SALT LAKE CITY – (April 24, 2018) – Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc., a private real estate investment trust sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop), announced today that The Wellington, a 140-bed assisted living community within its portfolio, has won a Best of State award for one of the senior living categories in Utah.
The property is managed by an affiliate of MBK Senior Living, LLC, an owner/manager of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities throughout the United States. The Wellington is a multi-year Best of State award recipient for independent senior living and assisted living facilities in the merchandising and consumer services category.
“We are proud of the accomplishments of MBK Senior Living and their mission to exceed the quality, service and care expectations of the seniors they serve,” said John Strockis, chief investment officer. “Their dedication at The Wellington shines brightly as a multi-year Best of State award recipient, a prestigious recognition for their hard work.”
The Wellington is a Class A, 119-unit/140-bed, assisted living community located at 4522 South 1300 East in Millcreek, Utah. Amenities at the property include a library, computer center, dining room, bistro, art studio, fitness center, beauty salon and common area Wi-Fi. The Wellington also features an assisted living-focused resident enrichment program that offers classes and activities that promote physical fitness, intellectual stimulation and social interactions.
The Best of State Awards were created to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. The judges look for individuals, businesses and organizations that excel in their endeavors, use innovative approaches or methods, and contribute to a better quality of life in Utah. For more information about the awards program, visit www.bestofstate.org.