1. Critical Care Facility Seismic Hazard Analysis

    Earthquake-resistant construction is expensive, especially in a place like the New York metropolitan area. A health care client was looking for the most cost-effective design for a critical care facility while incorporating the appropriate degree of earthquake resistance. In seismically active areas, including the NY metro area, there is a tendency to overconstruct. This is…

  2. The Farmstead at Homestead Village Community Expansion

    Homestead Village, a life plan retirement community, wanted to expand its housing and offer residents duplexes as an alternative option for independent living. RETTEW’s expertise in developing senior living communities, and our thorough knowledge of local zoning ordinances and land development processes, ideally positioned us to help Homestead Village achieve their goal. Challenges to the…

  3. Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center Site Development

    Health Management Associates, the leading operator of non-urban acute care medical hospitals in the United States, wanted to provide a 43-acre campus-like environment for its new community hospital facility. The new 315,000-SF hospital is located in Lititz, Pennsylvania — in the heart of rural and historic Lancaster County. RETTEW provided a full range of services…

  4. Masonic Village Cottages at Conoy Creek

    Looking to enhance their beautiful 1,400-acre campus, Masonic Village needed a full-service firm with experience in healthcare and elderly housing design to add 100 cottages within a limited project area. Existing roadways, steep terrain, and site features like an oak grove with more than 260 trees and a veterans memorial made it difficult to accommodate…

  5. Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community Expansion

    Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community needed to expand its existing facilities to offer a larger variety of living options to current and future residents. The property’s topography was extremely varied, creating planning and development difficulties that became even more challenging when considering the needs of older adults. The new design also needed to integrate with the…

  6. Legend™ of Lititz Community Development

    Seniors with needs that extend beyond the abilities of personal care homes, but do not require around-the-clock nursing care, sometimes struggle to find affordable, quality housing. To address this critical gap in Pennsylvania’s rapidly increasing senior population, Warwick Township, like many communities, needed more facilities that offer the services and high-quality amenities that senior residents…

  7. Legend™ of Lancaster Site Redevelopment

    SDR Development, Inc. (SDR), a nationally-recognized developer, sought to determine the feasibility of redeveloping an approximate 6.5-acre site previously used as an elementary school since the 1930s. Following the school’s closing, the Penn Manor School District, along with Manor Township, looked for a way to reuse the vacant property that would bring benefit to the…

  8. Willow Valley – Providence Park Community Design

    RETTEW worked with the Willow Valley Retirement Community over five years to improve their existing northern campus and facilities and to develop the next phase of its premier residential community. They needed a firm that could work with existing site constraints and design a facility that would work well with the adjacent Willow Valley development…

  9. Willow Valley Retirement Community Improvements

    Willow Valley is a premier retirement community that needed to upgrade their assisted-living facility to better serve their residents. The major required improvements included modern private rooms, enlarged dining facilities, and many site improvements including convenient parking and connections to Willow Valley’s site amenities, such as the nearby ponds and community gardens. The improvements had…

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