REAL ESTATE NEWS: openings, contracts, transactions, relocations
Keystruct Construction Inc. of Manchester Township signed a design/build contract for a 6,000-square-foot expansion of Montessori Academy of Lancaster on Weaver Road in Manheim Township. The project will include four classrooms and a library. The project engineer is JPD Architects. The work is scheduled for completion in January.
Robert and Kimberly Baker bought a 2,000-square-foot commercial building at 4229 Elmerton Ave. in Lower Paxton Township. Anderson & Gulotta Holding Group and RSR Realtors of Lemoyne represented the buyers; Landmark Commercial Realty Inc. of East Pennsboro Township assisted the seller.
Hospice of Lancaster County opened a 24-bed inpatient center at 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike in Rapho Township. Each wing of the facility has a meeting room, an all-season room and eight patient rooms that include alcoves where family members can sleep. The hospice’s relocated Pathways Center for Grief & Loss has a lending library, as well as expanded programming rooms and training areas for bereavement support. The 52,000-square-foot facility cost $17.3 million.
Jonathan Gransee, Psy. D, and Associates PC of Lancaster will provide psychological evaluations for children and adolescents with Children’s Aid at Frances Leiter Center at 539 Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg.
Lobar Inc. of Dillsburg completed construction of the 102,000-square-foot Monocacy Elementary Center on 14 acres of land adjacent to Monocacy Creek in Amity Township, Berks County, for Daniel Boone Area School District.
Lobar completed 40,000 square feet of renovations and 12,500 square feet of additions, including a heat plant, locker room and classroom, for Wyalusing Junior/Senior High School in Wyalusing Area School District in Bradford County.
Lobar completed renovations to the four-story Dauphin Humanities Center at Shippensburg University. The project included an 8,000-square-foot addition with a lounge on the first floor and offices on the second floor. Site improvements include a new concrete plaza with sitting walls surrounded by sidewalks.
Lobar worked on Capital Area Intermediate Unit’s Hill Top Academy, a two-story, 40,000-square-foot educational building at 405 E. Winding Hill Road in Upper Allen Township. The project architect is Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates.
Lobar completed renovations of Memorial Stadium, demolition of Feaser Middle School and upgrades to the boiler room at Fink Elementary School for Middletown Area School District. The stadium received additional seating, new bathrooms and electronic scoreboard, as well as a renovated locker room and press box. The Feaser demolition created space for expanded parking and a new playground.
Lobar completed 35,000 square feet of renovations and 17,000 square feet of additions to the one-story South East Elementary School in the Lebanon School District.
Lobar completed a project on Spring Grove Area School District’s athletic facilities, including a high school stadium with synthetic track, turf field, field house, entrance plazas, grandstands, lighting, parking and driveways; renovated middle school bleachers; a complex with softball and baseball fields, concession/restroom building, tennis court lighting and site work; and an intermediate middle school bus loop.
Lobar completed exterior wall repairs and roof renovations to the two-story West Shore School District administration building at 307 Fishing Creek Road in Fairview Township.
Blue Bell, Montgomery County-based Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin opened a law office in Strawberry Square at 320 Market St. in Harrisburg.
STV Inc., a New York City-based engineering and architecture firm, opened an office at 2040 Linglestown Road in Susquehanna Township that will focus on transportation and infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania. The office plans to expand into buildings and facilities and construction management, as well.