Posts Categorized: Sustainability

RIO VISTA GOES SOLAR AND ACHIEVES NATIONAL GREEN CERTIFICATION

November 13, 2017 Albuquerque, NM – WISHROCK celebrates its first Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development in New Mexico: Rio Vista Apartments. The most visible measure is an on-site solar array that will help transition the property to a clean energy future. Numerous other building improvements – including resilient flooring, ENERGY STAR appliances, a cutting edge… Read more »

PRESERVING ENERGY EFFICIENT HOUSING FOR MARYLAND FAMILIES

9/29/2017 Edgewood, MD – Yesterday, WISHROCK celebrated Windsor Valley Apartments as an Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development—one of five properties in our portfolio to be awarded this national green building designation. Windsor Valley is a multifamily affordable housing community in Edgewood, Maryland. All 291 apartment homes benefited from a complete rehabilitation to preserve affordable, healthy housing for… Read more »

PRESERVING GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS

Portland, ME – Today, WISHROCK celebrated its first Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development in Maine: Loring House Apartments. This historic building, formerly Portland City Hospital, underwent a complete transformation to preserve affordable, healthy housing and to lower utility costs. WISHROCK partnered with the Portland Housing Authority, the City of Portland, HUD, Northern New England Housing… Read more »

Preserving History for Generations

Loring House National Register of Historic Places Reference #85000612 May 22, 2017 Portland, ME – WISHROCK is thrilled to be celebrating our fifth Enterprise Green Communities Certified* project: Loring House. This historic structure, formerly Portland City Hospital, was a unique challenge, but revealed an even greater opportunity. This 4-story, 104-unit property underwent a complete transformation… Read more »

SUPPORTING GREEN HOUSING FOR SENIORS

Towson, MD – WISHROCK celebrates Tabco Towers as its latest Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development. The company recently completed its first comprehensive green redevelopment serving low-income elderly and disabled residents. This 22 story, 200-unit property underwent a complete transformation to preserve affordable, healthy housing and to lower utility costs. WISHROCK partnered with the State of… Read more »

MD lawmakers eye energy efficiency boost by Timothy B. Wheeler

Hogan administration had opposed raising goal Trisha Miller of WISHROCK, an affordable housing developer, explains the benefits of Maryland’s EmPOWER energy efficiency incentive program at a press conference in Baltimore. (Timothy B. Wheeler) Even as Maryland lawmakers face a decision on whether to try to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a renewable energy measure,… Read more »

GAINING GROUND: ENERGY EFFICIENT HOUSING IN MARYLAND

December 15, 2016 Edgewood, MD – Today, WISHROCK celebrates Windsor Valley Apartments as its latest Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development. Windsor Valley is a multifamily affordable housing community in Edgewood, Maryland. This 291-unit community benefited from a complete rehabilitation, which lowered utility costs and preserved affordable, healthy homes for families. WISHROCK partnered with the State… Read more »

Redeveloping Green in Maryland

Posted By Lindsay Ponta on Sep 6, 2016 When Wishrock set out to redevelop Timbercroft Townhomes just northwest of Baltimore, it had multiple, challenging goals. It was committed to keeping the community – 284 units spread over more than 20 buildings – affordable. It had to meet the previous owner’s tight timeline for selling. And… Read more »

WISHROCK CELEBRATES GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMMUNITY

  Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Owings Mills, MD – Today, Wishrock celebrates its first Enterprise Green Communities Certified* development, Timbercroft Townhomes. Timbercroft is a multifamily affordable housing development in Owings Mills, Maryland, which was recently redeveloped — resulting in reduced energy use, improved building durability, and a healthier living environment. Wishrock received support from the… Read more »

The Forefront of Sustainability, Affordable Housing News

“The Wishrock Housing Group is a national housing investor and developer focused solely on acquisition and rehabilitation. The firm benefits affordable and workforce housing communities by providing much-needed upgrades to properties, including improved water and energy efficiency. These efforts make the Wishrock Housing Group a dedicated player when it comes to sustainability and adding to… Read more »