Construction Design & Engineering

Dussault joins J. Calnan & Associates as director of engineering services

Boston, MA According to J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A), Peter Dussault, P.E. has joined the team as director of engineering services.  Dussault has over 25 years of engineering and consulting experience in the construction industry.

Acella Construction creates two new lab spaces at Clark University

Worcester, MA Acella Construction Corp. completed a major renovation that created two new lab spaces at Clark University, located at 950 Main St. The project encompassed the conversion of an existing library into two laboratories as well as offices, conference rooms, and a student lounge.

ARCO National partners with DHL Supply Chain to add 27,000 s/f of warehouse space

Bow, NH ARCO National Construction is partnering with DHL Supply Chain to add 27,000 s/f of warehouse space to their facility. The existing 244,000 s/f facility currently stores all of the wine and spirits sold by the New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) at 67 NH Liquor & Wine Outlets and to 6,200 licensees across the state.

Thomas Douglas Architects and River Valley Co-op honored with design awards from Western Massachusetts Chapter of the AIA

East Hampton, MA Thomas Douglas Architects designed a building for the River Valley Co-op’s new location that celebrates the store’s values and commitment to strengthening the connections between consumers and the rich network of local and organic products in the Pioneer Valley.

Charles Construction completes 10,000 s/f dialysis unit for Lahey

Burlington, MA Charles Construction Company, Inc. has completed the Christopher Y. Ying Dialysis unit for Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. This 10,000 s/f on-campus medical fit-out is located on the 5th floor within Lahey Hospital & Medical Center complex on Mall Rd.

Roger Williams University and D.F. Pray launch career training and scholarship program

Seekonk, MA Roger Williams University and D.F. Pray General Contractors are launching a career training and scholarship program to develop talent and support underrepresented students majoring in construction management.  According to the university, D.F. Pray’s commitment of $100,000 to establish the D.F. Pray Scholars Program at RWU.

Jewett Construction completes renovation for Gengras Motor Cars

East Hartford, CT In October of 2022 Jewett Construction teamed up with Gengras Motor Cars to renovate their Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Volkswagen dealerships. The Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram facility finished its fully occupied renovation without disturbing Gengras’ ability to execute sales and was completed in January.

Sacks and Pieleanu to lead Acentech’s new architectural acoustics group

Cambridge, MA Acentech has promoted Jonah Sacks and Ioana Pieleanu to lead the firm’s architectural acoustics group, one of the largest acoustics practices in the United States. Sacks and Pieleanu are both expert acousticians and highly trained musicians.

Norman joins Klopfer Martin Design Group as senior associate

Boston, MA Klopfer Martin Design Group (KMDG) has hired Daniel Norman as senior associate. With a complementary portfolio of work, he will help expand KMDG’s presence in New England. His joining the firm adds a further degree of senior-level design talent to the team benefiting the firm’s clients.

RCS’ products crucial to unique new Boston skyscraper at BU

Boston, MA When the ribbon was cut to celebrate the opening of Boston University’s new Center for Computing & Data Sciences last month, it fell away onto a crucial but often overlooked element of the ambitious project: The engineered soils used throughout the site and even on the roof. The architecture, by KPMB Architects of Toronto, is said to look like a stack of books.