Community Shelter Board New Family Shelter

This undertaking involved major renovations and additions to an existing pre-engineered structure to create a Family Shelter for Ohio homeless families. The new Shelter provides individual family dorm-style rooms, bathing, dining, gathering, and administrative areas. The facility’s new second floor increases the overall size from 22,000 square feet to nearly 41,000 square feet of space.

The Commons at Garden Lake

This project included construction of a new three-story 75-unit permanent supportive housing complex in Toledo, Ohio. The project is being constructed on a 3.8 acre site and includes all associated site work, earthwork, utilities, pavements, and site improvements. The wood frame structure offers masonry, stone, and cementitious siding and includes both sloped and flat roof areas. The project is seeking LEED® Certification and incorporates several sustainable design features.

Poindexter Village Redevelopment Phase IIA and IIB

Ruscilli Construction has been selected to construct Phase IIA and Phase IIB for the Poindexter Village Redevelopment project.

Phase IIA and IIB consist of 170 residential units in 25 new buildings along with a free-standing maintenance building for a total of 200,000 square feet on approximately 10-acres. The new apartments include one, two and three bedroom units in several building types: two-story townhouses, two and three-story garden-style buildings, and a three story mixed use building with flat-style apartments, live/work units and management/community space on the first floor.

The buildings will be slab on grade with concrete masonry foundation walls on concrete spread footings. The exterior walls will be wood-framed with wood floor and roof trusses. The exterior finish will be a combination of masonry, fiber-cement siding and metal panels with vinyl windows and asphalt shingle and TPO membrane roofing.

Chimes Terrace

This 60-unit renovation included the conversion of 24 dwelling units to assisted living through a HUD-funded Assisted Living Conversion Program. The scope of work also included a two-story addition to redefine the building entryway and common area, new dining area, full-service commercial kitchen, laundry facility, therapy gym, nursing station services, business office, and significant site improvements. The project also consisted of a 9% tax credit for the renovation of 36 dwelling units through the Ohio Housing Finance Authority. Both projects included independent contracts; however, each project had the same start and completion dates.

VITA Lifespace Projects

Borne out of a client request to provide highly-customized renovations to several of their senior care facilities, the VITA LifeSpace teams were created.  The success of our teams is attributed to the people performing this work and our unique execution process. The result is a high return on client satisfaction and value.

The VITA LifeSpace projects consist of live renovations, resident unit upgrades and improvements, Mainstreet and wayfinding renovations, branding uniformity, interior and exterior modifications, and quality-of-life-updates.

Our LifeSpace process allows us to help clients with facilities located throughout the United States.  By utilizing an intact and dedicated team of construction specialists, our clients know that the work being performed at their facilities will be consistent with their expectations with minimal disruption to the residents’ quality of life. To date, we have completed Lifespace projects in multiple states, from California to Vermont.

Mother Teresa Commons

This new 42,000 square foot, 44-unit senior housing apartment complex includes residential units, common spaces, computer room, library, exercise room and an entrance canopy. The project was a blend of HUD 202 Program and Ohio Housing Finance Agency tax credits.

Lincoln Gardens

This project included the complete renovation of 108 senior residential units and major site improvements. The improvements included a new community space, new administrative spaces, and an exterior boardwalk area for the residents, linking the existing ten buildings. The project achieved LEED® Silver Certification.

Kiwanis Village

This three-story wood-framed senior housing facility includes 45 dwelling units, administrative offices, and community spaces. The project included a complete renovation of the interior spaces, as well as exterior improvements, and multiple minor building additions. The project also included many site improvements to the parking lot, walking paths, gazebo, and landscaping. This phased work was completed while the building was partially occupied. The project achieved LEED® Gold Certification.