Waterfront Community Tower Expansion by Award-Winning Architecture Firm Three Redefines Upscale Seniors’ Residences | New



NORFOLK, Virginia, 22 October 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Promising to set new precedents for the urban living of the elderly, with a true continuum of care and a vibrant, complex-style living experience for residents, the 24-story expansion of the River Tower of Harbor’s Edge on the city center waterfront Norfolk, Virginia. opened its doors to new residents.

Conceived by Neil volder, the developer and CEO of the community, and designed by the national leader in senior community architecture and planning, Dallas-based on three, the highly anticipated $ 145 million The River Tower complex offers 147 new upscale residences, including penthouses and an unrivaled suite of life-enhancing amenities in the elegant 24-story skyscraper with sweeping views of downtown Norfolk and the Hampton Roads Harbor. The architectural expansion also inaugurates 100,000 square feet of new common areas, including three new restaurants, a lobby bar, a luxurious media room and a professional golf simulator.

According to Volder, a big opening celebration is planned for spring, when the River Tower is expected to be fully occupied. This Sunday 24 October To 4:30 p.m. Eastern, Volder will join three and other members of the project team at the Leading Age Expo in Atlanta to present the River Tower project. (details)

“This expansion, which is a component of Harbor’s Edge as it was originally designed, was worth the wait,” says Volder. “The world-class architecture, interiors and overall resident experience reflect our collaboration with the incredibly talented and creative partners of Design Architect Three, The Reference Architect Clark nexsen, as well as interior designer StudioSIX5 and builder WM Jordan Company. They took our vision and turned it into a place that current and future residents will love. “

One community, two towers

Harbor’s Edge, a trusted full-service continuing care and retirement community, leads the Hampton Roads region through its True LifeCare â„¢ program. The new addition of the River Tower signals a progressive intention to promote this legacy of trust for years to come: like the existing Harbor Tower, the new luxury apartment residences at River Tower all offer breathtaking views of the harbor and the river. downtown as well as beautiful interiors. The common areas of the existing community building are being completely renovated to match the new design and decoration in terms of style and quality. Additionally, all of the residences in the original Harbor Tower have been fully renovated and modernized as they become available.

In Harbor’s Edge, according to Volder, it is truly “a community with two towers”.

Leading firm three on the project, architect and senior residence expert Rockland berg, AIA, NCARB, ASHA, as well as the lead and lead designer Carl Ede, AIA, LEED AP, collaborated with the development group led by Neil volder, the developer; Gary J. Hanson, AIA, representative of the owner; and MW Jordan, the general contractor, with fundraising efforts led by Aaron Rulnick and Melissa Messina by HJ Sims. Together, the team has created a sophisticated, resort-style retreat community offering best-in-class amenities while enhancing and expanding the state-of-the-art healthcare offerings at Harbor’s Edge.

In addition to a renowned wellness program, residents are offered on-site services ranging from skilled nursing and rehabilitation to memory care and assisted living, creating a long-lasting experience. really attractive and continuous term. Emblematic of this continuity of healthcare, the recent tri-supervised design and build project includes renovations to existing healthcare environments that establish a unified brand aesthetic.

Architecture and equipment

Bringing together the local buzz for “sexy expansion”, the new tower is inspired by the sails of the tall storied tall ships of Norfolk Harbor, expressed in a modern glass curtain wall that appears to rise to the top of a brick podium. contextual reminiscent of the surrounding buildings. River Tower Residences enjoy a harbor-side skyline view through floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of both the city and the active harbor. “The sunrises and sunsets are equally impressive for the residents here,” says three Berg directors.

Entering the building through the porte cochere, residents and visitors are greeted by a large two-story hall with access to a covered passage on the second floor via a monumental central staircase. The newly expanded third floor commons seamlessly connect the two residential towers, creating a unified community at a level of amenity that rivals the best hospitality offerings, with world-class entertainment, meeting room, bar and several dining options.

“At the base of the business model was the introduction of new residences and the renovation of existing residences to promote a community with extensive and world-class amenities and healthcare solutions for all of its residents,” said Berg, which is expressed largely on the activity- aging conception. “Designed in the original master plan, the newly added residential tower provides the community of Harbor’s Edge with a strategic and timely market advantage that responds to a growing appetite among the active aging prospects of the Central Region. Atlantic while ensuring sustainability for years to come. “

The resulting design showcases leisure and recreation options, with a range of health-conscious venues including a spa, salon, indoor swimming and aerobics areas, new game rooms and gyms. cards, a pool lounge, an art studio, a theater and a professional indoor golf simulator. Upgrades to the dining terrace overlooking historic Fort Norfolk and the working harbor to the west further accessorize the views from the residence above.

“The addition of the River Tower to Harbors Edge creates a magnetic beacon not only across the harbor and in the evening glow of downtown Norfolk but also across the country, ”adds Three’s Berg. “In this community, residents find attractive solutions for targeted active aging that evolves vertically, both figuratively and literally. We all credit the strategic vision, inspired creativity and conscientious perseverance that has led to this premier residential solution for residents of Virginia and beyond.” ###

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About three

Situated at Dallas, three specializes in providing creative design solutions in the hospitality industry, country club, senior residences and residential spaces. Their innovation and inspiration are driven by strong and lasting personal relationships with clients and consultants. Notable projects include the award-winning Emma Hotel in San Antonio, Texas; the magazine-rated Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel; and the Monte Rei Country Club at Portugal. More information on http://www.threearch.com

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