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Brookdale Chatfield Assisted Living & Memory Care – Addition

West Hartford, CT
$11.2 M

Brookdale Senior Living is the largest owner and operator of senior living communities with focus on large upscale urban retirement centers. To expand their senior living community in Chatfield new Assisted Living and Memory Care buildings were added to their community. The Assisted Living Building is three-stories and has a mix of 50 one-bedroom, two bedroom and studio apartments. The building has support spaces such as dining and bistro spaces alongside activity areas, a beauty salon and fitness areas. Attached and adjacent to the Assisted Living building is single story 36-bed Memory Care Unit.

B&H utilized shallow foundations to support the framing for the Assisted Living and the Memory Care buildings. For the assisted living building, a steel frame with composite steel beams and composite slabs were utilized for the floor construction along with a steel frame with cold formed metal trusses to construct and form the roof structure. Mechanical equipment was located and hidden in roof well. The building façade consisted of brick with backup cold formed metal framing.