St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center
Morris Hall Meadows is the newest addition to St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center. The six individual houses are designed in The Green House® concept to provide residents with a home-like ambiance in a community instead of that of an institutionalized nursing home and encourages them to participate in their own decision making. Each single-level unit has ten private bedroom and bathroom suites, a hearth room with a ﬁreplace, a dining room, open kitchen, spa area and library. A Shahbaz, a certiﬁed nursing assistant, provides personal care, activities, meals, light housekeeping and laundry service for each individual and is supported by a clinical team.
Sisters of Christian Charity
This new 165,000 square foot convent was designed and built for the Sisters of Christian Charity on their acreage in Mendham, NJ. The state-of-the-art facility has 100 resident rooms, a commercial kitchen and dining room, a chapel and a physical therapy area with a therapy pool. 90,000 square feet of the convent was built oﬀsite as steel and concrete modular construction and shipped to the property.
The signature of this 79,000 square foot, three-story building is the grand porte cochere entrance, which connects to the covered front porch and opens into the two-story atrium lobby. The amenities include a visitors’ lounge, bistro, piano parlor, gift shop, exercise and physical rehabilitation facilities, wellness center, activity rooms, formal and informal dining rooms, country kitchen, beauty salon and barber shop, and resident laundry areas. The building is a steel structure with stone veneer and clapboard siding. This flagship facility, owned by Quality Assisted Living, Inc., houses 120 seniors in 100 resident apartments.
Boasting spectacular oceanfront views, Asbury Tower embodies Strategic Development Group’s commitment to mixed-use communities with attractive living spaces that serve all generations. This 26-story affordable housing community for seniors in Asbury Park, NJ, features 347 individual apartments for independent living, outfitted with new kitchens, bathrooms and flooring, as well as a new brick veneer. Asbury Park’s famed boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean are just steps away, providing endless recreational opportunities for Asbury Tower residents.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens is among the largest social services agencies in New York City. Progress of Peoples Development Corporation ( “POP”), Catholic Charities’ low-income housing arm, is the largest Catholic housing corporation in the United States. POP owns and operates more than 3,000 low-income housing units in the adjacent boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.
Construction Technology Corporation was the Project Manager/Construction Manager for the modernization of ten POP properties comprising over 1,000 housing units. As such, CTC managed the planning, design and construction of this ambitious two-year capital improvement program.
POP’s capital improvement program comprises: building enclosure improvements (i.e., window replacements, masonry repairs and repointing, roof repairs and replacements, and building waterproofing); mechanical and electrical upgrades (i.e., boiler replacements, plumbing and electrical repairs, and fire alarm work); and lobby and corridor renovations (i.e., new entrances, ceilings, wall coverings, flooring and lighting).
This approximate $15 million capital improvement program was a key component of POP’s $100 million refinance of the existing HUD mortgages through the sale of tax-exempt bonds issued by the New York City Housing Development Corporation. CTC is a critical member of POP’s program team comprising many prominent investment bankers, commercial bankers, law firms, public accounting firms, government agencies and other specialty consultants.
The concept of The Green House® Project at Green Hill is to de-institutionalize the living arrangements of a nursing home and restore residents to a home in the community. To achieve this goal, the new addition to this prestigious nursing facility comprises six private homes providing bedrooms and bathrooms for seven to ten elders. Each residence is staffed by trained universal workers, certified as nursing assistants, who provide such services as personal care, activities, meal preparation and service, light housekeeping and laundry. Each home is supported by a clinical team.
Jewish Home at Rockleigh
This new skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facility is unique and elegant in concept and design. The 180-bed nursing home is complemented by an Adult Day Health Care Center and a state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center. The Jewish Home offers both inpatient and out-patient geriatric services, as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy.
The spacious and airy 170,000 square foot steel structure has brick and block exterior walls. Unique to the community is the single occupancy of all 180 rooms, which overlook sunlit courtyards and landscaped atria. Special features include glass-enclosed dining areas and private dining rooms serviced by a kosher kitchen, coffee shop, greenhouse, arts and crafts studio, library and chapel.
Saints Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
This seven-story, 87,000 square foot facility houses 200 skilled-nursing beds. The project comprises a partial renovation to the existing building with additions to floors one through seven, totaling 9,400 square feet. The improvements include socialization and recreation space, wandering area for the Alzheimer’s unit, therapy space, a second-floor multi-purpose room, secure onsite areas outside the building, main kitchen upgrades, service elevator, lobby and administrative offices.
The building construction entails additional reinforcement of the existing structure, as well as new building structures comprising grade beams over piles with a structural steel frame and composite deck system. The additions are faced with stucco and an aluminum window system. In addition to HVAC and electrical upgrades, the scope of work includes new vertical transportation and new interior finishes.
Significant site work upgrades include magnificent oceanfront landscaping, gardens and walking paths, as well as site drainage and additional parking.
Victoria Mews Assisted Living Community
Nestled on a ten-acre wooded hillside, Victoria Mews is a 76,000 square foot, five-wing steel structure with brick and masonry stucco veneer. The building envelopes a landscaped courtyard and houses 97 private resident units with 107 beds, including a 16-unit dementia wing. The common areas comprise an elegant dining room, as well as a private dining room, several living rooms on each floor, the Bistro, library, multipurpose activities room and Country Kitchen, resident computer room, exercise and fitness center, movie theatre, beauty salon and barber shop, banking center, chapel, examination room for visiting physicians and the staff nurse, and resident laundry areas.