[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Scott Manor Senior Celebrates Grand Opening in St. Louis County, Missouri Roanoke Construction, The Oakland Group, and BTWF Urban Initiative hosted a dual ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Scott Manor Phase I and the groundbreaking of Scott Manor Phase II on Friday, June 24 th . Scott Manor is a mixed-income, independent senior living community on Chambers Road in unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri. Phase I, completed in 2019 and leased amid the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, includes 42 two-bedroom apartments for seniors 55 years of age and older, community amenity space, and commercial space totaling 1,500 square feet. Phase I has remained at 100% occupancy nearly every month since opening its doors. Elected officials, residents of Scott, and community members joined the development team for the celebration. One of the residents, Jacqueline Richardson, 81, gave remarks at the event, expressing how grateful she is to live near her church and remain in her community. Kevin Buchek, President of Roanoke Construction, emphasized the need for affordable senior housing in North County, saying, “There’s plenty of quality senior housing out in west county, out in St. Charles, but there’s no reason for folks in North...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Elm Ridge Senior Living Breaks Ground in Hazelwood, Missouri On Friday, May 20th Roanoke Construction, The Oakland Group, The Unicorn Group, LLC, and BTWF Urban Initiative broke ground on Elm Ridge Senior Living, a mixed-income, independent senior living community on Dunn Road in Hazelwood, Missouri. Subcontractors, architects, engineers, investors, and local elected officials joined the ownership and development team to celebrate this project, believed to be the first of its kind in Hazelwood. Once complete, the building will provide 50 apartments for seniors 55 years of age and older. Each of the 36 two-bedroom and 14 one-bedroom units will have in-unit laundry hookups and a fully equipped kitchen. Three units are fully accessible, and 2 units are accessible to those with hearing or visual impairments. The project will meet Enterprise Green Communities specifications for energy efficiency, which will lower utility costs for residents. Amenities will include an onsite management office, an elevator, secured access, a computer and technology center, a fitness center with exercise equipment, a community room with a kitchen on the first floor and additional community space on the upper floors. Forty-five of the units will be restricted to households at or below...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hawthorne Place Apartments Renovations Underway Kevin Buchek and I (and all of us at Roanoke Construction) could not be more excited to finally get underway on this very complex, tenant-in-place matrixed rehabilitation of Hawthorne Place Apartments with our partner Preservation of Affordable Housing and their management arm POAH Communities. Hawthorne is a shining example of how "Section 8" housing can work, and is a critical housing resource for Independence and the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. What a joy to be a part of team renovating it so it can continue providing high quality, affordable housing for decades to come. #affordablehousing #LIHTC #MOsafehousing https://lnkd.in/evW7295[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Roanoke Construction adds Mike Duffy as EVP & Owner Kevin Buchek, President and Owner of Roanoke Construction, a St. Louis-based general contractor, announced that Mike Duffy will join the firm as Executive Vice President and Owner. Duffy brings 20 years of affordable housing finance experience to Roanoke. For Immediate ReleaseJune 3, 2020 St. Louis, MO – Kevin Buchek, President and Owner of Roanoke Construction, a St. Louis-based general contractor, announced today that Mike Duffy will join the firm as Executive Vice President and Owner. Buchek founded Roanoke in 2012. Duffy brings 20 years of affordable housing finance experience to Roanoke. He served as Chief Investment Officer at McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc., (MBS) one of the nation’s leading for-profit developers of economically integrated urban neighborhoods. Throughout his 14-year career there, Duffy closed more than $2.4 Billion in mixed-income housing developments across the country. Most recently, Duffy served as Director of State Credits at Twain Financial Partners, an investment management firm with more than $4 billion in assets under management within the public-private partnership sector. Prior to MBS, Duffy sourced and closed tax-credit enhanced equity transactions for both St. Louis Equity Fund and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies...

Low-income tax credit debate reignited in Senate No one disputed the importance of Missouri’s low-income housing tax credit during a Senate committee hearing. The details of a plan to reinstate the controversial credits, however, are still up for debate. Read more about Roanoke President Kevin Buchek’s testimony here....