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KBE Wraps Construction on Nine Projects

University of Virginia Bond House in Charlottesville, Va.

Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation has completed nine major projects this summer. Services range from design-build, construction manager at risk (CMAR), and general contractor, and include higher education institutions, senior living communities, storage facilities, and a K-12 school.

The nine projects that KBE completed this summer are:

SUNY Purchase Wayback Residence Hall in Purchase, N.Y.

University of Virginia, Bond House | Charlottesville, VA: General contractor for the new $53 million, 140,247sf Bond House residence hall at University of Virginia, which opened to students in late August. The project includes a 67,872sf parking garage with 137 vehicle spaces.

This is the firm’s second project for the University of Virginia.

Purchase College/SUNY, Wayback Residence Hall, Purchase, NY: Design-builder for the new 78,588sf, $30 million, 300-bed residence hall located on a four-acre parcel of land.

This is KBE’s first project with the college and sixth design-build project with Newman Architects.

North Haven Senior Living in North Haven, Conn.

North Haven Senior Living | North Haven, CT: CMAR for the $18.5 million, 101,238sf, two-story assisted living community featuring a refined New England residential architectural style, 137 living units, and an array of amenities, from a small-scale multi-media theater to several dining/restaurant options.

Maplewood Senior Living in Southport, Conn.




Maplewood at Southport | Southport, CT: CMAR for this high-end 92,000sf senior living community that offers both memory care (21 light and 32 heavy) and 45 assisted living units. KBE is building a second facility for Maplewood in Princeton, N.J.

Towamencin Senior Living | Landsdale, PA: CMAR for new $18.8 million, 98,800sf, three-story senior living community featuring several dining room options, cafes, exercise rooms, multi-media theaters, community spaces, craft areas, and more.

Towamencin Senior Living in Landsdale, Pa.

Southampton Senior Living | Southampton, PA: CMAR for this 87,372sf senior living facility providing 115 assisted living units, several dining room options, cafes, exercise rooms, multi-media theaters, large community spaces, craft areas, and more.

Denver Self Storage | Denver, CO: This $16.8 million, 181,166sf, 3-story self-storage facility provides 1,545 storage units in 181,166sf, constructed with KBE subsidiary, Arizona-based New Valley Construction.

Denver Self Storage in Denver, Colo.

Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club | Darien, CT: Design-builder and constructor, with architect partner BL Companies, for new 26,000sf indoor riding arena and new 17,000sf squash/fitness facility featuring eight squash racquet courts, a fitness center, commercial kitchen, and dining room.

Ox Ridge is one of the most prestigious hunt clubs in New England.

The King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools | Cambridge, MA: KBE is providing CMAR services with joint venture partner W.T. Rich for this 270,000sf school and community complex encompassing the construction of two connected buildings.

Ox Ridge Riding & Racquet Club in Darien, Conn.

The expansive new facility houses an elementary school, middle school, preschool after school, public school administration, public library branch, community pool, and more than an acre of open recreational space.

The complex is designed to achieve Net Zero Emissions and LEED Gold certification. The joint venture of KBE and W.T. Rich were recently awarded another school project for the $124 million Pentucket Middle-High School project in West Newbury, Mass., which is currently in preconstruction.

King Open-Cambridge Street Upper Schools in Cambridge, Mass.

“If there’s one common denominator in all of these projects, it’s the caliber of our people managing the work,” said Mike Kolakowski, president & CEO of KBE Building Corporation. “The KBE project teams have worked tirelessly to meet ambitious schedules, overcome unexpected weather delays, and provide the final product that our clients envisioned.”