Brasfield & Gorrie Commences Construction at Berman Commons

December 20, 2013

Work begins on $16.5 million assisted living and memory care community in Dunwoody, Ga.

Atlanta, Ga. (Dec. 20, 2013) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced the recent start of construction on Berman Commons, a $16.5 million assisted living and memory care community in Dunwoody, Ga. The new facility will be owned and operated by Jewish Home Life Communities, a comprehensive system of life care communities and services for senior citizens and their families.

Brasfield & Gorrie is general contractor for the project, which consists of an 85,000 sq ft, three-story facility that will include 90 units. In addition to the apartments, the facility will feature common areas, outdoor spaces, beauty salon, library, and a kosher kitchen for preparing meals and snacks. Berman Commons will be located adjacent to the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.

Brasfield & Gorrie’s Atlanta office is partnering with architect THW Design and engineers Travis Pruitt & Associates and Pruitt Eberly Stone Engineers on this project, which is expected to complete in late 2014.

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About Brasfield & Gorrie

Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,900 employees, and its 2012 revenues were $2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 31 among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2013.

About Jewish Home Life Communities

What began as The William Breman Jewish Home has expanded and grown over the past 60 years to become Jewish Home Life Communities, a comprehensive system of life care communities and services that meets the many needs of seniors and their families. Jewish Home Life Communities includes The William Breman Jewish Home, Aviv Rehabilitation Center, The Zaban Tower, The Cohen Home, Berman Commons, The One Group, Meyer Balser NORC and Weinstein Hospice. From long term care, independent and assisted living to rehabilitation, home care and hospice, Jewish Home Life Communities provides care and resources for generations. To learn more about these communities please visit www.JewishHomeLife.org

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