Construction Design & Engineering

Goncalves restores historic First Parish building into 20 apartments

BROCKTON, MA Developer Joseph Goncalves completed the renovation of the historic First Parish Building and is set to open this month. The three-story building, once condemned and a priority for redevelopment, will contribute to the transformation of downtown, into a 24-hour, live/work/visit destination.

Connolly Brothers completes new renovations at Boston College

BEVERLY, MA Connolly Brothers, a construction management, planning, design, and development firm for private, commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, has completed two major projects for Boston College, the latest in a long line of work that Connolly has done on behalf of Boston’s Jesuit university.

Brennan Consulting provides construction layout, steel framing and curtainwall layouts in the pharma markets

No real estate sector is recession proof, but the Commonwealth’s life sciences are poised to weather a downward throttling economy. Resilience has been attributed to continued growth through market cycles, sublease activity, access to top institutions, and ample funding.

Project of the Month: Arcadis IBI Group completes restoration and repair of Boston’s iconic Christian Science Plaza

Boston, MA Arcadis IBI Group has completed a multi-year restoration and repair project for the Christian Science Plaza, one of Boston’s most iconic urban landscapes. The Reflecting Pool, a defining feature of the plaza, reopened to the public after vast infrastructure improvements and design enhancements,

Lee Kennedy Co., Inc. completes Boston Arts Academy’s new $117 million building

BOSTON, MA Lee Kennedy Co., Inc., has completed construction on Boston Arts Academy’s new $117 million school building across from the Fenway Park at 174 Ipswich St. More space was a priority for the city’s only public school for the visual and performing arts.

Helge-Gansett hosts kick-off ceremony for the construction of SORA Revere

REVERE, MA Helge-Gansett hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on SORA Revere. Located at 93 Bennington St., SORA is a 7-story, 114-unit living community, designed to work within this transformative neighborhood.

Cocker, Kunz, and Pelletier take helm at Maugel DeStefano Archts.

HARVARD, MA Principals of Maugel DeStefano Architects Jonathan Cocker, Mike Kunz, and Mark Pelletier have become equal majority shareholders of the firm. In January 2023, after 30 years as founder and president, Brent Maugel will step away from day-to-day operations and move to an advisory role serving as a design influencer on major projects.

Nauset breaks ground on Acorn Holdings’ 49-unit 605 Concord

Cambridge, MA 605 Concord, a mixed-use transit-oriented development will deliver 49 apartment units above 2,500 s/f of street-level retail space to the Fresh Pond neighborhood.

Groundbreaking held for 11,450 s/f DCAMM facility - design by EDM

Northborough, MA The new DCAMM (Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance) Surplus Properties Facility is the first of its kind when it comes to sustainable features. And EDM is the fuel behind it all.

D.F. Pray promotes Raposa to chief financial officer

Seekonk, MA D.F. Pray General Contractors has promoted Jared Raposa to chief financial officer from his previous position as vice president of finance.