Canyons Rendering

McShane Selected to Build Affordable Housing in Madison, Wisconsin

McShane Selected to Build Affordable Housing in Madison, Wisconsin

McShane Construction Company was selected by repeat client Lincoln Avenue Communities to build Canyons, a 60-unit affordable housing residence in Madison, Wisconsin.

“We’re excited to partner with Lincoln Avenue Communities on another project,” shared Alison Gorham, Director of Wisconsin Market at McShane. “Canyons will help address the nationwide shortage of affordable housing by providing high-quality homes for low-income households, and it’s an honor to be part of this effort.”

Positioned on a 1.12-acre site, the building will feature four stories of wood frame construction atop a concrete parking garage. The building’s exterior will integrate an attractive mix of Hardie fiber-cement siding and masonry brick veneer.

The units will incorporate a mix of luxury vinyl-tile and carpet flooring, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances.

The property will offer 3,750 square feet of amenity space including a fitness center, laundry room, mail room, and club room.

The project is designed to achieve Wisconsin Green Built Homes Gold Certification and EnergyStar Multifamily Certification with a solar panel system on the roof to offset electricity costs for the common areas.

Completion of Canyons is scheduled for June 2025. Knothe & Bruce Architects is the architect.

Canyons is one of two affordable housing projects McShane currently has underway for Lincoln Avenue Communities. The firm is also building The Derby Apartments, a 70-unit development in Madison.

McShane to Build 124 Single-Story Apartments in Crystal Lake, IL

McShane Construction Company was selected by Redwood Living, Inc. to build Redwood Crystal Lake, a new neighborhood of 124 single-story apartments in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

“We’re excited to be underway with our first project with Redwood,” shared David Rintz, Regional Vice President – Multi-Family. “Redwood develops unique neighborhoods that provide residents the feel of living in single-family homes with the benefits of apartment living, so we’re confident that this development will be a great addition to Crystal Lake.”

The community will feature 25 single-story townhome buildings with four to six units each. The ranch-style wood frame homes will feature vinyl siding and stone veneer exteriors.

Designed by Mann Parsons Gray Architects, each apartment  will offer a two-bedroom, two-bathroom open-concept floorplan, a private attached two-car garage, stainless-steel appliances, in-unit laundry hookups, luxury vinyl tile flooring, and a private patio.

Completion of Redwood Crystal Lake is scheduled for December 2024.

McShane Completes The Livano Deer Valley in Phoenix

Construction is completed at The Livano Deer Valley in Phoenix, Arizona. McShane Construction Company built the 242-unit multi-family community on behalf of the owner, Jomax Residences, LLC.

“The Livano Deer Valley is a beautiful, well-appointed community and a great addition to North Phoenix,” commented Mat Dougherty, President of McShane. “It was an honor to work with the owner and developer on this project and we look forward to continuing our partnership.”

The three-story, multi-building complex is positioned on a 10.8-acre site and features wood frame construction covered with a stucco exterior. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Architects, The Livano Deer Valley takes design cues from both Art Deco and Modern Architecture.

Units are offered in studio, one-, and two-bedroom layouts and boast luxury wood-style flooring, granite countertops throughout, stainless-steel appliances, designer ceramic tile backsplashes, and abundant natural light.

Residents have access to over 1.5 acres of shared amenity space, including a 4,000-square-foot designer clubhouse, 60,000-gallon resort-style pool, dog park, and courtyards filled with ample seating, fire pits, and barbeques.

McShane is also currently underway with construction on Livano Avondale, a 316-unit apartment community in Avondale, Arizona, for the developer.

McShane Completes Community for Adults with Autism in Wisconsin

Construction is completed at Woodside Prairie in Grafton, Wisconsin. McShane Construction Company built the 32-unit affordable supportive living community for adults with Autism on behalf of repeat client Impact Seven.

“We’re proud to reach the conclusion of another successful project with Impact Seven,” shared Alison Gorham, Director of Wisconsin Market at McShane. “They had a clear vision for homes that provide a safe and comfortable environment for residents, and it was an honor to bring this vision to life.”

Designed by New Horizon Ventures, the community offers four buildings with six single occupant rooms and two townhome buildings with eight townhomes. The six single occupant rooms are spaciously designed and are each equipped with a private bathroom. Additionally, residents have access to shared facilities, including a full kitchen, dining area, living room and laundry facility. The community also provides ample office space for support staff.

The two townhome buildings offer four units each with two bedrooms and one-and-a-half bathrooms. Features include a split-level design, attached garages, and in-unit laundry.

A 3,700-square-foot on-site activity building contains a community kitchen, craft space, computer center, and fitness area for all residents to use. Residents can also enjoy a paved walking path on site.

