Wilkes-Barre YMCA Historic Renovation & New Student Housing
Development manager of an historic and mixed-use project in downtown Wilkes-Barre. This $15.1 million, 98,000 square foot project involved the consolidation of the YMCA’s operations into 78,000 square feet with the remaining 20,000 square feet converted into student apartments for Wilkes University students.
Utilizing Federal Historic Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits and a state grant RPG repositioned the YMCA for long-term profitability. This historic redevelopment included core & shell improvements, YMCA interior improvements and the development of 21 residential apartments for 60 students. The project was completed in Spring 2012.