Notice board: IRT begins construction of the village
In this story:
- IRT starts construction of the village
- Renovation confirmed for Curtin Heritage Living
- Benetas factory builder wins award of excellence
IRT begins construction of the facility
Elderly care and retirement home provider IRT Group has started construction of the Henry Brooks Estate Retirement Village in Kanahooka, New South Wales.
The new village is adjacent to the IRT’s residential care for the elderly and retirees village, William Beach Gardens.
It includes 90 two- and three-bedroom villas, eight one-bedroom villas for older single women, open spaces, landscaped pocket gardens, and a community clubhouse for residents.
Villas purchased will be accompanied by 50 hours of free home care services.
IRT Group CEO Patrick Reid said the new retirement village offers a connected community specifically designed for residents to age in place independently.
“Every aspect of the Henry Brooks Estate has been carefully considered, from the design of the grounds and interiors to the services and amenities. The needs of our residents have been at the heart of every decision for this development, ”said Mr. Reid.
The project is funded in part by a grant of $ 634,500 from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.
The village is expected to be completed by 2022.
Renovation confirmed for Curtin Heritage Living
Curtin Heritage Living, a provider of senior care and independent living in Western Australia, has been given the green light to redevelop its senior care facility in Wearne Cottesloe.
The $ 100 million redevelopment includes 77 self-catering two- and three-bedroom oceanfront apartments and 129 residential retreat rooms.
It also includes new community facilities and has a community art gallery, cafe and medical center.
Curtin Heritage Living chief executive David Cox said the redevelopment supports the local aging community.
“We respect the intention of our founders in ensuring that the quality and capacity of senior care and accommodation at the site continues to expand and improve as the number of senior citizens increases. in all four areas local government is also increasing over time, ”Barreur said.
The first phase of redevelopment will begin in 2020 and end in 2021.
Benetas factory builder wins award of excellence
ADCO Constructions received an award for excellence in commercial building construction from the Master Builders Association of Victoria for the establishment of The Views of the elderly care provider Benetas in Heidelberg.
The Views, a 103-bed facility that opened in October last year, was designed to incorporate Benetas’ new approach to care focused on apartment style and home-like living (read more here).
Benetas CEO Sandra Hills said the award was well deserved.
“ADCO did a fantastic job on The Views, which was a really important development for Benetas,” Ms. Hills said.
“This was our first building built from the ground up to accommodate the best model of care living and ADCO exceeded our expectations,” Ms. Hills said.
ADCO Constructions Senior Design Director Glen Blamey said he was delighted to receive this award.
“The Benetas team, along with the incumbent consultants led by Smith + Tracey Architects, worked seamlessly under a design and build procurement model to deliver this challenging and highly successful project,” a- he declared.
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