Mariner Towers Apartments

The Mariner Towers Apartments located in Buffalo, New York, is a 292-unit family complex that consists of 204 units in four 7-story tower buildings and 88 units in seventeen 2-story town home buildings. There is a mix of one, two, and three bedroom apartments at the complex. 

The substantial rehabilitation included new kitchens, ENERGY STAR appliances, baths, windows, doors, flooring, roofs, elevators, and masonry work. The rehabilitation of the apartments was completed in March of 2014.

Health and safety issues were addressed with the installation of a sprinkler system in the four tower buildings and extensive environmental abatement in all buildings and grounds. Site work included repaved parking lots, landscaping, sidewalks, fencing and new signage, which features the new "Mariner" name signifying a new era for Mariner Towers.

The cost for renovations at the Mariner Towers was $11.8 million. Funding sources included HFA's Tax-exempt Bonds program with 4% LIHTC, an HFA subsidy loan, Homes for Working Families grant, a Federal Home Loan Bank award, HOME Funds from the City of Buffalo and a seller's note.

Sienna provided the following scope of work for this project:

  • Asbestos Inspections
  • Abatement Design
  • Project Monitoring & Air Sampling
  • PCM Laboratory Analysis
  • Asbestos Operations and Management Plan
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