Press Releases

Kristine Tilton named Waterstone at Wellesley executive director

WELLESLEY– September 13, 2011–Kristine Tilton, a Wellesley native with 20 years’ experience in senior living, has been named executive director for Waterstone at Wellesley, a senior living community being developed at 27 Washington Street.

Tilton currently works as executive director at EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place. She previously worked as executive director at EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton. She has worked with EPOCH Senior Living since 2001.

Waterstone at Wellesley informational sessions to be held at Wellesley College Club

WELLESLEY– June 29, 2011– Waterstone at Wellesley, a 138-apartment senior living community being developed at 27 Washington Street, will host 10 informational sessions about the new community throughout July.

The sessions will cover details about Waterstone at Wellesley amenities, design, pricing, services, and other topics, including opportunities available to the first 27 residents. EPOCH Senior Living Vice President of Sales and Development Steve Verdelli, a Wellesley native, will lead the sessions.

Joanne Gillespie named Waterstone at Wellesley director of sales

WELLESLEY– May 31, 2011–Joanne Gillespie has been named director of sales for Waterstone at Wellesley, a senior living community being developed at 27 Washington Street. Ms. Gillespie has worked in senior living for several years, including with one of the largest senior living providers, Brookdale Senior Living. She previously worked in sales with the Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts; she was a top sales producer at SBLI for more than 10 years. Ms.

Waterstone at Wellesley sales office opens

WELLESLEY– May 9, 2011 –Waterstone at Wellesley, a senior living community being developed at 27 Washington Street, today opened a sales office at 40 Washington Street.

The office features Waterstone at Wellesley floor plans, architectural drawings, pricing options, color schemes and materials, and a model kitchen. A marketing director will be on hand to answer questions. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and weekends by appointment at 781-235-1614.

National Development donates Grossman’s sign to historical society

WELLESLEY–April 13, 2011– National Development, a partner in the Waterstone at Wellesley senior living and retail development on Washington Street, has donated a portion of the Grossman’s sign to the Quincy Historical Society.

Grossman’s, a long-standing family business founded by Louis Grossman in 1890, bought its first piece of property in Quincy in 1907. The Grossman’s business now exists as The Grossman Companies, a real estate management, investment, and development company with properties across New England.

Boston University graduate class ‘adopts’ Waterstone at Wellesley development

‘Real World’ real estate development class, says professor

WELLESLEY – March 20, 2011–A class of 21 graduate students from Boston University’s School of Management have adopted Waterstone at Wellesley, a 138-apartment luxury senior living community being built at 27 Washington St. on Route 16, for a semester-long real estate development project. Led by BU Master Lecturer Keith Munsell, also a real estate developer, the real estate management class will make their first visit to the project site on Friday, March 25.

Waterstone at Wellesley Groundbreaking Ceremony Nov. 9

WELLESLEY –November 4, 2010–National Development and EPOCH Senior Living have scheduled a ceremonial groundbreaking event for 25 and 27 Washington Street in for Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the construction site on Route 16. Neighbors, state and town officials and project team members involved in the project have been invited. Speakers will include Jack O’Neil and Ted Tye, Managing Partners of National Development and Larry Gerber, CEO of EPOCH Senior Living.

Grossman’s Site Project Named ‘Waterstone at Wellesley’

WELLESLEY –October 4, 2010–National Development has announced a name for the new mixed use project at the site of the long-abandoned former Grossman’s building in Wellesley. The luxury senior housing building overlooking the Charles River will be known as Waterstone at Wellesley. The retail and office building will be known as 25 Washington Street