Frasier Forward is our $90+ million construction project, which includes the addition of The Prairies, an independent living apartment building; an Arts & Education Center, an expanded Wellness Center, a new dining room, and extensive renovations of exisiting dining venues. Check back often to learn how we are doing, with progress and closure updates posted here weekly.

Closure News

Due to the pipe installation related to the Arts & Education Center, the temporary closure of parking spaces south of the main entrance will be necessary through Tuesday, December 18. December 19-21, the drive through area (porte cochere) will be accessible on the north side only during this time.

Flood wall concrete work on the Frasier South garage ramp is complete. Flood wall concrete pour on the HCC garage ramp will  take place Tuesday,  December 18.  Further, the concrete crew will move to install the flood wall that runs east/west between the Health Care Center and The Prairies. This work is anticipated to last a couple of weeks. A row of parking spaces in the HCC parking lot will continue to be blocked off this week.

The 2nd Floor Dining Room remains closed for renovation. The grand stairway between the 2nd and 1st floor shall remain open during most of the remodel work.

Construction UpdatesM

HillTop: Pinkard Construction will be working on punch-list items in the coming weeks. We anticipate the audio equipment/speakers to be ready by the end of this week.

Arts & Education Center: The primary phase of masonry work for the exterior walls and elevator will be completed this week. Rough plumbing and electrical is in process in the lower level. Structural steel will be lifted into place this week. The roof installation is scheduled for early January.

The Prairies: North wing – On December 17, a portion of the 3rd floor/4th level will be poured. The fire proofing of steel beams is in process and nearly complete. Sheathing of the exterior wall will start this week. Central wing – On December 20, a portion of the 2nd floor/3rd level will be poured. South wing – Steel beam installation will be completed this week. Decking has started and a portion of the first floor/2nd level concrete pan pour will take place on December 18.

2nd Floor Dining Room: Coordination for all trades continues, especially with the millwork and kitchen equipment supplier. The rough-in plumbing/electrical is in process. Wall framing is complete. Drywall work is in process this week.

Resident Business Center/New Mail Room/Marketing Suite: Rough mechanical/electrical is complete.  Drywall work for all of these areas is in process.  To reduce dust/debris, a temporary plastic covering is installed along the hallway of these areas (in The Peaks Central).  The plastic covering will be in place through the end of this week.