Fluhrer Reed, a Raleigh-based structural engineering firm, today announced it has been selected as structural engineer of record for the addition and renovation of the White Oak Manor senior living facility located in Rock Hill, S.C.
The project adds approximately 17,000 square feet to the existing skilled nursing center along with renovating the existing buildings. Included in the addition/renovation are new residence rooms, therapy rooms, administrative areas and dining and laundry facilities. When completed, the construction will meet the regulations and standards of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) for Licensed Nursing Homes.
“We are seeing that as the number of seniors in the United States grows and changes, our facilities must expand and improve to meet the needs of this population. We are pleased to be a part of these changes in the market,” stated Banning Reed, principal, Fluhrer Reed.
White Oak Manor-Rock Hill is one of the 14 senior living facilities that the Spartanburg, S.C. based company, White Oak Manor, Inc., owns and maintains in North and South Carolina. Fluhrer Reed is working in conjunction with Charleston, S.C.-based CRG Engineering, Inc. on the project. CRG’s President, Christopher Constantine noted, “We are very pleased to be working again with Fluhrer Reed on the White Oak Manor project in Rock Hill, S.C. This important project entails some key structural challenges associated with the addition of a new pitched roof over an existing building, as well as a substantial addition of new living spaces for elderly care residents. As always, Fluhrer Reed’s engineers provided the highest quality structural analysis, design, and detailing services. We have come to regard Fluhrer Reed as our go-to firm for any project, small or large.” The architect for the project is Goff D’Antonio Associates of Charleston, S.C.
About Fluhrer Reed
Based in Raleigh, N.C., Fluhrer Reed (FluhrerReed.com) has consulted on more than 2,000 projects since its founding in 1999. The company specializes in educational, commercial, high-end residential, office, church and mixed-use projects and is committed to delivering superior technical expertise in a responsive and professional manner.
Known for producing good, solid work, Fluhrer Reed has earned a reputation for its commitment to client satisfaction and for its strong and effective communication and support. Its team is qualified and experienced in all types of structural materials, including reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry and light wood framing.