Connecticut Senior/Assisted Living

Congress Bldg. CM for Atria Ridgefield

Rendering of Atria Ridgefield assisted living and memory care community

Ridgefield, CT – Formation Development Group of Alpharetta, Ga., has selected Congress Building Corp. of Ridgefield, Conn., as construction manager for its 82,000sf, 86-unit assisted living and memory care community in Ridgefield.

Atria Ridgefield will be operated by Atria Senior Living. The architect is PRDG of Dallas, Texas. Faulkner Design Group, also of Dallas, is the interior designer. The civil engineer is CCA of Brookfield, Conn.

Congress worked with PDRG and Formation Development Group to guide the project though the preconstruction and construction phases. Congress delivered line item budgeting, value engineering, cost estimating, and evaluations of alternative building system options as part of its full service construction management approach.

The company also leads and coordinates the subcontractor and supplier pricing and procurement process and, during the site work, manages construction activities, cost control, quality control, and safety.

William Nicholson, CEO of Congress, said, “We are excited to have been selected for this project and are honored to work with Formation Development.”

Congress and Formation Development Group both have extensive experience and strong track records in delivering premium assisted living and senior living communities throughout the country.

“The Formation team is at the leading edge of the assisted living , Memory Care and Senior Living industry, and we are truly delighted to collaborate with Formation on this first-rate community,” said Nicholson.

Congress has completed over 8,000 beds and 4.5 million sf of health care and long-term care construction throughout the eastern United States over the past 45 years.

Recent senior living and health care projects include an 80-unit, 66,000sf assisted living and Memory Care facility in Avon, ; an 80 bed, 68,000sf assisted living and Memory Care facility in South Windsor; and an 83-bed, 76,000sf assisted living facility in Ipswich, Mass: and currently a $60 million skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in White Plains, N.Y.

Formation Development Group is an affiliate of Formation Capital, an investor in the senior living industry.  This is the sixth project between Atria and Formation, and the first in Fairfield County.