10/28/2020 – The Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (CT ABC) has recognized KBE Building Corporation’s Maplewood Senior Living (Southport, Conn.) project with First Place in its Health Care category at the organization’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards program. The project was also honored with the 2020 Spirit Award for the project team that included the most CT ABC members.
The KBE project team, project owner Maplewood Senior Living, and the project’s numerous trade contractors were honored at the organization’s virtual awards event on October 22, 2020.
KBE provided Construction Management at Risk services for the new senior living community nestled into a residential neighborhood in Southport. The team included:
- Maplewood Senior Living, Project Owner
- KBE Building Corporation, Construction Manager at Risk
- Stein/Troost LLC Architects, Architect of Record
- Perkins Eastman, Interior Designer
- Szewczak Associates, Structural Engineer
- Landtech, Civil Engineer
- Peterson Engineering Group, MEP Engineer
- GZA GeoEnvironmental, Geotechnical Engineer
- Environmental Land Solutions, Landscape Architect
Maplewood at Southport is a 3-story, 92,000 sf, 98-unit assisted living and memory care facility providing 21 light memory care units, 32 heavy memory care units, and 45 assisted living units for residents at all levels of care. The high-end finishes, community spaces, access to high-quality health care, and picturesque campus environment make Maplewood at Southport a sought-after home. Residents are supported by two full-service, commercial-grade kitchens, multiple dining room areas, salon, fitness room, and community gathering spaces including a chapel, several living rooms, and an arts and crafts space.
“The synergy we developed with [the KBE] team…was invaluable in helping us to work together cohesively, yielding a smooth construction process from start to finish,” said Mark Weinberger, Corporate Director of Real Estate for Maplewood.
The awards program recognizes outstanding building projects and excellence in collaboration among team members while increasing awareness in Connecticut’s local communities regarding the quantity and quality of work being produced by members of the ABC CT chapter.
About KBE Building Corporation
Located in Farmington, CT; Norwalk, CT; and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.
KBE is one of the KBE Companies, which includes KBE-NY, serving metropolitan New York, and New Valley Construction, serving the Western US. Through this affiliation of full-service construction management firms, the KBE Companies serve clients throughout the US in the senior living, higher education, retail, corporate, government, hospitality/entertainment, and health care markets.
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