ANF Group Celebrates Topping Out Of New Affordable Health & Living Community For Seniors In Broward County

ANF Group, Inc., a full-service construction firm providing construction management, general contracting, development, and design-build services to the South Florida market, celebrated the topping out of the Douglas Garden Residences, Broward County’s newest senior health and living community, which will serve as the largest affordable living development for seniors in the county.

Miami Jewish Health (MJH), a nonprofit provider of health care and living options for aging adults, and leading real estate investment and development firm McDowell Housing Partners (McDowell) were the developers.

“We are excited to commemorate the topping out of Douglas Garden Residences, offering seniors in the area a new, well-equipped and affordable living option,” said Al Fernandez, president of ANF Group. “We are grateful for the project team and look forward to delivering the largest affordable living development for seniors in Broward County.”

Located at 705 SW 88th Ave, the project will deliver an updated mixed-income community, successfully merging health care and housing into one development for local seniors, on what is currently MJH’s 25-acre Douglas Gardens North Campus. Douglas Gardens Residences will provide 410 fully ADA-accessible studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units for residents 62 years of age and older; of which 390 units will be reserved for age and income-qualifying residents, and the remaining 20 units will be offered at market-rate prices.

The project will provide an array of lifestyle high-quality amenities for residents. These include a picturesque pond surrounded by walking paths, multiple indoor and outdoor gathering spaces, a spacious fitness center, a well-equipped business center with computer stations, inviting craft and game rooms, a pet grooming station, and a library.

In addition to ANF Group, Miami Jewish Health and McDowell, the project team consists of engineer and landscape designer Keith & AssociatesREPRTWAR Architecture and Design; interior designer Jewel Toned Interiors; and law firm Nelson Mullins.

Douglas Gardens Residences is expected to be completed in late 2024.

About ANF Group:

Since 1981 ANF Group, Inc. has been providing quality preconstruction, construction management, general contracting, development, and design-build services to the South Florida Market.  ANF is an industry leader in multifamily, commercial, and institutional construction and has played a vital role in the highly specialized niche of healthcare construction with expertise working on active campuses, laboratories, and research facilities.  With over 42 years in the construction industry, ANF is a family-owned and operated business whose expertise, professionalism, and meticulous work ethic have made them one of South Florida’s most respected construction firms. For more information visit