FORT RUCKER, Alabama–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of its Rucker Communities military housing partnership with the U.S. military, Corvias, completed the renovation of 108 homes in Fort Rucker, Ala., home to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence with a stationing population of more than 24,000, including service members and their families . In total, Corvias, a long-term solutions and management partner of the U.S. Army, completed the upgrade of 1,350 homes as part of its multi-year, multiple installation to improve and reinvest in onsite communities.
“We understand how to address aging and outdated infrastructure issues, and we are committed to improving military housing,” said Peter Sims, managing director of Corvias. “This recent 108-home completion in the Munson Heights neighborhood takes homes built in the 1950s and modernizes them with military- and family-friendly materials and aesthetics.” At Fort Rucker and in conjunction with the U.S. military, Corvias operates and maintains three community centers and more than 1,400 homes with 44 floor plan options ranging from two to four bedrooms.
The duplex homes that are part of the Munson Heights neighborhood have undergone major renovations to reflect a more contemporary open floor plan. Updates included front and back porches, dedicated laundry rooms, new flooring, roofing, windows, gables, driveways, landscaping, exterior siding, and more efficient air conditioning units.
“We are working with the Military Housing Office and our housing partner Corvias to ensure that homes and residents are supported today and in the future,” said Colonel Robert J. Holcombe, Commanding Officer of the garrison. “These renovations illustrate our commitment and will further improve the quality of life of our residents.
The completion of this project at Fort Rucker is part of a larger initiative to advance energy conservation within Corvias communities and the U.S. military that is expected to generate $240 million in revenue. future utility savings over 30 years at its facilities and support the energy resilience of the Department of Defense. Goals.
As part of ensuring service members and families residing in on-post accommodations are happy and have a way to provide direct feedback, Garrison Commander Col. Robert J. Holcombe conducted a mobile town hall on September 26 through the Munson Heights neighborhood.
“I think we have a great housing partner at Corvias – most people are very satisfied with their housing experience at Fort Rucker,” said Maj. Gen. Michael C. McCurry, Aviation Center of Excellence of the U.S. Army and Commanding General of Fort Rucker, who led USAACE, Garrison, Corvias, and Lyster Army Health Clinic leaders across the neighborhood.
Current survey data collected at the end of maintenance orders reflects a resident satisfaction score of 88% (4.39 out of 5) as of August 25, 2022. Areas for improvement include landscaping and facades of buildings, which require periodic cleaning due to humidity and climatic conditions. Demand for on-site housing in Fort Rucker is consistently high with current rates over 99% and a waiting list.
Corvias hosts a variety of special events for residents of Fort Rucker throughout the year. This fall, residents can enjoy events such as Fall Carnival, Movie Night, Trivia Night, Holiday Crafts, Meet Mickey and Minnie and more. Residents should check the Resident Portal for details.
As a privately held company headquartered in Warwick, RI, Corvias partners with higher education and government institutions nationwide to solve their most critical systemic issues and create long-term sustainable value through to its unique approach to partnerships. Corvias pursues the types of partnerships that materially and sustainably improve the quality of life of the people who inhabit its communities, deliberately choosing to partner with organizations that share its values and whose mission is to serve as building blocks, or pillars , of the nation. To learn more, please visit: www.corvias.com.
About Corvias and Military Housing
Corvias Management – Army, LLC and its higher education management subsidiary apply their resident-focused approach to providing housing, maintenance, and support operations to the military and academic communities to create safe, high-quality places to live, learn, work and interact. Together they manage 42,000 residential units, totaling approximately 50 million square feet of real estate across ten US states and the District of Columbia, including seven military installations and 15 universities.