LandSouth Construction Starts New Apartment Community In Collegedale

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based general contractor specializing in multifamily developments, announced Tuesday that it has begun construction on Integra Preserve, a new apartment community in Collegedale.

"We are delighted to begin 2014 with this exceptional project," said James Pyle, president and CEO of LandSouth Construction, which also is currently completing several multifamily projects throughout the Southeast. "We are pleased to have been selected to build Integra Preserve as it represents the depth and width of our experience and capabilities.”

Integra Preserve is a gated, garden-style apartment community near Chattanooga, consisting of 220 residences in six apartment buildings and four carriage homes. Panther Chattanooga/Preserves LLC is the developer and Charlan Brock & Associates, Inc. is the architect of the $18,559,252 project. 

Sitting on 14 acres, Integra Preserve will feature one, two and three bedroom apartments ranging from 766 to 1,278 square feet of living space. The apartment homes will have 42-inch cabinets, ceramic tile, French doors, garden tubs and a washer and dryer.

A 4,800 square foot clubhouse and leasing center will compliment a cabana pool pavilion, fitness center, outdoor grill area. Integra Preserve is being built to National Green Building Standards and is expected to be completed in May, 2015. 

LandSouth is currently building multifamily communities in Raleigh, N.C., Jacksonville, Oviedo and Delray Beach, Fla. and just completed Integra Hills in Chattanooga. 

In building Integra Preserve LandSouth Construction is using an integrated approach where each service component works together to provide a seamless delivery system, said officials.

These components have been designed and refined to be complementary, and each is performance-enhanced with proven procedures, tested systems and the latest technologies. By emphasizing results and exceptional service, LandSouth Construction has created a construction process designed to provide the best possible value for its clients. 

For more information call 904.273-6004 or visit www.landsouth.com.


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