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Regency Plaza Completes $14 Million Renovations

On May 17th, Regency Plaza co-owners Richard Lappin and Edward Zuker of Chestnut Hill Realty unveiled more than $14 million in enhancements to their downtown property, set on 5.9 beautiful acres near I-95. Along with 200 guests at the grand opening reception, Mayor Angel Taveras commended them for their design upgrades and continued commitment to Providence. 

Regency Plaza’s three high-rise buildings were built between 1968 and 1972 and house 444 luxury apartments above 38,000 square feet of retail and office space. While the owners have continually invested in the complex since purchasing it 25 years ago, they felt that it was time to meet a new level of expectations. The renovations, which were completed over a 5 year period, include common area improvements designed by Robert Amendolara Associates, along with major infrastructural improvements such as new heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, new sprinkler and fire alarm systems, landscaping, and site lighting. Before the end of the summer, new signs will also be installed on the roof and ground level.

Individual apartments are undergoing renovations when they turn over as well. The luxurious Bentley unit now has hardwood floors, marble baths, and gourmet kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

Residents enjoy luxury amenities year-round. The property boasts a newly designed lounge area with a fireplace, a fitness center, a movie theater, state-of-the art conference rooms, and an internet cafe. It also has an outdoor in-ground pool, grill area, and tennis courts. For more information or to request a tour, visit