The Woda Group Inc., an Ohio-based property development firm specializing in affordable housing design, construction and management the water corporate companies, has completed 57 apartments on South Second Street for seniors to provide them with affordable housing.
Barley Square is located on the northeast corner of South Second and Chestnut streets. The property address is 125 South Second Street, near the campus of Reading Area Community College, but the main entrance is on Chestnut Street. A parking lot is located behind the structure.
Barley Square, a four-story building, which sits on the site of the former Garden State Tanning, features 57 one- and two-bedroom apartments for low-income seniors.
Plans for the $10.8-million project were first presented to city officials more than a decade ago. Woda Group Inc. is an Ohio-based property development firm specializing in affordable housing design, construction and management. The group owns and manages about 300 apartment complexes across 15 states totaling over 12,000 units.
Along with the one and two bedroom apartments, Barley Square features a community room with kitchenette, grandchild play room, exercise room, laundry, storage units, and an outdoor terrace on the 4th level of the building.