The Children’s Workshop

Lincoln, Rhode Island

Located in a busy office park environment, The Children’s Workshop in Lincoln was the oldest, signature location of this multisite for-profit provider. Designed decades ago, the space created challenges with full licensing compliance. Further, the space inhibited quality and reduced operating efficiency.

Year Completed2017
Project TypeRenovation of existing child care
space to address issues caused
by 2014 remeasurement process
Total Development Cost$710,193
Sources of
Funds/Capital Stack
LISC Predevelopment Grants
Private Funding
Square Footage15,271 SF
# of Children164 (133 improved slots, 31 new
slots created)
# of Classrooms5 infant/toddler classrooms
4 preschool/pre-k classrooms
2 school age classrooms
Construction Cost/Child$4,330/child
Construction Cost/SF$46/SF

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