Sundt El Paso Completes Chelsea Renovation

 |  Building, Press Release

EL PASO, Texas (December 31, 2019) – Sundt Construction, Inc. recently celebrated the completion of its renovation work on the Chelsea property, a Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) residential community. HACEP Chelsea in El Paso, Texas

“We’re proud of this project and all of our work with the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso,” said Joe Riccillo, project director and El Paso region leader. “Chelsea is an example of our team’s relentless dedication to building spaces that improve people’s quality of life. This property will now provide older adults in our community an updated place to live safely and independently for years to come.”

The $20 million project consisted of renovating an existing 10-story low-income apartment building and associated cottages. Now complete, a total of 199 units were renovated with additional improvements made to the corridors and first floor, as well as the renovation of 131 cottage units. The construction manager at risk project started in December of 2017. El Paso’s Wright & Dalbin Architects, Inc. served as the architect of record.

The renovation of Chelsea is part of HACEP’s initiative to revitalize all affordable housing communities in its portfolio throughout El Paso, using funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program. This is one of Sundt’s eight projects with HACEP. Teams are currently working on renovating Blue Flame, Sun Plaza, Tays and Sherman properties.

Over the past 10 years, Sundt has completed over a billion dollars in project work in the El Paso region. Currently the company is in the process of building Phase 1 of Eastside Regional Park, part of the city’s Quality of Life bond measure. Sundt has offices in El Paso, Fort Worth, Irving and San Antonio and has completed over $3 billion dollars of work throughout the Lone Star state.


About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000+ employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in eight major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is composed of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.



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