ENGLEWOOD, NJ - This project entailed renovating approximately 10,000 SF of Elisabeth Morrow School's Lower School and an addition of a 720 SF solarium. The new facility, designated as Innovation Alley, is a place where students can problem solve and invent as part of EMS's STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) curriculum.
NEWARK, NJ - We recently completed this gymnasium for the students attending Great Oaks Legacy Charter School in Newark, New Jersey. The project consisted of raising the bowed wood roof trusses of the existing annex building eight feet and converting the building into a gymnasium. Additionally, we preformed an interior renovation of several classrooms within the charter school.
We recently renovated the Biology and Physics Laboratories at Saint Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, New Jersey for the Archdiocese of Newark. We demolished the existing spaces and created a new layout which includes new underground plumbing and electric, modern laboratory stations, equipment storage rooms, acoustical ceilings and window treatments. Construction was completed during the summer months, ready for the opening of school in September. Previously, we completed their Media Center and Locker Room Renovation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Woodbury Bunting Cobb Residence Hall renovations consisted of 16,000 SF of area to include the main entrance, two lounges, & two study rooms. Additionally, this fast-tracked project also consisted of demolition of the front entrance, asbestos abatement, a new front entrance addition inclusive of store front and automatic entrance doors. The work was completed in three months during the summer break and opened just in time for the new school year.
NEWARK, NJ – Phelps Construction Group was proud to complete the second project of Teachers Village at Four Corners’, ‘Building Five’, a five-story, 40,000 SF charter school with first floor retail space. ‘Building Five’ currently houses the Great Oaks Academy and the Chen School daycare which along with ‘Building Two’ serves about 800 students from kindergarten through eighth grade and 150 children in daycare.
WYCKOFF, NJ - This project entailed building a new lake pavilion on the northern shore of Spring Lake located at the Wyckoff Family YMCA. This two story facility, which is clad in a stone veneer and clapboard siding, features a commercial kitchen, bathrooms, life guard offices and a general purpose program space on the second floor. This project was completed in May of 2012.
Franklin Lakes, NJ - This project entails renovating an existing building owned by the Borough of Franklin Lakes. Approximately 16,000 SF will be converted into a recreation center containing a gymnasium, four (4) classrooms to hold aerobic exercise programs, and locker rooms including showers. When complete the Wyckoff Family YMCA will manage the space.
NEWARK, NJ – Phelps Construction Group and KSS Architects partnered together to design and construction of TEAM Academy Charter School‘s new school on Littleton Avenue. The new 104,000 SF charter school has provided nearly 540 high school students with science labs for biology, physics, and chemistry, a library. Additionally, the classrooms have been completed with all the latest technology.
The innovative design of the school, incorporated two two-story bridge trusses over the two story gymnasium which supports the additional floors above. The new gymnasium and athletic field is utilized by the students and the members of the community which have been granted access during non-school hours. Moreover, the Littleton Avenue school has become a focal attraction to both the students and the community.
NEWARK, NJ - Phelps is proud to be working for TEAM Academy Charter Schools once again with the construction of a 7,800 square foot, one story gymnasium addition to their existing middle school. The gymnasium will feature sports flooring, divider curtains, and new gym equipment. Expected completion is Summer 2015.
NEWARK, NJ - This existing 124,107 SF building sits on 2.2 acres at the intersection of 18th Avenue and Elizabeth Street. The original structure was built in 1876 and later renovated in 1923. Until the end of the 2012 school year, the building was in use by the Newark Public School System.
The future tenant, TEAM Academy Charter Schools currently has five schools on five campuses in Newark serving students in grades Kindergarten through 12th.
We were brought on board by the Friends of TEAM Academy in the Pre-Construction Phase of this project in order to provide a comprehensive budget, constructability review and value engineering. We have also been selected as the General Contractor to historically restore the facade and historically preserve the "historic fabric" of the school.
When complete the building will accommodate one elementary school and one middle school with an expected student population of 1,000.
PISCATAWAY, NJ - This project consisted of the demolition of an existing environmental natural resource lab and reconstruction into a computer lab. It also involved the expansion of the existing environmental natural resources server room.
PISCATAWAY, NJ - This high profile project included the renovations and fit out of conference rooms and the President’s dining room which was previously destroyed by fire. The President’s dining room features extensive high end millwork and finishes.
KEAN UNIVERSITY - UNION, NJ - This fast track project involved the complete enclosure of an interior courtyard at the University Center Building and the fit-out of this space along with multiple adjacent areas. The Skyroom serves as a game room for the students, offering everything from traditional pool tables, ping pong and foosball, to a completed state of the art video gaming area featuring multiple wii stations. The Skyroom has become one of the main gathering centers for the students at Kean University.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Located in the lower level of the Franklin Commons Medical Office Building, this project is a 10,000-square-foot learning facility for Childtime Learning Center, a subsidiary of Learning Care Group, Inc. Childtime strives to create a home-like setting to foster the development of the whole child, offering services from child care to school-age education for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. The facility features classrooms, offices, a full service kitchen and an outside playground.
WAYNE, NJ - This exciting project entailed the addition of an early education center to the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest New Jersey. The addition consisted of new classrooms along with renovations to the existing facility. Also included in the project were extensive site upgrades including the addition of a new playground facility. Established in 1970, the Boys and Girls Club mission statement is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
RUTGERS STADIUM - PISCATAWAY, NJ - This project entailed the complete demolition and reconstruction of both the home and visitors coaches boxes at Rutgers Stadium. It was one of the first steps in moving forward with the complete renovation of Rutgers University’s Football Stadium.
NEWARK, NJ – Phelps Construction Group was incredibly proud to participate in the revitalization of the City of Newark, NJ. One of the nation’s major air, shipping, and rail hubs, Newark is now home to ‘Teachers Village at Four Corners’-a major urban renewal project housing charter schools, apartments for educators and a new retail corridor. Phelps was awarded the first project, ‘Building Two’, a four-story 104,000 SF charter school building with first floor retail space. This project is part of Newark’s greater plan to revitalize the city by bringing in new businesses along with 224 housing units to accommodate teachers in an effort to further improve area schools. Phelps Construction Group was also proud to be awarded the second project of Teachers Village at Four Corners’, ‘Building Five’.
RUTHERFORD, NJ – This exciting project awarded through the Arch Diocese of Newark consisted of an addition which now houses a gathering space and a new elevated entrance plaza. The interior of the church was extensively renovated to reconfigure of the Nave and Sanctuary areas and new cedar ceilings and marble floors and walls were installed. A new Steeple was also to be added to the church.