September 28, 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of Missouri Growth Association’s (MGA) Fall Networking Event, the commercial real estate industry’s largest event held in St. Louis, Missouri.

Founded in 1985, MGA supports policies and programs which spur economic growth across all business sectors, while creating jobs related to commercial real estate and multi-family housing. Members include developers, bankers, investors, architects, engineers, general contractors, title insurers, brokers, property managers, consultants and other allied professionals.

Over 600 attended the event, held at the St. Louis Science Center’s Grow Exhibit.  Rosemann was proud to be a sponsor again this year!  Rosemann's V.P. Kathy Sorkin serves on MGA’s Executive Board.

Don Rosemann, Founder and President/CEO of Rosemann & Associates, P.C. attended this year’s National Investment Center (NIC) Conference held in Chicago last week. Over 3,000 leaders in the senior housing and licensed care industry attended, exchanging ideas, identifying trends, sharing research, and networking with owners, operators, financial partners, investors, general contractors, consultants, and brokers.

Rosemann has developed a robust practice in senior living/licensed care with an emphasis on assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. This conference expands our knowledge, content and involvement to provide our clients with architectural designs that embrace the latest design trends and compliance standards.

 

 

 

 

Rosemann's St. Louis studio recently welcomed Erin Wright to its team.  A native of St. Louis, Erin became interested in architecture at a young age in grade school. Early on she participated in the high school architecture discovery program at Washington University and she had the opportunity to take studio courses and live on campus.

Erin was previously a project manager for Capital Consultants where she reviewed architectural plans and specifications and performed construction progress inspections as well as analysis of physical needs inspections. Prior to joining Capital Consultants Inc. in 2010, Erin served as Vice President of Design for Checkmate Design. Her experience includes design of residential projects ranging from single family homes to multi-story apartment buildings, and various commercial projects.

Erin graduated from Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and has been a licensed architect since 2013. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and served as a board member for the St. Louis Cultural Resources Office Preservation Board.

Erin enjoys yoga, embroidery, cooking, brewing beer, and time with her family.  Welcome Erin!   

 

Rosemann’s Vice President/Studio Director Jarrett Cooper and Architect Brittany Layton of St. Louis participated  in the Bethesda Hospice Care 5K Memorial Walk/Run this summer at Queeny Park in Ballwin, MO.

 

This is an annual event in which families, friends, and community members unite to commemorate loved ones who have passed.

 

During the closing ceremony, the participants tied their race ribbons to a ‘Celebration of Life’ unity wreath. Charitable contributions from the race support Bethesda’s services and programs.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemann founder and President Don Rosemann and members of the team involved in the design and construction administration of Vandeventer Place joined in the celebration of its recent Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting.  Vandeventer Place is a 54 unit affordable senior development financed with federal and state low income housing tax credits located in St. Louis, Missouri. The  one and two bedroom apartments starting at $430 per month include well appointed full-kitchen with Energy Star Appliances and bathrooms, hardwood-style flooring and a washer and dryer. 

Vandeventer Place has 15,000 square feet of community space comprised of a furnished community building, business center, fitness center and movie theater. Additionally, the community has a beautifully landscaped courtyard complete with a community garden and a patio seating area. The Missouri Housing Development Commission, Simmons Bank and Affordable Equity Partners, Inc. are among the participants and partners that developed this community. Congratulations to the entire team!

     

Development Authority of Powder Springs, Red Leaf Development, LLC and Searles Realty Advisors, LLC hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on August 17th for Silver Comet Village.

Located in Powder Springs, Georgia, this new development will offer 30 Memory Care units, 60 Assisted Living units, and 64 Independent Living units.

Congratulations to Michael Stofiel, Project Manager at Rosemann & Associates, P.C. and the entire design team at Rosemann's Kansas City office. 

Don Rosemann, Founder and President of Rosemann, along with Ben Mahala, lead architect at Rosemann's Atlanta office were in attendance at the ground breaking.  Ben will oversee the construction administration of this exciting new project! 

 

 

 

 

Rosemann’s design of St. Michael’s Veterans Center Phase II at 3818 Chelsea Drive in Kansas City, Missouri was the recipient of the Kansas City Economic Development Corporation "Capstone Award 2017" for Community Impact.  

The completion of this second phase of St. Michael’s in December 2016 transformed a once abandoned lot into a 49,000 square foot, 4-story apartment building and a resource for hundreds of veterans in need. The affordable apartments feature quality amenities and services including transportation, theater, coffee shoppe, computer lab, and sports lounge, along with space for education and job skill training.

“This is the further development of a piece of land that was underutilized and an eyesore in the neighborhood,” said Edward English, project manager for Rosemann & Associates. “Now, the campus is a growing community for the veterans...We’ve brought life and activity to it.”

Congratulations to Yarco Companies, Inc. and Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, development team; Landworks Studio, landscape architect; SK Design Group Inc., civil engineer; BGR Consulting Engineers, MEP; 4Sight Construction Group, general contractor; U.S. Bank, financier; and Levy Craig Law Firm PC, law firm for their collaborative work on St. Michael’s, Phase II!

 

On Monday, August 21, 2017 all of North America was treated to an amazing but rare total eclipse of the sun. Rosemann enthusiasts across the land ventured out to witness this awe-inspiring celestial wonder as daylight turned to twilight and the moon passed between the sun and the Earth. This event was the most viewed and photographed eclipse in history. 

As of July 1st, Dave Hendrikse, Vice President at Rosemann & Associates P.C. was appointed to the role of President of the Housing Corporation for the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Theta Epsilon Chapter at The University of Kansas. Dave previously served as Vice President of the Housing Corp.

In this new role, Dave will manage the construction of a new chapter house for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.

The new house will be completed in time for the start of classes in the Fall of 2018. The Chapter had previously rented a Greek house and are excited to finally have a place to call their own. Congratulations on your new role Dave!

 

For the past three years, Michael Gaillard Project Manager at Rosemann & Associates P.C. Kansas City, has worked with owners Dr. Zavon Kanion, DDS and his wife Jacqueline to design, build and provide quality affordable housing. The community of Oak Point Duplexes is located on the east side of Kansas City. The development team used low income housing tax credits and other federal programs to create this thirty home community.

On May 9th the Kanions accepted the 2017 Kansas City Economic Development Corporation's Cornerstone Award for the Oak Point Duplexes. The winners of this annual award include people, businesses, programs, initiatives, and events that most likely align with the mission of the EDC: To drive economic development and growth and to work toward creating an environment in which businesses and residents prosper in Kansas City, MO. 

A special thanks to the Kanions, Hardwick Law Firm, Straub Construction, Taliaferro & Browne Engineers, TSI Engineering and Michael Gaillard!

 

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