St. Joseph, MO: Construction is complete on Woodbine Meadows, a socially vibrant affordable housing development for individuals ages 55+ situated at 102 South Woodbine Road, St. Joseph, MO. Essential to its community, Woodbine Meadows helps to meet the need for affordable senior housing, delivering modern and functional 48 one- and two- bedroom apartment units in a three-story 45,793 square foot residential building, as well as a 6,888 square foot single-story, eight-plex option with eight apartments
Professionally designed by architect Rosemann & Associates, specific strategic design elements were applied to meet the needs of this Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) project such as prototypical kitchens and bathrooms, minimization of unit and building types, stacking of units and mechanical systems, and calculating the efficiency ratio tenure proper operations at turnover.
Residents enjoy a full complement of beautifully appointed interior amenities including well-equipped fitness center, contemporary community space and roomy business center, luxe-plank flooring, and more. The property is designed within the Enterprise Green Communities criteria incorporating energy and resource saving measures such as blown-in insulation, heat pumps, and Energy Star appliances. Exterior features reveal a tenant walking path, gathering area, and attractive native plant landscaped outdoor spaces. The neighborhood is walkable and conveniently situated near shopping, medical offices, restaurants and more.
“We are excited to have been a part of not only the design and structural engineering of this much-needed affordable home community, but also to have worked with a great team of professionals to develop housing that will make a lasting difference in the St. Joseph community for years to come,” said Rosemann’s President & CEO Donald Rosemann.
This wonderful project benefited in part from the strong support of the community, as well as sources of LIHTC funding from the Missouri Housing Development Commission. Woodbine Meadows’ design, construction, and management included an outstanding team of professionals including owner Woodbine Meadows, L.P.; Developer JES Development Company, Inc.; architect/structural engineer, Rosemann & Associates; general contractor, Fairway Construction Co.; MEP engineers, PKMR Engineers; civil engineer, Engineering Surveys & Services; interior designer, Design Solutions, LLC; and property management, Fairway Management.