Engineering News

Briarcliffe’s Micro-Community

Briarcliffe Gardens recently opened its Cottage Residence, a 10,000 square foot Cottage Micro-Community comprised of 20 private suites. The campus, located in Johnston, RI, includes a 43-bed Memory Care Assisted Living Residence as well as the Briarcliffe Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facility which includes a 122-bed capacity. DiPrete Engineering worked with Briarcliffe Gardens and CEO, Akshay Talwar, to obtain all necessary permitting from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), Narragansett Bay Commission…
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October 31, 2014
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Cottage at Briarcliffe GardensDesigned by Vision 3

Johnston, RI The Cottage at Briarcliffe Gardens that was designed by Vision 3 Architects is now open. The 10,600 s/f facility serves as a "Memory Care Assisted Living Residence," offering a unique approach to assisted living for persons with Alzheimer's and Dementia. Included in the facility are twenty private resident rooms, two living areas, a dining area, sunroom, and multipurpose room. Construction was by Pariseault Builders of Warwick. "The New Cottage Micro-Community has its roots…
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October 28, 2014
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NEIT to Expand

The New England Institute of Technology is taking another step toward realizing its dream of creating a full-scale college campus on the East Greenwich site it purchased about seven years ago. One building is now on the property, consisting of roughly 280,000 square feet of space dedicated to classrooms, technical labs, medical suites for training simulations, and administrative services. On Tuesday, college President Richard I. Gouse announced that New England Tech is about to embark…
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October 1, 2014
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Environmentally Friendly Living

D+P Real Estate, Truth Box Inc. and DiPrete Engineering are teaming up in the development of a unique, sustainable apartment complex located within walking distance of Cranston's Garden City Center. Phase one of the development is an adaptive reuse project known as "45 Pop Lofts." The project includes a full-gut renovation of the Cranston-Johnston Regional School, also known as St. Mark's School. Using sustainable construction practices, the 24,000 square foot school will be rehabbed into…
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September 29, 2014
Engineering News

Middletown Fire Station to Expand

The Middletown Fire Department, located on Wyatt Road is expanding by 13,000 square feet and is being renovated to keep up with community demands and advancing technologies. The two-phase expansion first required the relocation of the site's police station to a new facility, followed by additions to the existing municipal building. These add-ons include two large bays to house new equipment and the construction of an office and training space. The former police station is…
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September 29, 2014