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Clark Builders Group Completes 1901 South Charles Street in Baltimore’s Federal Hill Neighborhood

193-Unit Apartment Building Delivered Ahead of Schedule
November 5, 2012

BALTIMORE"On Monday, Clark Builders Group (CBG) completed 1901 South Charles Street, CBG's first collaboration with owner Chesapeake Realty Partners and architect JDavis Architects, two months ahead of schedule. A key component in the South Federal Hill area's ongoing rejuvenation, the community separates the city's east and west halves by anchoring the southernmost end of Charles Street, one of Baltimore's largest and most important streets.

Clark Builders Group Completes 1901 South Charles Street in Baltimore’s Federal Hill Neighborhood Press Release Image

1901 South Charles Street

1901 South Charles is located just steps from the MARC Commuter Rail Facility and just over a mile from Orioles' Park and the Inner Harbor, making it an ideal destination in Baltimore's thriving downtown. The project rests on a challenging urban infill site that previously held abandoned and collapsed commercial structures. In order to remedy the site's difficulties, including soil that lacked sufficient support for the structure, CBG implemented a "geo-piers" foundation using compressed stone columns to more efficiently transfer the weight of foundations to the soil.

"We are thrilled with the success of 1901 South Charles," said Keith Anderson, president of Clark Builders Group. "This project was the beginning of a great relationship with Chesapeake Realty Partners and with its LEED Gold certification is a wonderful, sustainable addition to the Baltimore market."

Clark Builders Group (CBG) worked diligently to preserve historical remnants of the original buildings and incorporate these elements in the new apartments. For instance, some of the original building's brick and several steel columns were incorporated as features in the new courtyard, which has its own cutting-edge outdoor audio/video system.

The upscale apartments earned LEED Gold certification and feature EnergyStar rated units and appliances, a light-colored roof, water-efficient plumbing and irrigation systems, and high performance windows.

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About Clark Builders Group

As one of the largest multifamily builders in the nation, Clark Builders Group (CBG) is one of the nation's premier builders of luxury apartments, military family housing, and mixed-use communities. CBG has constructed more than 60,000 homes since its founding in 1992 and boasts an extensive portfolio of nationally acclaimed, award-winning communities on both coasts. CBG is an affiliate of the Clark Construction Group, one of the nation's oldest and largest private general contractors. For more information, visit www.clarkbuildersgroup.com