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10
May

PHFA Awards Bentleyville Apartments 9% Tax Credits

Upon receiving 9% tax credits from Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), a comprehensive renovation of Bentleyville Apartments will commence. Located in rural Washington County, Bentleyville Apartments is an 11-building, 102-unit low-income family residential property on an 11-acre site, initially constructed in 1980. Eleven of the units will be fully wheelchair accessible and reconfigured by lowering...
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08
May

Francis House in Philadelphia PA Awarded Tax Credits

The PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has awarded Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to Francis House In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Francis House is a new, affordable, three-story residence located on the corner of 46th Street and Fairmount Avenue offering 60 apartments for adults who require personal care services. The design of the new homes is derived from...
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04
May

Re-Dedication Ceremony for Marydale Retirement Village

K&A celebrated a re-dedication ceremony of Marydale Retirement Village in Newark, DE led by Bishop Malooly of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington on Wednesday, May 2nd. Marydale is made up of 108 garden-style apartments that received $8 million in upgrades as part of the diocese Ministry to the Elderly’s pledge to provide affordable housing to...
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03
May

Liberty 52 in Philadelphia PA Awarded Tax Credits

Liberty 52, a new affordable, three-story multifamily residence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded 2018 Low-Income Tax Credits by the PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Located at the corner of North 52nd and Poplar Streets, the building will provide supportive independent homes to 24 adults with disabilities, with a percentage of the units reserved for...
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01
May

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2018

K&A planned an educational and fun day for all of the kids who joined our firm on Thursday, April 26th, for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Members of our architectural staff kicked off the morning sessions, Carlos Sesto immediately raised the energy level and got the creativeness flowing with his hands on...
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26
Apr

Franklin Lakes Supportive Housing in the Press

K&A continues to find cost-effective, efficient design solutions in support of our clients and the important contributions they make to communities across the United States, and we are proud to be a part of the Franklin Lakes supportive housing project.
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12
Apr

100 Monitor Street Breaks Ground in Jersey City NJ

One sure sign of spring is celebrating the groundbreaking for new construction projects, such as 100 Monitor Street in Jersey City, which is where K&A was on Tuesday, April 10th. Ironstate Development Co. is the lead developer in a joint venture with capital partners Brookfield Property Group and Landmark Developers to build this five-story mixed-use...
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15
Mar

Sacred Heart Featured on Green Building United Tour

Join us this evening, Thursday, March 15th at 6:00 pm for a tour of Pennrose Companies’ Sacred Heart Residences hosted by Green Building United, co-hosted by AIA Eastern PA Chapter, and presented by K&A’s Anthony Noga, Architect, Passive House Consultant, LEED AP, and Neil Goldman, LEED AP, Passive House Verifier and HERS rater. Sacred Heart Residences is an...
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21
Feb

New Market West Breaks Ground in Philadelphia

Mission First Housing Group, in a joint venture with Horizon House, Inc, broke ground at 59th and Market streets last week to begin construction on the first phase of New Market West. City officials, state representatives, as well as Governor Wolf were present for the momentous ceremony on Friday.
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22
Nov

Dr. Lena Frances Edwards Wins Neighborhood Revitalization Award

Genesis Companies, LLC’s Dr. Lena Frances Edwards Apartments in Jersey City, New Jersey has been selected by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) for the Neighborhood Revitalization Award. The New Jersey Urban Redevelopment Awards will take place on Thursday, November 30, 2017, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Named in honor of a prominent African-American physician...
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10
Oct

Riverfront Village Wins 2017 NJ Governor’s Conference Award

Located just minutes from Downtown Camden, Riverfront Village at Pennsauken provides much needed affordable housing options to Pennsauken residents and their families. With rail transit and bus stops close to the site, working residents have easy access to employment centers in the region and across the state. The development provides a new community of affordable...
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02
May

Gloria Robinson Court Wins 2017 Smart Growth Award

Located in a designated New Jersey Smart Growth Area on the west side of Jersey City, New Jersey, Gloria Robinson Court Homes (GRCH), the result of a comprehensive HOPE VI revitalization process, represents the efforts of two different development teams over twelve years and four phases aimed at replacing 664 units, many of them vacant,...
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10
Nov

The Verge Student Housing in Cincinnati Achieves LEED® Gold

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) recently designated The Verge in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio LEED® Gold Certified. Opening its doors in August, this six-story, 495-bed, mixed-use development is aimed at offering new housing opportunities to the local University of Cincinnati student population, whose campus is located directly adjacent to the site. In addition to...
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08
Nov

Promise House Supportive Housing Wins at NJ Governor’s Conference

Promise House, a 10-unit supportive housing project aimed at people struggling with mental illness located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, recently received a 2016 Excellence in Housing and Economic Development Award from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) at their annual Governor’s Conference held at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City. The project...
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09
Jun

Rush Crossing Grand Opening

On Friday, K&A, the Pennrose development team, and various public and private officials celebrated the Grand Opening of Rush Crossing in Trenton, New Jersey. This five year effort involved the demolition of the former Miller Homes site and the construction of 13 new two to three-story apartment buildings containing homes for 204 families. All buildings...
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04
Jun

Wincoram Commons Wins 2014 New York State Smart Growth Award

K&A is proud to announce that its Wincoram Commons project in Coram, New York has been awarded a 2014 Smart Growth Award in the Housing Choices category. K&A provided master planning and architectural services for the redevelopment of this 16-acre site, originally occupied by a suburban movie theater. The site was redeveloped by Conifer Realty LLC...
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