Lynn Luton spent the at-home time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic taking pictures of the natural beauty on the 72-acre Eagle’s Trace campus, where she lives with her husband Bob.

Staring at a cleared calendar, Jim Gillespie considered his options. As the threat of COVID-19 brought about shutdowns and stay-at-home mandates, like most of us, Jim found himself with unexpected time on his hands.

Jordan Crume, community resources coordinator at Eagle’s Trace, works behind the camera to record innovative and engaging programs for the community’s closed-circuit television channel. She's wearing a blue surgical mask.

When public health concerns about the spread of COVID-19 brought about drastic changes, the in-house television channel at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living-managed community in West Houston, gained momentum.

Sales Counselor Jodie Schroeder, left, and Personal Moving Consultant Haven Benoit are finding innovative solutions to help future residents move to Eagle’s Trace.

Business as usual has been anything but usual since the threat of COVID-19 shut down vast swaths of the economy. Real estate, typically bustling in the Houston region, slowed down almost overnight as people observed safer-at-home mandates and physical distancing.

Carol and Philip Peter are seen here, smiling for a photo, in the hallway of a building at Eagle's Trace

For Philip and Carol Peter, the past three years have been marked with change. In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey flooded the couple’s Meyerland home, forcing them to temporarily relocate to an apartment near the Houston Medical Center.

In February, priority list members attended an exclusive brunch to learn more about Austin Square, a new residence building scheduled to open at Eagle’s Trace in 2021.

Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living-managed community in West Houston, is now accepting reservations for Austin Square, a new residence building scheduled to open in 2021.

Featuring new apartment homes in a variety of one and two-bedroom floor plans, Austin Square is the highly anticipated third building in the community’s second neighborhood. 

Sandy and Tom Wills are seen here in their Eagle's Trace apartment kitchen.

 Proactive measures ensure well-being of residents at Eagle's Trace

As resident ambassadors at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living-managed community in West Houston, Tom and Sandy Wills regularly host prospective residents on campus.

Austin Square, a residence building now under construction at Eagle’s Trace, will bring 150 apartment homes and new amenities to the bustling community when it opens in 2021. This conceptual rendering shows the future building.

Eagle’s Trace, the senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living in West Houston, recently announced the construction of Austin Square, a new residence building scheduled to open in spring of 2021.

The design experts at Eagle’s Trace can help you select a variety of interior upgrades to customize your apartment home. This layout, with dark wooden cabinets, stainless steel finishes, and a grey subway tile backsplash, demonstrates the kitchen.

When Fred and Elinor Weitzel walked into a two-bedroom, two-bath Manchester-style apartment on the first floor of the Plum Tree Terrace residence building at Eagle’s Trace, they knew they’d found their next home.

Peter Han, seen here smiling at an ambassador's event, considered all the reasons he and his wife Karin could benefit from a move to Eagle’s Trace.

Peter Han knows how easy it can be to second-guess an important decision, especially one as significant as choosing to move to a senior living community.