WEST HARTFORD: What developers ae calling “a pioneering mixed-use community,” located next to the new CTFastrak “rapid transit stop,” 616 New Park hopes to attract “everyone from millennials to seniors.”
The 54-unit project, has one and two-bedroom units, and is priced both at market rate and at rates attractive to a workforce earning at or below 60% of the area’s median income. Eleven units are designated as supportive housing for veterans.
Retail space is available on the ground floor, cost for the project was $15.6 million.
The "pet friendly" apartment rents range from $1600-$2300 per month.
The non-profit developer Trout Brook Realty Advisors, developed the property for the West Hartford Housing Authority (WHHA).
This is a very special project. It really becomes the underpinning for the rebirth, the growth, and the substance of the New Park neighborhood,” said George Howell, CEO of Trout Brook Realty and executive director of WHHA. “Everything about it is dramatic without overdoing it. The project has a keen sense of place. We are part of the revitalization of the neighborhood. It is our mission, the core to what we are.”
Howell said he likes the project so much that he and his wife have leased an apartment.
The project team included:
Amenta Emma Architects - Architect & Interior Design
Benco Roofing - Roofing
Interstate Electric - Electric
Generation Drywall - Drywall
West Hartford Housing Authority - Owner
Harry E. Cole & Son - Land Surveying
Enterprise Builders. - Construction Manager