Estero, Fla. – October 27, 2015 – Suffolk Construction, one of the largest building contractors in Southwest Florida, has started construction on Phase IV of the Moorings Park at Grey Oaks Continuing Care Retirement Community at the corner of Airport-Pulling Road and Golden Gate Parkway in Naples, Florida. The project marks the continuation of a partnership between Suffolk Construction, Moorings Park, and architects Perkins Eastman and BSSW Architects, Inc.
“Suffolk is continuing to expand its presence throughout Southwest Florida, and the Moorings Park at Grey Oaks project demonstrates the quality, high-end projects that we are proud to be involved with,” said Josh Christensen, vice president of Suffolk Construction. “We are not only excited for the start of this project, but also to implement Suffolk’s “build smart” approach to delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions for our clients.”
Upon completion of construction, the 5.73-acre Phase IV parcel will host Moorings Park at Grey Oaks’ Grand Place that will feature two structures totaling 185,700 square feet. Grand Place will include a four-story 179,500 square-foot clubhouse and 38 residence Assisted Living and Memory Care Center with a parking structure, as well as a separate 6,200 square-foot Center for Healthy Living. Thirteen choice, penthouse-style independent living Residences at Grand Place that range from 1,858 to 2,696 square feet are included in the design of the clubhouse and offer a final opportunity to enjoy a newly constructed residence at Moorings Park at Grey Oaks.
Grand Place is situated adjacent to the Viridian Gardens, one of three spectacular 80,000 square- feet gardens designed by JRL Landscape Design Studios of Naples that will define and link the community’s three neighborhoods. Plans call for the Viridian Gardens to provide an open green space. The design’s open multi-purpose lawn areas are slated to be finished with finely textured grasses intended to host a variety of activities, including bocce ball and lawn bowling. An arbor in the center of the green space is designed to provide a gathering place.
The clubhouse built to LEED Certification standards will offer a variety of places for Moorings Park at Grey Oaks’ residents to enjoy socializing with friends and family members, including a comfortable lounge, a variety of casual and formal indoor and outdoor dining spaces, a private dining room, a creative arts studio, fitness center, salon and spa, covered outdoor terraces, rooftop gardens, a resort-style pool, a poolside Bistro, and a ballroom for dinner dances, lectures, and large gatherings.
A Premier Senior Health Care Program will be provided at the nearby Center for Healthy Living. Essential components of the Premier Senior Health Care Program include access to a geriatric trained clinician 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; a customized Personal Health Care Plan; assignment of a Care Coordinator to facilitate appointments and specialist follow-ups; a comprehensive geriatrics assessment; staff hospital visitation and consultation with attending Physicians; access to medical testing and lab work; and facilitation of care anywhere in the United States. The Center for Healthy Living will feature a physician’s clinic and provide health and rehabilitative services, as well as out-patient physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
Moorings Park at Grey Oaks presents a rare opportunity to enjoy a holistic approach to living well. A continuum of care provided by the greatest concentration of geriatrics clinical expertise in Southwest Florida, lifestyle programs to suit a broad variety of interests and pursuits, a lushly landscaped setting with captivating water features, and the amenities and activities available through the Sports Membership at Grey Oaks Country Club that, as planned, will be included with every residence are all part of the life residents will experience at Moorings Park at Grey Oaks.
Moorings Park is a nationally accredited, nonprofit, Medicare certified community and the only A+ S & P and Fitch rated Continuing Care Retirement Community in the country. Moorings Park has been repeatedly acknowledged as Southwest Florida’s premier retirement community for more than 30 years and is the only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in the City of Naples. Moorings Park’s holistic approach to living well and continuum of care are provided at a predictable and affordable cost with no increase in monthly fees if a change in the level of care is required. Visit Moorings Park at Grey Oaks online at www.MooringsParkGO.org.
Suffolk Construction Company
Since opening its Florida office in 1994, Suffolk Construction has become one of the largest construction management firms in the state. Suffolk provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the healthcare, transportation, science and technology, education, federal government, and commercial sectors.
Current high-profile Suffolk projects include Naples Square, Aria of Longboat Key, and Moorings Park at Grey Oaks. The construction management firm is also known for previous notable builds such as the Ave Maria University Phase I Campus, Dunbar High School, and the Palm Avenue Parking Garage in Sarasota.
Suffolk is committed to delivering its “build smart” approach to construction management on every project. The company’s project teams provide clients comprehensive planning services, innovative solutions and technologies and proven processes, such as Lean Construction principles and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), to deliver the most complex building construction projects on schedule and on budget, with minimal risk.
Suffolk is a community-conscious organization dedicated to environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices, and is committed to making a positive impact in its local communities through grassroots volunteer work, employee fundraising and corporate giving. For additional information about Suffolk Construction Company, visit www.suffolk.com and/or follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and Instagram.