The DPR team that completed this CCRC was well aware of the personal impact the entire design and construction process would have on its end users. That awareness set the tone from the beginning and increased the team's commitment to delivering a top-quality project, on schedule and budget, that met both the tenants' and the owner's needs.
Representatives of DPR's increasing foray into the growing senior housing market, The Covington project for Episcopal Homes is a multi-building retirement community that provides a full continuum of care for seniors. The 460,000-sq.-ft. complex consists of the following, set within a campus-like atmosphere:
- A separate independent-living facility with 131 residential units, two guest suites, and numerous amenities, such as pool, dining hall, full-service kitchen, art room, and fitness center;
- A 30-bed, two-story assisted-living facility;
- A one-story, 24-bed Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)-regulated skilled-nursing facility;
- 24 private cottages; and
- A two-story, below-grade parking structure with 273 stalls.