On Wednesday May 12, 2021, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the future site of Mission Ridge, a new senior living facility. The site is located at 4349 S. Kansas Avenue in Springfield, MO.
Representatives from Miller Commerce, Edgewood Real Estate Investment Trust, Snyder Construction, BRP Architects, Buxton Kubik Dodd, Declination Design Consultants, and Merrill Gardens participated in the official groundbreaking ceremony.
Left to right: Matt Miller- Miller Commerce, Dusty Emmert- Snyder Construction Group, Steve Stinnett- Miller Commerce, Jon Strinden- Edgewood Real Estate Investment Trust, Tana Gall- Merrill Gardens
The Miller Commerce Team: Britney Wilson, Matt Miller, Kyle Cook, Joe Ferrier, Matt Blevins, Andrew Doolittle, Steve Stinnett
The Design Team: Matt Miller- Miller Commerce, Eric Motley- Declination Design Consultants, Mike Harned- BRP Architects, Becky Green- Buxton Kubik Dodd, Joyce Buxton- Buxton Kubik Dodd, Steve Stinnett- Miller Commerce
This senior living community will consist of 47 Independent Living Units, 36 Assisted Living Units, and 24 Memory Care beds. Amenities will include a salon, fitness center, along with multiple activity rooms and will feature a resort style outdoor amenity spaces with a walking trail, fireplace, and an outdoor courtyard.
Post-pandemic design adaption strategies such as an added a visitation room, an exam room, storage for PPE, multiple hand washing stations, and additional balconies for the assisted living units were also implemented into the design to ensure comfort and safety for future residents.
Construction is expected to be complete by Summer 2022.
Photos from the groundbreaking, courtesy of Miller Commerce.
Architect: BRP Architects, Declination Design Consultants
Contractor: Snyder Construction Group
MEP Engineering: CJD Engineering
Structural Engineering: Mettemeyer Engineering
Civil Engineering: Lee Engineering & Associates, L.L.C.
Interior Designer: Buxton Kubik Dodd Design Collective