Getting Better With Age: Construction Tips For Senior Living Facilities

Renovation of existing (and occupied) senior living spaces requires top-notch teamwork, experience, and communication to minimize disruption. Working with a trusted, proven partner can help mitigate disruption for residents, resulting in a smoother makeover. Here are five tips for successfully negotiating the obstacles associated with expanding and renovating occupied senior housing facilities: Play it safe. […]

Alternate Construction Delivery for K-12 Schools: Construction Manager At Risk | Shockey Builds

For school districts in Virginia and Maryland, construction delivery methods now include an option that, until recently, was only available in the private sector. The traditional method for building a project in the public sector has been the design/bid/build model, where the construction award goes to the lowest responsive bidder. Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) procurement […]

Building in Places for Student-centered Creativity at MLK Jr. Middle School

When it opened in 2014, Richmond’s $40 million Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School was hailed as “an architectural marvel” by the Richmond Times Dispatch. Shockey, together with the architecture firm of BCWH, replaced the city’s aging school with a progressive and high-performance new facility that incorporated some elements of the previous building. Along with multiple community […]