Charlestown to Construct New Continuing Care Buildings

CATONSVILE, MD (September 8, 2014) - Charlestown retirement community has received approval from Baltimore County to raze four outdated buildings that serve as residences on its campus and replace them with two updated buildings along with a parking lot expansion.

The construction will cost $70 million, with the first of the two development phases to cost approximately $40 million.

The new buildings will provide 87 short-term rehabilitation and long term care units, 114 assisted living plus memory care units and 96 assisted living units to a total of 321 residents, according to the development plan. The 297 units will accommodate 321 residents and replace a total of 320 rooms with a capacity for 331 residents.

It is expected that 95 parking spaces will be added to a parking lot next to the buildings, according to the plan.

Construction is expected to begin November 2014, with the final site work to be complete in July 2019. Hord Coplan Macht Inc., is the architecture firm designing the project.