KWA Construction Completes Phase II of Columbia Renaissance Square, Providing Affordable Senior Housing in Fort Worth

June 06, 2021 - by commARCH
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KWA Construction Completes Phase II of Columbia Renaissance Square, Providing Affordable Senior Housing in Fort Worth

Construction on Phase II of Columbia Renaissance Square has been finalized. With a design that features improved energy efficiency, better indoor quality, and lower costs the new the residences are built to achieve certification by National Green Building Standard™.


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Built around an award-winning model and tailored to the community’s needs and the dynamics of the neighborhood, the framework utilizes a mixed-income housing strategy and promotes community wellness through a rich network of community and support services. The development strategy is designed to bridge the poverty gap by putting education centers, health care facilities and green spaces in close proximity to low-income residents.

Columbia Renaissance Square participates in an affordable housing program.

Where?

2801 Moresby Street, Fort Worth, Texas

Who?

Developer: Columbia Residential in in partnership with Purpose Built Communities
Construction: KWA Construction

Design: JHP Architecture


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What does the new building feature?

The three-story, 95,015-square-foot building features one- and two-bedroom open floor plans packaged with full-size kitchens and separate dining areas. The apartment homes are equipped with attractive ENERGY STAR® appliances and 42-inch cabinets with an espresso finish. Soaring 9-foot ceilings further open up the residences, which include designer-inspired features like vinyl plank flooring, ceramic tile in the bathrooms and carpeted bedrooms. Grab bars in the bathrooms add additional safety. Community amenities available to residents include a clubhouse community room with a catering kitchen, a business center with computers and Wi-Fi, fitness center, wellness room, central laundry facility and a theater room for movie screenings. Renaissance Square Senior also features paved, tree-lined pathways for bicycling or walking as well as a landscaped gazebo and courtyard for enjoying the outdoors.


Image Credits: Clark Cabus Photography

 


Why is this building important?

“Providing quality and affordable multifamily senior housing is crucially important for this often neglected segment of the population. Phase II of Columbia Renaissance Square is built to create a safe, efficient and pleasant environment for senior residents in Fort Worth,” said Brian Webster, President of KWA Construction. “Working with Columbia Residential again after a successful completion of phase I testifies to our years of senior living expertise as well as our commitment to quality construction, sustainable materials and energy efficiency.”

About KWA Construction

KWA Construction is a Dallas-­based construction firm specializing in multifamily developments throughout Texas. As general contractors, our team of experts remains dedicated to passionately developing our people, building great places and creating better futures. Founded in 2004, KWA has been recognized as one of the fastest growing mid-sized companies in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal and recognized by the Better Business Bureau for our exemplary ethical conduct. For more information about KWA Construction, visit www.kwaconstruction.com.
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