The Birches at Schoharie (Accepting Applications)
192 Main St
Schoharie, NY 12157

The Birches at Schoharie (Accepting Applications)

Schoharie Senior Housing is the latest concept from Birchez Associates, award-winning developers of affordable housing. The plan calls for 72 elegant affordable senior-housing apartments situated on Main Street—near the Central Business District. Floor plans for the cottages and first floor apartments of the main building include an outdoor patio/deck, while second floor apartments will benefit from a balcony/deck. Also located at the rear of the garden-style building will be gardening plots with raised vegetation beds, and a landscaped recreation area for resident gatherings. The community will also include 72 on-site parking spaces for residents and guests. 

Housing Details
• 60 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom apartments (two-bedroom units in separate garden-style cottages)
• All fully ADA handicap accessible
• State-of-the-art e-call systems in bed and bath directly notify first responders, including onsite staff
• LEED green building-design standards, Energy Star components use 20% to 30% less energy than New York State requirements
• Amenities include a crafts/game room, computer center, community room, home theater, and two-story lobby

Birchez’s Schoharie First Local Community Contracting Plan
• Encourages local contractors and suppliers to participate in bidding process
• Creates micro-business opportunities
• 110 jobs created during construction – including laborers, service providers and suppliers

Economic Impact
• $9 million-plus construction value
• $2.78 million in local wages and salaries during construction
• $1.24 million ripple effect of spending income from local wages and salaries