A consultant was engaged to help select interior finishes that are conducive to a healthy environment for Autistic adults.

The project was designed with sustainability in mind to achieve Wisconsin Green Built Homes certification.

Scott Salyer Joins McShane as Vice President & Regional Manager

McShane Construction Company is pleased to announce that Scott Salyer has joined the firm as Vice President & Regional Manager. Salyer will oversee the firm’s Southwest Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona.

“We are thrilled to have Scott join the McShane team,” shared Mat Dougherty, President of McShane. “His past experience in the Southwest construction market positions him for great success in this role, and we look forward to all that he has to offer to our company.”

As Vice President & Regional Manager, Salyer will lead Arizona operations, including pre-construction efforts, budgeting, and client relations for McShane’s projects across the Southwest.

“I’m excited to be part of the McShane organization and build on the 20-year history that the firm has in the Southwest,” commented Salyer. “We have a great team here in Arizona and I’m eager to see what we’ll achieve together.”

Salyer comes to McShane with more than 20 years of experience in construction management. Prior to joining McShane, Scott served as Vice President of Operations for Adolfson & Peterson.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology and Construction Management Technology from Oklahoma State University.

McShane to Build 262-unit Community in Greenville, South Carolina

McShane Construction Company has been selected by repeat client Flournoy Development Group to build a 262-unit multi-family community in Greenville, South Carolina.

“We’re excited to kick off our second project with Flournoy Development,” shared Scott Hoppa, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager at McShane. “Located in one of the fastest growing cities in the country, this project will help fulfill the need for new housing in Greenville.”

Located at the intersection of Pelham and Boiling Springs Roads, the development will integrate five four-story residential buildings on a nine-acre site. The wood frame buildings will feature attractive brick, cementitious panel, and lap siding exteriors.

Offered in one- to three-bedroom floor plans, all units will boast high-end finishes, including quartz countertops and vinyl wood plank flooring. Ten of the units will be live/work spaces.

Residents will have access to more than 8,000 square feet of amenity space including a clubhouse with a business lounge, club room, mail room, and fitness center. Adjacent to the club room there will be a courtyard with an outdoor pool and amenity deck. A separate maintenance building will house a car wash and a pet wash.

McShane is performing site work at the property, including hazardous material abatement and demolition of existing structures.

Completion of the development is slated for December 2025. Dynamik Design is the architect.

McShane is also underway with Optima Mallard Creek, a 397-unit apartment community in Charlotte, North Carolina, for Flournoy Development Group.

McShane Completes Crofthouse McDonough in Georgia

McShane Construction Company is pleased to announce the completion of Crofthouse McDonough, a new multi-family community in McDonough, Georgia. Built for repeat client South City Partners, the development offers 280 units across six buildings. The project is contained within a mixed-use development spanning 31 acres that also includes for-sale townhomes and retail/commercial space.

“Crofthouse McDonough offers beautiful modern farmhouse-style apartments and first-class amenity space in a great mixed-use development,” commented Scott Hoppa, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager at McShane. “We’re proud to have worked with South City Partners on another successful multi-family project.

Located at 2080 Jonesboro Road, the property integrates six garden-style residential buildings. Designed by Dynamik Design, the three- and four-story wood-framed buildings integrate an exterior of snowbound brick veneer, fiber cement lap siding, and board and batten.

Residents can enjoy more than 15,000 square feet of best-in-class amenities, including a central clubhouse with a game room, fitness center and yoga room, coworking-style micro-offices, and a pet spa. Outside, the property offers a resort-style swimming pool with tanning ledges, a fire pit, grilling stations, a gazebo with a TV, bar, and mini fridge, a putting green, and a dog park.

Units are offered in one- to three-bedroom open floor plans and boast oversized windows, nine-foot ceilings, and private balconies. Luxury finishes include wood-style plank flooring, custom pendant lighting, upgraded stainless steel appliances, and cabinets with soft-close doors.

2023 Best Companies to Work For in Alabama

McShane was named one of the Best Companies to Work For in Alabama by Business Alabama. McShane is one of only 40 companies in the state to receive this distinguishment. Selection was based on extensive surveys conducted by the Best Companies Group and included factors such as employee benefits, turnover rate, DEI initiatives, company culture, and training and career development.

McShane Delivers Mixed-use Community Near Atlanta Airport

McShane Construction Company has completed the construction of Signal, a mixed-use apartment community in Hapeville, Georgia, for repeat client South City Partners. The development integrates 285 luxury apartment units and 4,392 square feet of ground-floor retail space.

“We are proud to deliver another project to longtime client South City Partners,” commented Scott Hoppa, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager at McShane. “Signal offers high-end, modern living with the convenience of on-site commercial space and proximity to downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.”

