Project of the Month: Groom Construction and Jumbo Capital, LLC complete 36-unit Penniman on the Park

May 18, 2018 - Construction Design & Engineering





Allston, MA Groom Construction partnered with Jumbo Capital Management, LLC and O’Sullivan Architects on a 36-unit residential condominium building. Penniman on the Park, located near Union Sq., celebrated completion in March, 2018. The 41,000 s/f building is equipped with top shelf finish palettes featuring wood flooring and designer-level kitchen, bath and lighting finishes such as custom cabinetry, quartz countertops and Jenn-Air appliances. The condominium development features 36 units measuring at 1,000 s/f each and includes four penthouse residences with six units designated affordable. Additionally, the building features garage parking, elevator access and is near the Boston Landing MBTA Commuter Rail Station.

The $11 million development is located on a tight urban fill site at 20 Penniman Rd. The 14-month project involved decontamination of the site, dewatering, installation of a water retention system, shoring of sidewalks and a heavy structural foundation, all requiring planning and collaboration with site subcontractor partners.

Groom Construction’s management team included project executive David Groom, project manager Graeme Poole, assistant project manager Mike Allan and project superintendent Stephen Wood. 

David Groom, co-founder and principal said, “The owners and leadership team at Jumbo Capital have been a pleasure to work with during both the preconstruction and construction process. Their professionalism and dedication to a constructive and dynamic team approach created a smooth and enjoyable process and resulted in a well-constructed building we are all proud of.”

Groom Construction Co., Inc. is a full service general contracting firm incorporated in 1985 offering preconstruction, construction management, design-build and general contracting service throughout the U.S. Groom specializes in commercial, retail, institutional and residential work.

Jumbo Capital Management, LLC (Jumbo) is a privately held, value focused, commercial real estate investment firm.

Project team includes: Groom Construction, general contractor; O’Sullivan Architects, architect; Franny’s Landscape Co. Inc., landscaping ; Tocco Building Systems, electrical; Port City Glass, store front; and Dry Air Systems Inc., HVAC.


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