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‘Excitement in the air’

Windsor Run pioneer residents meet with leadership team

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March 22nd, 2018
Windsor Run’s pioneer residents enjoyed the opportunity to ask the executive team questions regarding their upcoming move.

Windsor Run’s pioneer residents enjoyed the opportunity to ask the executive team questions regarding their upcoming move.


With the grand opening of Windsor Run, Erickson Living’s first North Carolina community, only weeks away, plans are currently under way for the arrival of the first community members. In addition to preparing for the highly anticipated grand opening, the sales team is also busy meeting with people eager to reserve one of the few remaining apartment homes.

“This is truly an exciting time for all of us—future community members and staff,” says director of sales Tom Senger. “It is almost time to witness all the dreams for Windsor Run become a reality and our community come to life. It is thrilling.”

Important introductions

As part of an ongoing effort to help make the first (pioneer) residents feel welcomed and informed regarding their upcoming move, Windsor Run recently invited all reservists to a panel discussion with the community’s talented executive team.

Senger was joined for the discussion by George Comfort, Windsor Run’s executive director; Bo Lundh, associate executive director; Dr. Allison Vessels, director of human resources; William Bremer, director of dining; and Theresa Palladino, director of finance.

They discussed their prior experiences as well as their role and vision for the future of Windsor Run. Following the discussion, reservists enjoyed the opportunity to ask questions. The answers provided all attendees with a better understanding of how Windsor Run will operate and the important ways in which they will contribute to the blossoming community.

“Following the presentation, you could feel the excitement in the air,” says Senger. “Each of our reservists has planned for this move for many, many months. Most have witnessed Windsor Run come to life, often stopping by the sales center to watch construction progress. Now we are just weeks away and we couldn’t be happier.”

Long list of reasons

With the opening of Windsor Run, each new community member will enjoy the unbeatable Erickson Living lifestyle, including brand-new apartment homes stocked with state-of-the-art appliances and industry-leading finishes, such as wood cabinetry, recessed lighting, and granite countertops.

Staying healthy and active will be easy with direct access to the three-story, 50,000-square-foot Woodland Commons Clubhouse with its on-site medical center staffed with full-time, board-certified physicians; a state-of-the-art fitness center; an all-season junior Olympic-size pool; three dining options; a movie theater; marketplace; salon and spa; plus an art studio and classrooms.

The Woodland Commons Clubhouse also features enviable outside features, including a back patio with stone fire pit, a putting green, dog park, and a cornhole lawn.

“We are so excited,” says Jean Riley, who will soon be moving to Windsor Run with her husband Jack. “As soon as we learned about Windsor Run, we knew that we wanted to move as soon as possible. This is a new adventure for us, and I’m so thankful that we can do it together. Moving when we are healthy and active will allow us to fully experience and enjoy all the people and activities that will soon be a part of our daily life.”

Going, going, almost gone

In addition to preparing for the grand opening, the Windsor Run sales staff also meets daily with people hoping to reserve one of the handful of apartment homes still remaining.

“While there are very few apartment homes still available, the good news is that the remaining homes are among our most popular floor plans,” says Senger. “That is the result of careful planning. We made a concerted effort to design and build the most popular and in-demand floor plans found at our sister Erickson Living communities.”

The two most popular of the remaining floor plans are the two-bedroom, two-bath Newbury and the one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath Carlisle.

With two, side-by-side bedrooms, a dedicated dining room, a separate living room, and two bathrooms, the Newbury is the perfect home for those who like to entertain or simply stretch out and enjoy their surroundings.

The large, airy kitchen offers plenty of space for a table and chairs as well as a sizeable pantry. With direct access to the formal dining room, it is perfect for hosting family and friends for dinner.

“Many people interested in two-bedroom homes share with me their plans for their second bedroom,” says Windsor Run Sales Counselor Marlene Victorine. “The most popular options include turning the space into a home office, guest room, or even an art studio. Both bedrooms are also filled with plenty of natural light.”

The sought-after Carlisle apartment home offers a large open floor plan with lots of windows flooding the living area with natural light, making it the envy of other one-bedroom designs. The separate dining area is the perfect place to enjoy a good meal.

Taking advantage

For those wishing to reserve one of the final available homes at Windsor Run, Senger strongly suggests making an appointment to meet with his sales staff as soon as possible.

“There is never any pressure,” he says. “We want to ensure that Windsor Run is the right place for you—as much as you do. This is an exciting time in the life of our community, and we are eager to share that excitement.”