Mashpee – October 31, 2017 – Representatives of multi-market construction management firm, Delphi Construction, together with their client, Preservation of Affordable Housing, government officials, financing partners and members of the community gathered on October 20 for an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly rehabilitated Brandy Hill Apartments in East Wareham Massachusetts.
The event marked completion of Delphi’s work on the 132-unit affordable housing community owned by Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, create and sustain affordable, healthy homes that support economic security and access to opportunity for all.
The event was emceed by POAH’s Asset Management Director, Kevin Baptista who was joined by other representatives of the organization including POAH CEO Aaron Gornstein and POAH Communities Regional Property Supervisor Janel Cobb. Also in attendance were Congressman William R. Keating, Massachusetts State Senator Marc. R. Pacheco, State Representative Susan Williams Gifford, MassHousing Executive Director Tim Sullivan, Maurice Barry, Branch Chief of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development along with John Sorel, Senior Vice President of Stratford Capital. Community residents were represented by Donna Hodson, a resident of Brandy Hill Apartments.
Delphi Construction Vice President, Joe Mastromatteo expressed his company’s appreciation for being invited to handle construction on the project.
“It was an honor to be chosen once again to work with our long term client, POAH. We value the work they do for the community and the spirit of partnership with which they operate. I would like to congratulate all of the project stakeholders for their invaluable contributions to the successful completion of this project. I would like to recognize The Architectural Team for their outstanding design work and truly collaborative approach throughout all phases of construction. Most especially I would like to congratulate the residents of Brandy Hill Apartments who will benefit greatly from this completed work.”
Delphi’s work on the project included new cementious siding on all 12 buildings, roof replacement at 5 buildings, the addition of 7 handicap-adapted apartments, new gas heating systems for all apartments, the completion of kitchen, flooring and bathroom upgrades to more than 50 apartments, interior common area upgrades, new fire safety systems in all buildings and apartments and a new, fully-adapted playground.