Dr. Bill Thomas has a distinguished record of developing, refining, and scaling innovations in senior housing and services. Kallimos is Dr. Thomas’ new, multigenerational alternative to age-segregated settings. The housing model uses the Minka Building System and leverages the Eden Alternative cultural operating system.
Minka’s modular, prefabricated housing system is ideal for Senior Housing operators and developers to phase residential projects, which reduces carrying costs by generating occupancy revenue in more rapid cycles. Minka projects such as Kallimos use a “pocket neighborhood” approach with a common hub such as a community building around which Minka pocket clusters can be phased in.
I came away very impressed by Minka’s design aesthetic as well as the thoughtfulness of the way innovation has been incorporated specifically for older adults. As a developer, I see the low cost of the product along with the short construction timeline from start to finish as being a key advantages from a price point and “speed to market” perspective.Terry Rogers CEO of Christian Living Communities/Capella Living Solutions