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Loptacong, NJ

Carlson was selected to provide general contracting services for the new luxury apartment community. The 240 unit rental community is divided into 11 structures with 24 – 36 units per building along with an 8,000 square foot community club house with swimming pool.  

 The 3 floors residential buildings are being constructed utilizing conventional wood frame type V construction and pre-engineered floor and roof trusses. The synthetic stone and siding exteriors were designed to fit into the natural rolling and wooded natural landscape in the surrounding area.

Spray applied sound insulation is applied to the underside of the floor decks as well as acoustical mats are installed under the gypsum floor system to ensure maximum STC and IIC ratings for the assembly. Each of the units and common areas contain a 2 hour fire separation wall system.

The high end rental units were designed to utilize a variety of modern luxury interior finishes including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinetry, natural stone tile, luxury vinyl plank flooring and extensive millwork. The common areas of the buildings and elevator lobbies are finished in very similar form as well as extensive wall finishes and treatments. The community clubhouse was designed to create a high end environment for residents and guests to gather as well as housed the community fitness center, management and leasing offices. Amenities included with the community include a large scale swimming with associated lounge deck, dog park, bocce ball courts, sand volley ball courts as well as interconnecting walking trails.

The site work for the project included storm water pollution prevention, mass grading, wet and dry utilities, storm water management system, site concrete walks and curbs, asphalt roadway construction, lighting, monument signs and extensive landscaping.

Each of the residential units included a separate high efficiency gas fired p-tak HVAC systems with individual digital controlled thermostats. The buildings contain common hot and cold water systems with individual metering with remote reading and monitoring for hot and cold water as well as natural gas and electric usage. Common fire alarm and fire protection is being installed throughout the community with centralized monitoring.