Macy Development Company has started construction on AltaVita Assisted Living, an assisted living community in Longmont. The community will be located next to the existing AltaVitaMemory Care Centre, 800 S. Fordham St., as part of its planned continuing care retirement community.

The 66,939-square-foot, two-story community will feature four residential wings with 67 rooms and two guest suites, as well as a common great room, tavern, large central fireplace, bistro and ice cream parlor, in addition to a main dining room with outdoor seating. A private dining room will also be available to residents.Other amenities will include a large fitness center, spas, residential laundry rooms, a salon, lounge areas and a 2,500 square-foot general purpose room that can be divided to provide a craft area and a media room.The community is located on a 25-acre parcel within Macy Development’s 170-acre St. Vrain Centre, northwest of Highway 119 (Diagonal) and Hover Road.