Models Now Open at Dogwood Forest of Grayson

Dogwood Forest of Grayson officially opened its doors Thursday—the model room doors that is. The community scheduled to open in summer 2017, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of its community model rooms. Visitors can now get a first look at the design aesthetic of the Dogwood Forest of Grayson community. The event brought out many in the Gwinnett business community along with local residents eager to get a first glimpse of the long-awaited project.

Grayson Mayor Allison Wilkerson and members of city council were attendance. The Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce in Gwinnett hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for the two apartments designed to give both genders design ideas. One of the apartments showcased a softer aesthetic with lighter colors and tasteful florals—while the other designed with a more masculine aesthetic and richer hues.

Chief Operating Officer for Dogwood Forest, Vickie Curl  anticipation about the new senior community was conveyed during ceremony remarks.

“We are excited not only for what we are building here, but we are excited because we are now part of your community.” Curl said. The model rooms highlight one of the primary focuses for the Dogwood Forest brand whose mantra circles around community environment.

“Our tagline is a better living environment leads to a better life, and we believe that environments starts with the surroundings you live in,” said Curl. “As you go through the community, please keep in mind that every piece in the models is purposefully chosen to be able to enrich the lives of seniors who we will have the privilege and honor of serving,” Curl concluded.


Dogwood Forest of Grayson is a $26 million 101,000-square-foot community currently under construction in Grayson, Ga. Dogwood Forest of Grayson will specialize in assisted living, memory care and adult day services. The community will have 99 units composed of 74 assisted living units and 25 memory care units. Available amenities will include a theatre, wellness center, community gardens, outdoor gaming courts, bistros, walking trails, and other features. Consistent with the Dogwood Forest brand’s focus on wellness, the Grayson community will be designed with several wellness protocols including UV lighting in the HVAC system to kill viruses as well as a negative ion system to kill odor causing bacteria and to lift and enhance moods.


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