Enso Village and The Weitz Company Complete Topping Off Ceremony For The Zen-Inspired Community in Sonoma County, California

August 17, 2022  /  News Blog,

Topping Off Ceremony offered future residents and workers on site a chance to celebrate progress on the project to date and marked the completion of the concrete structure on phase 1 of the project.

Healdsburg, CA – A topping off ceremony was held on July 27, 2022 at the construction site of Enso Village, a Zen-Inspired Community. This ceremony celebrated the completion and “topping off” of phase 1 of the concrete structure. As part of the ceremony, future residents of Enso Village were invited to sign the beam before it was raised on to the structure itself, adding a special significance to the event.

Rick Pusch, Superintendent, was available on site during the topping off ceremony to give tours to residents, and a special lunch was provided to the work crew and attendees of the ceremony.

The Weitz Company is excited to be a part of bringing the Enso Village Community to life and changing the landscape of what Senior Living can offer to their residents.

Rick Pusch, Superintendent, The Weitz Company

Located on 16 acres in Sonoma County, California, Enso Village will feature 221 independent living units, 30 assisted living units, and 24 memory care units. Amenities will include a variety of dining options, performance venue, fitness center, salon, Hydrotherapy spa, heated indoor pool, walking paths, and electric car charging stations. Residents will be invited to practice meditation in the centrally located meditation hall with Senior Zen Center practitioners, who will be in residence. Residents will also have access to classes, workshops, retreats, and the opportunity to garden and cook together.

Over 198,000 work hours have been completed on the project to date, with an estimated project completion scheduled in October 2023. There are 17 active trade partners working on the site in variety of disciplines, and so far the project has utilized 4 million pounds of rebar, 100,000 lineal feet of post-tension cable, and 22,946 cubic yards of concrete.

About Enso Village

Enso Village is a Zen-Inspired Community currently under construction in Healdsburg, CA, with a focus on mindful aging, the joys of nature, environmental stewardship, contemplative care and healthy life choices for adults 60+. It’s a collaboration between the San Francisco Zen Center and The Kendal Corporation.

About The Weitz Company

The Weitz Company was founded in 1855, and is a national, full-service general contractor, design-builder and construction manager that serves all 50 U.S. states. Weitz is the sixth oldest Architecture/Engineering/Construction firm in the United States. More information at weitz.com.