Rockwood Retirement Communities breaks ground for 11 story tower

Rockwood Retirement Communities breaks ground for 11 story tower

Rockwood Retirement Communities breaks ground for 11 story tower

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 19 at 7:28 PM

SPOKANE, Wash.--Rockwood Retirement Communities had a groundbreaking ceremony in March to break ground on an eleven story tower located on Spokane’s South Hill.

The Summit at Rockwood South Hill will be an eleven story, 160,000 square foot building with 65 new apartments and common areas.

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Most apartments will range in size from 900 to 1,970 square feet with the exception of the top two “Penthouse Level” floors, which will range in size from 1,050 to 2,210 square feet.

All homes will be fully appointed with kitchens, washer and dryers, individual heating/cooling systems, internet and emergency call access.

The Ridge, the seven story building previously known as The Manor, will receive renovation of common areas on the first floor and will connect to The Summit, improving access for the entire South Hill Campus to the services and amenities to be offered in both buildings, according to Rockwood’s communication coordinator.

Construction consisting of demolition of the old garages and building of The Summit where they used to stand was set to happen in March.

 The estimated date of completion for the Summit is in spring of 2016 and cost of the entire project is approximately $60,000,000, according to Rockwood’s communication coordinator.

Walker Construction has been selected as the general contractor for the project and NAC Architecture of Spokane is the lead architect, according to Rockwood’s communication coordinator.

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