Healthcare and Senior Living

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Assisted Living Community

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.

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Senior Living Building Renovation

Located on the Atlantic Ocean in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and boasting a spectacular view, Asbury Tower, owned and operated by Springpoint Senior Living, is a 26-story, affordable housing community for seniors. The project comprises extensive exterior renovations to the structurally-sound, 35-yer-old building that includes removal of the exterior walls and replacement with new stud walls, Mortar Net’s TotalFlash for cavity wall drainage, and brick veneer.

In addition to mechanical upgrades to air conditioning and sprinkler systems, a cosmetic facelift of the 347 individual apartments comprise new kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, and paint. All work was scheduled from the top down, three floors at a time, while three quarters of the building remained in use.

Progress of Peoples Development Corporation

Capital Improvement Program

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens is the 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: (1) building enclosure improvements (i.e., window replacements, masonry repairs and repointing, roof repairs and replacements, and building waterproofing); (2) mechanical and electrical upgrades (i.e., boiler replacements, plumbing and electrical repairs, and fire alarm work); and (3) lobby and corridor renovations (i.e., new entrances, ceilings, wall coverings, flooring, and lighting),

This approximate $15,000,000 Capital Improvement Program was a key component of POP’s $100,000,000 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.

West Orange, New Jersey

The Green House® Project

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.

Rockleigh, New Jersey

Russ Berrie Home for Jewish Living

This new skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and long-term c are 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, a coffee shop, a green house, an arts and crafts studio, a library, and a chapel.

Brooklyn, New York

Skilled Nursing Facility

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 on-site 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 as well as new interior finishes.

Significant site work upgrades include magnificent oceanfront landscaping, gardens, and walking paths as well as site drainage and additional parking.

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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.

Boonton Township, New Jersey

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.