Nearly a quarter of
Though not every baby boomer will need an assisted living facility, many will at some point. Some estimates show that 1 million Americans currently live in a senior living facility -- a figure that's expected to double by 2030.
To help prepare for that swell,
City leaders originally envisioned cultivating a commercial corridor along the strip, but the growth seen at the other end of
"As far as the commercial corridor goes, we need to keep developing
According to legal counsel
Owen said that with healthcare being an economic focal point for the area, those job openings will be welcomed with open arms.
"That's definitely going to fill a need, not only for senior housing, but it also opens up those healthcare-related positions," he said. "It looks like a pretty massive undertaking."
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