Evergreen Completes $2M Renovation of Affordable Community in Racine, Wisconsin
RACINE, WIS. — Evergreen Real Estate Group has completed a $2 million renovation of Durand Plaza, a 72-unit affordable seniors housing community in Racine, approximately 25 miles south of Milwaukee. Evergreen acquired the property in October 2017 and has managed it since then. Durand Plaza comprises four two-story buildings originally constructed in 1970. In addition to the 72 residential units, the property includes a community room with television and shared kitchen, as well as an onsite laundry room. During the remodel, all buildings received new roofs and windows as well as mechanical improvements. Corridors, stairwells and common areas were refreshed with new carpet, paint and lighting. Exterior improvements included repaved parking lots, repaired sidewalks, masonry updates, new perimeter fencing, landscaping, a new monument sign and a new patio with seating that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).