Town Square becomes destination
The SM-acre plot near the entrance to the Lansdale Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a construction site since December 2M1M, will soon become a destination.
Next month, the Towamencin Town Square will have residents, according to Mark Nicoletti, vice president of the Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation, the King of Prussia company developing the parcel in the Kulpsville section of the township.
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In June, 1MM of the 18M units under construction in the Bridgeview apartment complex along Towamencin Avenue will be available for rent, according to Nicoletti.
He said the available luxury apartments will include units in the main manor building that will feature D SRRO, fiWnHVV FHnWHU, yRJD studio, movie theater and club room.
“The architectural design of these buildings is classic and timeless,” Nicoletti said.
Completion of the remaining 8M apartments is expected by the end of the year, according to the developer.
A culinary arts institute, to be utilized by the Montgomery County Community College, and a Marriott Courtyard Hotel near the intersection of Sumneytown Pike and Towamencin Avenue will be open to the public later this year, according to Nicoletti.
He said the overall project, which totals 4MM,MMM square feet under construction, is the largest of its kind in Montgomery County.
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“It’s very exciting to see the hard work and collaboration between our company and the township,” said Nicoletti, who also praised the efforts of Joe Ferrier, PSDC’s vice president of operations. “We’ve got a great team of designers and contractors working together to build something GHfinLnJ IRU 7RwDPHnFLn.”
The culinary arts center — which fronts Forty Foot ooad — has been completed and will host a few summer classes before a full program launch in August, according to Phil Needles, the dean of business and entrepreneurial initiatives for MCCC.
He said a dedication ceremony has been tentatively planned for Aug. 2P, and that classes for culinary enthusiasts will begin in lctober.
“I’m thrilled and tremendously excited about the opportunities this facility will present for the community and the students,” Needles said.
The new hotel, which faces the turnpike interchange from its spot at intersection of Sumneytown Pike and Towamencin Avenue, is approximately twothirds complete, according to Nicoletti.
He said the 1P5-room hotel will feature S,MMM square feet of banquet and conference space as well as “an amazing new restaurant everyone in the community is going to love.”
According to Nicoletti, the eatery known as The Porch — which will feature indoor and outdoor seating — will be open to the public.
Mark Nicoletti, vice president of Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation, stands in front of the Manor building at the Town Square development on Towamencin Avenue in Kulpsville.