Shockey to Renovate Flagship Retirement Community for National Lutheran Communities

ROCKVILLE, Md. – National Lutheran Communities & Services, based in Rockville, Md., has partnered with Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc., of Winchester, Va., to complete renovations at its flagship 30-acre senior living campus.rnrnThe Village at Rockville (TVAR) is a continuing care retirement community that offers residential living, rehabilitation, respite and extended nursing care. Shockey will complete TVAR’s renovations (featuring 94 extended nursing care rooms, 66 short-term rehabilitation rooms and 50 assisted living and memory care suites.) rnrnConstruction costs are approximately $23 million and will also include office and common areas, along with dining spaces, taking three years to complete. rnrnShockey has also partnered with TVAR’s sister community, The Village at Orchard Ridge (TVOR) in Winchester, Virginia. Phase 1 of the Winchester project is well underway; it includes 178 maintenance-free independent living cottage homes and apartments with home-based services, memory care, assisted living and nursing care options. It is anticipated that Phase 1 will be completed by Spring 2013. rnrnBoth construction projects will incorporate various elements of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), ranging from LEED-certified cottage homes at TVOR to sustainable design features at TVAR. rnrnWith more than 700,000 sq. feet of senior housing projects currently under construction in the region, Shockey offers a specialty in the construction of continuing care / lifecare projects.rnrnWith substantial investments in the Rockville, Winchester, and other senior markets in the greater Washington DC area, National Lutheran Communities & Services (which operated as the National Lutheran Home for the Aged for more than 100 years) is launching a new era in its history.rnrnEstablished in 1896, Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. provides general construction, construction management, design-build, and historic rehabilitation services in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Shockey is one of Virginia’s largest and oldest general contracting and construction management companies. More information at rnrn# # #rnrnMedia Contact:rnrnKathy Moore, Moore Public Relations (540.886.3131) rnrnCourtney Malengo, National Lutheran Communities & Services (301.354.2706) CMalengo@nationallutheran.orgrn