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GeerHouse Apartments

Geerhouse is a mixed-use multi-family development with retail at ground level. Located in the Foster and Geer Street Historic District in Downtown Durham, NC, this developmentā€™s central location near jobs, nightlife and entertainment caters towards young professionals.

Clancy & Theys Construction Company is providing construction management services for the 269,000 square foot development with over 13,000 square feet of retail space. The structure includes 5 floors of wood framed construction housing 220 apartment units over four floors of concrete podium with parking, amenity space, and retail space. The apartment complex will include a full courtyard with waterfall fountain and amphitheater seating, grill and bar areas, and a private elevated garden. It will cater to recent professional trends by including private office space and breakout rooms for collaboration. Building amenities will include a dog wash room, yoga room and fitness studio with gym, a lounge, dining areas, and a kitchen.

Extensive preconstruction and logistics planning were required to account for a zero lot line adjacent to existing buildings. The project footprint will include a generator and transformers as well as a pedestrianized community corridor with a large sidewalk and professional landscaping linking Foster Street to Rigsbee Avenue. There will be three levels of parking below grade with 184 spaces.

Renderings courtesy of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture.