Ingerman Announces the Groundbreaking of Birchwood at Whiting

Whiting, NJ – July 26, 2017 – Mayor Kenneth Palmer of Manchester Township, local officials and representatives from the NJHMFA joined Ingerman to celebrate the groundbreaking of Birchwood at Whiting, a senior affordable rental community located in Manchester Township, Ocean County, New Jersey.

Birchwood at Whiting, located on an 8.5 acre site on Route 70, west of Whiting Healthcare Center and northwest of Reserve of Lake Ridge. The community will feature a three-story building consisting of 76 affordable units for seniors (age 55+) and will offer a mix of one- and two-bedroom apartments, including five (5) units set aside for special needs residents with developmental disabilities. Units will have Energy Star appliances, interiors will feature hardwood floors, oversized windows, and tile in the kitchen, foyer and baths. Kitchen amenities will include a full appliance package including a dishwasher and garbage disposal.

"HMFA provided the capital financing required to make Birchwood at Whiting possible by leveraging federal Sandy recovery dollars with our existing programs and financing,” said HMFA Executive Director Marchetta. “The result is a project that helps meet the challenge of affordable housing for seniors, as well as special needs residents.”

All rentals will be affordable to residents at or below 60% of Area Median Income (AMI). The area is close to the New Jersey Pinelands, and Route 70 provides easy access to retail, dining, and recreation facilities. Additionally, the building will feature a community lounge, fitness center, outdoor seating and gardens and a library. The will be full-time management on-site as well as and a supportive services office which will offer a host of resident service programs.

“The growing senior population in Manchester Township has resulted in a strong demand for affordable housing for households fixed incomes,” stated Geoff Long, Developmend Principal at Ingerman, “We are thrilled to be partnering with the town and NJHMFA to provide residents of Whiting and Manchester Township new affordable housing that meets their needs.”

About Ingerman

Founded by M. Brad Ingerman in 1988, Ingerman is a leading developer, builder and manager of award-winning multifamily communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Since its inception, the company has been responsible for the development of more than 100 projects representing 8,400 units with total development costs exceeding $1.4 billion. Ingerman was founded on a guiding principal: to bring together a highly talented and motivated group of real estate professionals to create lasting, quality residential communities that are strategically financed and managed through persistent attention to detail. Today, that mission continues to drive our unwavering focus on delivering high-quality housing and superior services to all of our stakeholders — investors, community partners, and residents.