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Construction Update – June 2018

The rain this past 2 weeks has been challenging at times. It’s nice to have a sunny day to enable the construction crew to make some progress.

No complaints though from Nielsen Construction Corp or their subs. We have a meeting next week with architect, engineering team and contractors to go over the schedule and upcoming events. Cabinet samples are in for the Grove residents and are being reviewed by Marketing. Partners Excavating Co. has been working on the new high-pressure water line that will help us with fire suppression as well as domestic water issues we have had in the past. Our progress is going well.


  1. 1st-floor framing is completed; plumbing electrical in walls started
  2. Steel columns/beams set over garages to carry 2nd and 3rd floor
  3. Grease Trap set for garages
  4. Combination elevator shaft/stairwell in place


  1. Concrete pad completed
  2. Began securing the bottom plates for walls in place
  3. Elevator shaft in place
  4. Stairwell in place


  1. Footers and block walls in place.
  2. Smith room bracing in place to demo exterior walls
  3. In-ground plumbing electrical in process

Assisted Living:

  1. Footers completed
  2. Block walls nearly completed
  3. Support columns and beam in place for building tie-ins
  4. In-ground plumbing and electrical in process
  5. 3rd floor Wampler has been cleaned out for renovations that being on the 5th of June.
  6. Dining for 3rd-floor residents is combined with the 2nd floor in that dining room.

One of our residents commented today that our construction site reminds her of little boys playing with their toy trucks and diggers. It’s not hard to appreciate that remark when little boys are coming by to see our construction project with their dads and granddads. One set makes regular trips each week to see the “big diggers.”


To remain eligible for the Home No Matter What Promise, residents must fulfill their obligations in turn as citizens of the BRC community and not give away the resources needed to meet financial obligations to BRC.