Construction Design & Engineering

AGC MA expands program with students at Mattahunt Elementary

Boston, MA The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) has completed the expansion of a program it established during the current school year with fifth and sixth-grade students at Mattahunt Elementary School in Mattapan to increase awareness of professional STEM careers in the construction industry.

Colantonio adds four to staff: Koenig, Hack, Woodland and Burcham

Holliston, MA Construction manager Colantonio Inc. has completed four recent additions to its team: assistant project managers Derek Koenig and Alexander Hack and assistant superintendents Steven Woodland and Christian Burcham.

Pegasystems’ Edge Center for Innovation wins “Best New Small Workplace” Award at CoreNet New England Gala

Cambridge, MA Software powerhouse Pegasystems was honored with the “Best New Small Workplace” award at CoreNet New England’s Awards of Excellence Gala on Thursday, April 27th. The annual event highlights the year’s top-performing people, firms, and projects within New England’s corporate real estate culture.

Finegold Alexander selected as architect for Beverly City Hall renovation

Beverly, MA Finegold Alexander Architects has been selected to lead the design and construction of the Beverly City Hall renovation. Constructed in 1785, the building was originally the Andrew Cabot Mansion and was later converted to Beverly City Hall in 1841.

MassDevelopment provides $2.75m to Cougar Capital to renovate and convert industrial building in Leominster, MA

Leominster, MA MassDevelopment has provided $2.75 million in loan financing to 34 Tremaine Street, LLC, an affiliate of Cougar Capital Management, to renovate and convert a historic and long-vacant former industrial building at 34 Tremaine St. into 17 market-rate apartments.

Olshan Properties’ Canopy by Hilton honored with New Build of the Year

Boston, MA Olshan Properties’ one-year-old Canopy by Hilton Boston Downtown, which officially opened in March 2022, has been awarded with one of the global hotel brand’s top honors in the branded category of New Build of the Year.

Skanska awarded $39m contract to design and reconstruct Maffa Way and Mystic Ave. bridges

Boston, MA Skanska has been awarded a contract by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to carry out the $39 million design and reconstruction of the Maffa Way and Mystic Ave. Bridges located in Boston and Somerville. The project will improve transit across two of the most highly trafficked roadways

Jewett Const. promotes Weeks and Warner

Fremont, NH Jewett Construction has promoted Nate Weeks and Jon Warner to new positions within the company. Weeks will be taking on the role of director of estimating, and Warner will be stepping into the position of project executive.

Plymouth Solar Energy names Aborn president

Plymouth, MA Greg Aborn has been promoted to president of Plymouth Solar Energy, according to Fred Paris, CEO and founder of the company. Plymouth Solar is a regional leader in the installation and maintenance of commercial

ABC Chairman’s Message: During Mental Health Awareness Month, make mental health part of your company’s safety program

Few in construction would dispute that the eight million people the industry employs nationwide are our most valuable asset. These men and women use tools every day. In May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, we focus on making sure they have the tools they need for suicide prevention and to enhance their mental health.