Kemper House and The Douglas Company Break Ground on Highland Heights Memory Care Facility
Highland Heights, OH, October 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- On Thursday, September 26, Kemper House, together with general contractor The Douglas Company, held a groundbreaking event for a new memory care facility in Highland Heights, Ohio. Among those in attendance included Highland Heights Mayor Scott Coleman, City Councilman Bob Mastrangelo, Betty Kemper, president of The Kemper Company and Pete Douglas, president of The Douglas Company.
Construction of the building, which is now well underway, includes 54 private and semi-private suites among three separate neighborhoods totaling nearly 50,000 square feet of new space. Each neighborhood will include its own dining room, living room and enclosed courtyard. Kemper House Highland Heights will also boast a large community space, full kitchen, beauty parlor, spa and private family dining area. Multiple gardens and courtyards scattered across the grounds add to the ambiance of facility. The building was designed by Bill Davison of Davison Smith Certo Architects in Westlake, Ohio as a Design/Build project.
The nearly $7 million project, which will join the Kemper House family of facilities currently located in Mentor, Strongsville and Olmsted Falls, Ohio, is on a fast-paced schedule with an anticipated completion date of June 2014.
The Douglas Company is an industry leading General Contractor specializing in Senior Living and Affordable Multi-Family construction. For over 35 years The Douglas Company has consistently completed projects under budget and ahead of schedule while contributing to the success of their Clients and Associates. The Douglas Company is an INC. 5000 company headquartered in Holland, Ohio with a second office located in Orlando, Fla. For more information on this story or inquiries about The Douglas Company, please contact Marty Larnhart, Senior Business Development Director, at 419.865.8600 or visit The Douglas Company website: www.douglascompany.com.