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Presby's Inspired Life - Rosemont Cottage Renovations

Owner: Presby’s Inspired Life – Rosemont
Location: Rosemont, PA

Marketability and relevancy is a top priority for anyone in the senior living market. That’s why Presby’s Inspired Life partnered with Horst to evaluate and develop a plan to modernize cottages that were built back in the 1960’s. The project included updating the exterior of a single unit cottage, as well as redesigning a combo cottage to feature a new open design. For the combo cottage, our team reconfigured the interior to maximize living space, installed new siding, and added a stone veneer exterior and colorful metal roof. In addition, an inviting new entry and patio were added to expand usable space and take advantage of the beautiful Rosemont setting.

Project Type: Interior and Exterior Renovation
Size: 2,850 square feet
Architect: Yohe Architecture

Services:

  • Pre-Construction Planning & Budgeting
  • Cost Management
  • Project Management
  • Construction

Challenges/ Features:

  • There were no existing drawings to work from during design or construction. Our team had to execute design-build “on the fly” applying creative solutions during construction.
  • Our team created a plan to correct the challenges of working with a 1960’s structure that was out of plumb and not level.
  • Winter weather and an aggressive project timeline required Horst to create a tented environment that was appropriately heated to allow installation and completion of exterior finishes.
  • Working within an occupied senior living facility is always a challenge. As always, our team worked hard to minimize disruptions and ensure the safety of all residents.
  • The cottage was upgraded to include high-end cabinetry, granite countertops, and a new HVAC system.