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McShane Construction Awarded Affordable Housing Construction Assignment from The Benoit Group

January 21, 2013

Jeffrey A. Raday, President of McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce the award of the new 36-unit Hamilton on the Park construction assignment on behalf of developer, The Benoit Group. The affordable housing development will be located on a two-acre land parcel at 1201 Brookstone Court in Urbana, Illinois.

McShane Construction will complete six wood frame buildings that comprise the Hamilton on the Park development consisting of both single- and two-story dwellings that will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units arranged around a central driveway that can accommodate parking for 40 vehicles. Each residential unit will incorporate energy efficient windows, low VOC products and Energy Star appliances.

The apartment complex will also offer amenities such as a one-story community building that features an exercise room and playground and is in close proximity to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, public transportation, a hospital, retail, restaurants, churches and government buildings. The development has been designed and will be constructed to meet Enterprise Green Communities criteria. McShane Construction will provide a Fall 2013 completion for the project.

“McShane Construction is delighted to have been selected by The Benoit Group for this new multi-family, affordable housing development in Urbana. We are committed to delivering a first-quality residential development, the cornerstone of The Benoit Group’s reputation and success. Our expertise, dedication and commitment to the Hamilton on the Park project will support our client’s goals and objectives with this new project,” remarked Raday.

Tyson and Billy Architects, P.C. has been chosen by The Benoit Group to provide the architectural services for this affordable housing assignment.