COSTA MESA, CA-A state-of-the-art retirement community designed to meet the active lifestyle and healthcare needs of Orange County’s aging population is a unique concept for this market, but that’s what developer Nexus Cos. intends for Vivante on the Coast to be. The nearly 200,000-square-foot community, which broke ground here this week and is estimated to cost $62 million to build, has already pre-leased 39 units and is drawing interest from local investors.

Located at 1640 Monrovia Ave., Vivante will be the first new retirement community built in the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa area in 15 years. It was envisioned by Nexus to provide a luxurious community experience featuring an exquisite culinary program with a variety of superior dining options, a complete fitness and physical therapy facility with an indoor saltwater pool, large outdoor courtyards, rooftop decks and other resort-style amenities and programming.

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