About LCS Development

Building on a strong history.

LCS Development started in 1971 as a subsidiary of a Des Moines, Iowa-based general contractor, The Weitz Company. Since then, LCS Development, An LCS Company has come to provide the most comprehensive services in the country for the development, expansion and repositioning of Life Plan Communities (formerly known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities or CCRCs) and other senior living communities.

In the last 44 years, we’ve successfully developed 45 new Life Plan Communities. And within the last 5 years, we’ve helped reposition 12 existing communities.

Our longevity in the industry, strong reputation and unwavering commitment to residents are just a few reasons that sponsors and owners choose LCS Development.