Signal boasts more than 7,000 square feet of best-in-class amenities. A multimedia club room integrates a chef-inspired demonstration kitchen, billiards, and a lounge. The state-of-the-art fitness center features smart bikes, free weights, and a yoga studio. Outside, residents can enjoy the saltwater swimming pool, lounge by the firepits, or cook at the pizza oven and gas grills. The pet-friendly community offers both a pet spa and an outdoor dog park. Additional amenities include a coffee bar, private work offices, and collaboration spaces.

Offered in one- and two-bedroom open floorplans, each unit features nine- to fourteen-foot ceilings, wood plank style flooring, high-end plumbing and light fixtures, and an in-unit washer and dryer. The kitchens are fitted with solid granite countertops, custom tile backsplashes, upgraded stainless steel appliances, and shaker-style cabinets.

Designed by The Preston Partnership, the development incorporates seven buildings including two four-story podium-style buildings, three three- and four-story wood-framed buildings, and two carriage house buildings. The buildings’ exteriors are designed around a dark color palette using bronze vinyl windows, bronze storefront, and a brick veneer and siding finish.

McShane is currently underway with two additional multi-family developments for South City Partners in Georgia: CroftHouse McDonough, a 280-unit community in McDonough, and Renaissance Park, a 288-unit mixed-use community in Fairburn.

2023 ABC Illinois Excellence in Construction Award

23rd Place at Southbridge received an ABC Illinois Excellence in Construction award in the residential category. Located on Chicago’s Near South Side, 23rd Place at Southbridge strives to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that celebrates diversity. The community features 206 mixed-income apartment units and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space across two buildings. Forty percent of units are affordable at 60 percent of Area Median Income, making the development an option for low-income households. The retail units bring convenience and commerce to the surrounding community and provide jobs for community members. The transit-oriented development is located near the ‘L’ Green and Red Lines, making the property accessible for individuals without cars and lowering the area’s carbon footprint.

McShane Completes The Quin in Schaumburg, Illinois

McShane Construction Company completed the construction of The Quin Apartments for repeat client The Finger Companies. Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, the luxury community incorporates 373 units and numerous amenities.

“It was an honor to work with The Finger Companies on another multi-family project,” shared David Rintz, Regional Vice President – Multi-Family at McShane. “The property, which was previously occupied by an abandoned office park, has been transformed into a beautiful community that enhances the surrounding area.”

Positioned on a 10.6-acre site, the 708,000-square-foot development features four stories of wood frame construction wrapped around a five-story, 802-space precast parking garage with one sub-grade level. Designed to reflect the surrounding area, the building’s façade integrates brick veneer and Hardie paneling.

Units are offered in one- and two-bedroom floorplans, with select floorplans featuring a den. Each unit boasts luxury features including quartz and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, kitchen islands with wine coolers, large bedrooms with walk-in closets, in-unit washers and dryers, and balconies or patios.

The property offers best-in-class amenities including two clubrooms, a fitness center, golf simulator, fully appointed guest suite, catering kitchen, business center, and dog spa. Outside, tenants can enjoy lap and recreational pools, fire pits, grill stations, two gated dog parks, and walking paths.

Niles Bolton Associates provided architectural services for The Quin Apartments.

McShane Completes 40-unit Supportive Housing Residence in Elgin, Illinois

Construction is completed at Hanover Landing, a 40-unit affordable, supportive housing community in Elgin, Illinois, that serves vulnerable populations and individuals with disabilities. McShane Construction Company provided general contracting services on behalf ­of repeat client UPholdings.

“We are proud to serve as UPholdings’ partner on another successful affordable housing community,” shared Susan Uhlarik, Director of Multi-Family at McShane. “Hanover Landing provides adults with disabilities with a permanent home in an environment designed to give them autonomy.”

Located at 711 E. Chicago Street, the three-story wood frame building integrates a brick and Hardie panel exterior. Units are offered in one bedroom, one bathroom floor plans that allow residents to live independently.

Amenities include a community lounge, computer room, fitness center, laundry facilities, and outdoor space.

Services for residents include case management, life skill training, and employment assistance.

“Hanover Landing is the result of years of advocacy, planning, and collaboration with local agencies and finance partners at the local, regional, county, and state level,” said Jessica Hoff Berzac, Co-Founder and Principal of UPholdings. “The Hanover Township housing task force illuminated a critical need for supportive, service-enriched housing, particularly for individuals with special needs, and Hanover Landing was designed to fill this distinct gap.”

Hanover Township partnered with UPholdings and the Housing Opportunity Development Corporation on this development to meet the high need for service-enriched housing in the area. Ecker Center for Behavioral Health will serve as the lead service provider and operate an on-site clinic. Hooker DeJong served as the architect.