Evergreen Real Estate Group to Upgrade, Expand Seniors Housing Community in Naperville, Illinois
NAPERVILLE, ILL. — Evergreen Real Estate Group has unveiled plans to upgrade and expand Martin Avenue Apartments, a 122-unit affordable seniors housing community in Naperville. The $38.6 million project will be completed in partnership with the community’s owner, Naperville Elderly Homes Inc. The units will be upgraded with new bathrooms, flooring, light fixtures and air-conditioning units. A new five-story wing will add 68 more units. Construction is scheduled to begin late this spring with completion slated for late 2019 for the existing structure and mid-2020 for the new wing.
Evergreen Construction Co. and Wight Construction Services are the general contractors for the project. Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects is the project architect. Evergreen will continue to oversee operations after the renovations are complete. Working in partnership with the Illinois Housing Development Authority, U.S. Bancorp CDC and Wintrust Bank, Evergreen secured nearly $20 million in low-income housing tax credit equity to help finance the project. Other financial partners included the city of Naperville, DuPage County and the DuPage Housing Authority.