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Bozzuto Construction Quarterly Newsletter – June 2020


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From the Desk of Bozzuto Construction President Mark Weisner CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Bozzuto Chosen for SOME’s Anna Cooper House Renovation PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Bozzuto Breaks Ground on Southern Gateway PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Bozzuto Selected to Build Eleven Parkside IN THE NEWS: Construction Begins at Lake Anne Fellowship House INFLUENCING THE INDUSTRY: Projects Still Progressing Amid COVID-19 IN THE COMMUNITY: Donating N95 Masks to Health Care Providers

Assessing COVID-19’S Impacts On Manpower
Mark Weisner
Mark Weisner

Our industry, like many others, has been greatly affected by COVID-19. From the very start of the pandemic, there was fear surrounding what impacts the virus would have on construction firms. And these concerns grew as we watched the crisis spread throughout the world, wreaking havoc on years of economic and industrial growth.

But like the influential leader, Benjamin Disraeli once said, “There is no education like adversity.”

And I cannot agree more. I have been inspired by the industry’s overall response and resilience when it comes to the novel coronavirus. I am especially impressed with our teams working on Bozzuto Construction jobsites. Over the past few months, they have encountered many onsite challenges — specifically related to manpower and productivity — but they rose to the occasion and overcame these hardships. Thanks to their efforts, our company is stronger than ever.

Read more of Mark Weisner’s article here.

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Bozzuto Chosen for SOME’s Anna Cooper House Renovation

Inlate April, Bozzuto Construction began the renovation of Anna Cooper House, a 48-unit affordable housing community in Washington, DC owned by So Others Might Eat (SOME).

“Bozzuto is a long-time supporter of SOME’s mission and we are very excited to work with them again,” said Bozzuto Senior Vice President, Kelly Cantley. “We are also thrilled to be part of this project, as it will provide job opportunities for local residents and businesses.”

The renovation is scheduled to complete in Summer 2021.

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Bozzuto Breaks Ground on Southern Gateway

Inearly April, Southern Gateway in College Park, MD became one of the first projects in the area to break ground during the pandemic. The new $165 million mixed-use project is owned by Bozzuto Development, J.P. Morgan, Willard Retail, and Terrapin Development Company, and designed by Design Collective. The community will offer 390 apartment units, over 60,000 square feet of a grocer-anchored retail and a 23,000 square foot Crunch Fitness when it is completed in Summer 2022.

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Bozzuto Selected to Build Eleven Parkside

Our construction team recently started work on Eleven Parkside in Washington, DC. Developed by City Interests Development Partners and designed to LEED Gold standards by Grimm + Parker Architects, Eleven Parkside is a new Type 3A, six-story building with 191 units, a cast-in-place below-grade garage, and ground-level amenities. Construction is scheduled for completion in January 2022.

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Construction Begins at Lake Anne Fellowship House

In May, Bozzuto Construction commenced construction on Lake Anne Fellowship House, a new senior housing community for Fellowship Square and Enterprise Community Development in Reston, VA. The project is comprised of a 240-unit ground-up mid-rise composite metal apartment building and a one-level below-grade parking garage. Construction is scheduled for completion Summer 2022.

Click here to read the press release.

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Projects Still Progressing Amid COVID-19

In addition to starting construction on four new developments since March, Bozzuto Construction continued to make progress this Spring on our other active projects. Following are a few highlights.

In March, our Ainger Place project reached substantial completion. Located in Washington, DC, Ainger Place is a new mid-rise Enterprise Green community with 72 affordable units and amenities. Project owners include The Michael’s Organization, Emmanuel Baptist Church, and Ainger Place Development Corporation, and the renovation was designed by Kitchen and Associates.

In April, the second building of the multi-phase Faraday Park project in Reston, VA topped-out. Owned by Rooney Properties and designed by MV+A, this new 407-unit mixed-use community is pursuing NGBS Green Bronze level and will be completed in 2021.

In May, the renovation of Jericho Residences in Landover, MD finished ahead-of-schedule and under budget. Bozzuto Construction built the new residential community for Jericho Senior Living L.P. in 2009 before completing the recent 120-unit renovation, which was designed by Arel Architects, Inc.

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Donating N95 Masks to Health Care Providers

Bozzuto Construction recently donated N95 masks to the health care workers at Stop and Shop Pharmacy, HC General, Carroll Hospital, CRNP, Sinai Hospital, Montgomery General, Children’s National Medical Center, Buckingham’s Choice and Capital Women’s Care.

With limited personal protective equipment, the health care providers at Capital Women’s Care, the OB-GYN practice pictured, have been treating expectant mothers that are suspected of having COVID-19 or have tested positive for it. They were grateful for BCC’s donation, remarking that it was generous, thoughtful and gives them hope again.

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