Building first-class properties requires first-class partners

Harbor Retirement Associates

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) is a regional senior living development and management company focused on independent living, assisted living and memory care communities. HRA operates 30 communities in 7 states and is partnering on the construction of 8 more communities in 7 additional states. HRA employs over 1,000 associates and manages approximately $1B in assets. HRA’s founders and executives share decades of experience in senior housing management and development. They understand the industry, and they understand the importance of key alliances to fulfill strategic goals. Widely respected for their roles in shaping the senior housing industry, Tim Smick founded the company with a vision of developing and managing communities built to “make a difference” in the lives of seniors and to be the “gold standard” in the industry.

Harbor Retirement Associates - Leadership Team

BOKA Powell

BOKA Powell is dedicated to the creation of compelling, flexible, and cost-effective design solutions that directly respond to the needs of their clients. Their programming, design, and project management processes provide the basis for an extremely consistent level of service. BOKA Powell’s ability to deliver a wide variety of domestic and international projects resides in their commitment to respond effectively to diverse budget, schedule, and efficiency goals, while exceeding client expectations for design excellence. Their full-service architecture, planning and interior design project teams, in Dallas, Austin and Fort Worth, are configured to provide a consistently high level of service across all phases of a project. Clients benefit from a team of experts with both international experience and intimate knowledge of the regions where they live and work.


With more than 3,500 active clients, Gensler works across the global economy. Their clients are remarkably diverse: large and small, private and public, for-profit and nonprofit. They help them grow, sustain and transform: whatever it takes to embrace the future. Gensler is organized around each client relationship. Client needs, expectations and strategy provide the context for every project they carry out together. They are widely recognized as the world’s leading collaborative design firm, not just the largest, focusing on serving their clients effectively through their one-firm ethos, saving time, cutting costs and delivering innovation.

Perkins Eastman

Founded in 1981 in New York city, award-winning Perkins Eastman is a global architecture firm that has grown to include 1,000 employees working out of a combined 15 interdisciplinary offices around the worl. From education and healthcare to mixed-use and transit-oriented developments, Perkins Eastman designs for a sustainable and resilient future, and to enhance the human experience through the built environment. Their practice is founded on the idea that design can have a direct and positive impact on people’s lives. This is achieved through research and innovation, always questioning the status quo, and a tireless effort to understand our clients’ missions and operations.

Thoma-Holec Design

Thoma-Holec Design is a national award-winning, senior living design firm with the passion and expertise for designing comfortable, functional, innovative and dignified environments for seniors. Nationally, they have designed senior living communities, including independent, assisted, memory care, skilled and short-term rehabilitation communities. Creating Designs for the Seasons in Life is their focus. With the principal owner’s Gerontology Certification and eighteen years senior-centric design experience, Thoma-Holec Design understands the psychological, physical, sociological and spiritual aspects of aging, which are incorporated into each design within every remodel, re-positioning or new construction community. Within the last year alone, Thoma-Holec has received a total of 8 prestigious awards, among them a first place honor for their work at Maison Senior Living located in West Vancouver, BC.

Interior Design Associates Inc.

Established in 1981, Interior Design Associates, Inc. (IDA) has received numerous national awards for both Senior Living and Hospitality interior design. The hallmark of their design work is warmth and sensitivity which creates individualized interiors for each client. From schematic space planning to hanging the last piece of artwork, and everything in between, IDA is committed to providing clients with a totally hands-on process throughout the project.

Financial Partners

Silverstone is well capitalized by its Principals as well as through institutional equity partners which include a Fortune 50 company’s pension fund and a large state teacher’s retirement system.