Berks Heim Nursing Facility

The Berks Heim nursing facility is the county-owned skilled nursing facility in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Burkey Construction Co. is construction manager in a joint venture to build this $35,000,000 project that started in March 2003 and is currently under construction.

This 420-bed skilled nursing facility includes approximately 260,000 square feet of resident living areas, kitchen and dining facilities, and nursing and administrative areas. Included in the facility is a 60-bed Alzheimer’s unit.

Pre-construction services have been ongoing since 2001. A unique feature of the Berks Heim nursing facility will be an in-house laundry capable of serving all adjacent county facilities, including the County Youth Center and the Berks County Prison

Client: County of Berks
Architects:  L. Robert Kimball
Cost: $35,000,000
Burkey’s Role: Agency Construction Manager/Joint Venture
Scope: New construction of 260,000 square foot 420-bed skilled nursing facility