Hingham, MA – Callahan Construction Managers celebrated the construction of The Residence at Penniman Hill, a new assisted living community in Hingham, with a dedication ceremony on June 13.
The development is owned and operated by LCB Senior Living, LLC. The Architectural Team, Inc. (TAT) is serving as the architecture and interior design firm.
The Residence at Penniman Hill will offer 90 independent assisted and memory care living apartments for local seniors. The 90,000sf, three-story building will include studio, one-, and two-bedroom units. It will also offer a variety of amenities, including arts and engagement spaces, a beauty salon, a café and bistro, exterior planting areas and walking gardens.
The property is located around the corner from the Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham, providing convenient access to shops and restaurants for residents and guests.
A variety of unique construction elements are being implemented on the project. The building foundation is not typically used in residential construction, as the team was required to account for atypical geotechnical conditions. Instead, a geopier system has been incorporated, which transfers the load of foundation footing into reinforced, aggregate piers.
Construction also includes the use of light gauge structural steel instead of traditional wood-frame construction.
Two distinct resident areas exist on the property. The first floor of the development will house residents with memory impairments and will also include common areas and dining spaces. The second and third floors will consist of assisted living residents as well as additional common areas, dining space and a commercial kitchen.
“We are very excited by the progress being made at The Residence at Penniman Hill,” said LCB CEO Michael Stoller. “Our leasing efforts are progressing very well, and we’re looking forward to bringing this beautiful new community to the area’s seniors.”
“Over the past decade TAT has developed a collaborative relationship with Callahan and we involve them early on so nothing is missed in our planning,” said Anthony Vivirito, senior project manager at The Architectural Team. “Given the unique architectural design required at The Residence at Penniman Hill, communication and collaboration during preconstruction and execution was and is still crucial.”
“LCB, TAT and Callahan have a longstanding relationship and commitment to providing high-quality, assisted living communities throughout New England,” stated Steve Callahan, vice president of business development at Callahan Construction Managers. “As a family-owned company, we appreciate and value these collaborations and the opportunity to continue to work on projects together.”