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CASA will renovate the 16,000 square-foot building at 2706 Pulaski Highway.  Services will be significantly expanded, allowing CASA to serve an additional 7,000 low-income residents annually, for a total of 11,000 a year.

Programs will include:

  • An on-site vocational training lab with a focus on the healthcare, construction and IT fields;
  • Expansion of employment placement and workforce development programs;
  • Expansion of afterschool and youth leadership development programs;
  • Expansion of ESOL programming to include intermediate and advanced levels;
  • Increased capacity for tax preparation, financial literacy, citizenship classes, and legal services.

As of October 2018, CASA had raised all but $1M towards the project goal! Please help us reach our goal by donating – and leave a legacy for generations to come!

 

 PROJECT BUDGET

Acquisition 683,662
Hard costs 7,413,839
Soft costs 1,900,286
Financing fees 1,532,825
Developer fee 1,590,999
Escrow – future costs 702,886
Total all costs 13,824,496

 

PRINCIPAL FUNDERS

Financing Partners

PNC Bank*

Raza Development Fund**

The Reinvestment Fund***

Twain Financial Partners****

 More than $2,000,000

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Maryland Heritage Structure Historic Tax Credit Program

$1,000,000 to $1,999,999

Baltimore City

State of Maryland

$250,000 to $1,000,000

Baltimore County

France-Merrick Foundation

Under $250,000

Maryland Legal Services Corporation

*New Market Tax Credit Equity Investment Partner

**New Market Tax Credit Allocation

***New Market Tax Credit Allocation and Bridge Loan

****Historic Tax Credit Equity Investment Partner

 PROJECT TEAM

Accounting.  CohnReznick:  Jacen Killebrew, Ira Weinstein

Civil Engineer.  Michael J. Walkley, PA

Environmental Assessment. Remcon3, LLC

Design Architect. JRS Architects: Eric Shore, Ana Castro

General Contractor. Hamel Commercial Inc.

Historic and LEED Architect. Encore Sustainable Design: Ward Bucher, Nakita Reed

Legal. Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP:  Dave Raderman, Steve Goldberg, Terri Zseleczky, Matt Oakey

MEP. BKM

Project Manager. Organizational Assistance LLC: Bob Brehm

Structural Engineer. Albrecht Engineering, Inc.

 

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