Project of the Month: HDS Architecture, The Dolben Co. and Pilot Construction begin work on Caro at Tuscan Village

March 18, 2022 - Construction Design & Engineering

Salem, NH According to HDS Architecture, Inc. (HDS),Caro, a new residential community at Tuscan Village, is under construction. Site development work began in September, 2021 with completion anticipated in fall of 2023. The Dolben Company, Inc. is the developer. Pilot Construction, Inc. is the general contractor.



Located on 7.7 acres, the Caro site was formerly home to the Rockingham Park horse racing establishment, and will be part of Tuscan Village, the largest mixed-use lifestyle center in New Hampshire. Tuscan Village is located within a half-mile of New Hampshire’s largest shopping destination, the 1 million s/f mall at Rockingham Park. Caro will be the second luxury residential community at Tuscan Village developed by The Dolben Co. with HDS Architecture and Pilot Construction.

Caro consists of 260 apartment units surrounding a landscaped amenity-filled courtyard, including a swimming pool, BBQ stations, fire pit and exterior turf areas for outdoor games. A clubhouse in the building will feature a common-use lounge, game room, we-work stations, fitness center and large multi-use conference room. Additional community amenities include a roof top deck, a dog wash with grooming space, as well as an automated package management system.

Apartment features include granite counters, fully appliance kitchens with stainless steel front appliances, in-home washer/dryers, and a private balcony or patio.

Hans Strauch, president of HDS Architecture, said “We are thrilled to be designing another residential community for The Dolben Company at Tuscan Village. We are looking forward to the realization of this vibrant new high quality development.”

The project team included: 

  • Pilot Construction Inc. - General Contractor
  • HDS Architecture - Architect
  • 5 Seven Exteriors - Exterior Siding
  • GPI - Site Engineers and Land Surveyors
  • SL Chasse Steel - Structural Steel
  • S.E. & D., Inc - Electrical Contractor


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