Senior living community ‘The Blake’ expands to Harahan – New Orleans CityBusiness

By: CityBusiness staff reports June 22, 2021

The Blake, a senior living facility with other locations in south Louisiana, has opened in Harahan.

The Blake at Colonial Club is the first development to be built at the site of the former Colonial Golf & Country Club property. It is expected to create 80 to 100 jobs and be home to over 120 residents when fully occupied. The 110,000-square-foot community has 70 apartments for assisted living and 48 apartments for memory care. It represents a $28 million investment in the Harahan community, a news release said.

Amenities include a dining program, concierge service, a piano bar and lounge, a full-service coffee shop and ice cream parlor, spa and salon, onsite therapy services provided by LHC, a chapel, theater room, activity rooms, landscaped courtyards with an outdoor fire pavilion, library and on-site parking. There is 24-hour nurse staffing as well.

Blake Management Group is a Jackson, Mississippi privately held senior living operator formed in 2007. It also has retirement and assisted living centers in Baton Rouge and Lafayette and eight other states across the South.