Construction Design & Engineering

JCJ Architecture hires Chou and Bordwell

Hartford, CT JCJ Architecture (JCJ),has hired Shaowen Chou, AIA, LEED AP as associate principal and senior project manager, and Raymond Bordwell, FAIA, LEED AP as principal and community market sector leader.

Market Square Archs. names Brown as associate

Portsmouth, NH Market Square Architects, PLLC, has hired Ben Brown as the firm’s first associate. Currently serving as director of business development and marketing, Brown will continue in this role while also advancing the firm’s operational and strategic planning efforts.

Tighe & Bond promotes new senior vice presidents and vice presidents

Westfield, MA Tighe & Bond has promoted five employees to vice president in recognition of outstanding project and client management skills in addition to leadership and organizational impact. Additionally, the firm has elevated Margo Armstrong to senior VP and chief human resources officer

Commonwealth Building hires Alessandrini

Quincy, MA Commonwealth Building, a leading construction firm, has appointed John Alessandrini as its newest project executive. With a 38-year career in the construction industry, Alessandrini brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the team.

Margulies Perruzzi expands healthcare studio

Boston, MA Margulies Perruzzi (MP) has expanded its healthcare studio with the addition of Milly Baker as senior medical planner, and the promotions of John Fowler to director of healthcare and Julia Donahue to job captain.

Bourassa joins North Branch Construction as safety director

Concord, NH North Branch Construction has welcomed Holly Bourassa as the firm’s new safety director. Bourassa joins North Branch upon the retirement of the former safety director, Rich LeVinus.

Kennerly named director of operations at Capstone Communities

Newton, MA Capstone Communities LLC has hired William Kennerly for the new role of director of operations. In this role, Kennerly will work closely with Capstone principal Jason Korb, where he will be responsible for the management and oversight of the daily operations of all Capstone properties

RODE Architects promotes five to leadership positions

Boston, MA RODE Architects has completed five promotions as the firm deepens its leadership team and diversifies its project portfolio. Michael DelleFave has been named studio director; Lucas Herringshaw and Ruthie Kuhlman

Kehoe joins Consigli as director of advanced technology

Milford, MA According to Consigli Construction Co., Inc., James Kehoe has joined the firm as director of advanced technology. In this new role, Kehoe will lead Consigli’s growth and business development strategy in the advanced technology market.

ABC MA chairman’s message: Fighting exclusionary project labor agreements

New data show that nearly 90% of U.S. construction workers choose not to join a union. In Massachusetts, it’s more than 82%, according to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics data analyzed by The open shop numbers are even higher among African-American construction workers.