in bedrooms, fireplace wall in select residences, laundry/utility
room with full size washer and dryer, custom closet organizer system,
and high end finishes.
In addition to their private residences, residents avail themselves
to an impressive range of indoor and outdoor amenities carefully
appointing a myriad of common spaces including: a community
lounge, home office center with videoconference capability and
conference room, activity room with kitchenette for private gatherings,
guest suite for out of town visitors, fitness studio and outdoor fire pit
with grilling area. Canine companions will enjoy the fenced dog run
and pet grooming station. A bocce court, playground and putting
green round out this exclusive enclave privately located adjacent to
an Audubon Society conservation area.
“Residents don’t want to be told what to do and how to do it,”
states Zuker, “so we provided the residents with an exclusive portal
that encourages resident-driven social connectivity to help promote
a strong sense of community, another 21st Century milestone.” This
simple communication platform purposefully facilitates easy social
interactions between residents, such as dinner engagements, movie
nights and social connectivity at any time of the day or night.
Rising to the level of luxury amenities, contemporary concierge
services are provided serving residents by orchestrating an array
of front-desk operations; transportation van service to the local
T station; vendor and package management; assistance with and
recommendations for nearby dining, entertainment and services. In
essence, the concierge is forever in motion, discretely and diligently
Photos by Edua Wilde Photography
transforming the building into homes at Hancock Estates.
Hancock Estates is located in the right place at the right time and
the right size. Leasing is well ahead of initial projections and goals.
Residents have enjoyed the community so well that they are signing
3 and 5 year leases to lock in their community of choice – no longer
locked in homes too big and too much to maintain at a time when a
luxury choice in lifestyle is right around the corner in the community
they loved for decades. This is upscale suburban living at its finest.
Jane Marie O’Connor, 55 Plus, LLC MIRM, CAASH, CAPS, CSP, CMP, CPDF Analyst, CPB Analyst
Jane has been assisting national and international builders, developers and 55+ industry professionals to Rethink, Retool
and Refine their strategies and product since 1996. For over two decades she has provided guidance to public and private
builders and developers specializing in the powerful niche 55+ market in: concept refinement; product development; market
positioning & sales team formation; top and mid-level management coaching; sales training and coaching services. As a
Certified Professional Driving Forces Analyst (CPDFA) and a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), her inclusion in management and
sales team formation produces winning team performance for her clients.
Jane is a published author and has earned numerous local and national awards for her work in the industry. She is active in numerous
industry organizations and is a regular educator/speaker at industry events nationally and internationally. She is a past board member of BRAGB
and past Trustee on NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council.