Construction Design & Engineering

Suffolk establishes new Sustainability Group

Boton, MA Suffolk has established its Suffolk Sustainability Group and hired respected sustainability thought leaders to meet its ambitious goal to lead the nation in sustainable planning throughout the entire building lifecycle. Steven Burke will serve as senior director of sustainability for Suffolk and Michael Swenson will assume the role of director of sustainability

2023 in review: Key trends in industrial development - by Parker Snyder

In 2023, demand for distribution and warehouse space stabilized nationwide as a backlog of space from pandemic record highs hit the market and financing became more difficult. However, key regions like New England have continued to see an active industrial market with ongoing demand and low vacancy rates.

Chairman’s Message: ABC MA continues work toward developing pipeline of qualified talent - by Vera Vadeboncoeur

Though it feels like the year just started a few weeks ago, somehow this will be my final message as ABC MA chair. I’m honored to serve as our chapter’s first female chair, and to have that honor in the same year that Maura Healey, the first woman elected governor of Massachusetts, assumed office.

Timberline Construction Corp. to build new 70,000 s/f academic building for Malden Catholic High School

Malden, MA Malden Catholic High School’s (Malden Catholic) expansion plan for its academic and athletic programs has reached a milestone with a demolition ceremony at 50 Crystal St. Timberline Construction Corp. (Timberline) is completing the design-build of a new academic building and indoor athletic facility.

Dellbrook|JKS to reconstruct the Veranda
House on Nantucket

Nantucket, MA On its original site in the island’s downtown district, Dellbrook|JKS is reconstructing the Veranda House, a boutique hotel on 3 Step Lane, with accommodations and views of the harbor.

Brennan Consulting underway on
Binney and MXD substation

Cambridge, MA Brennan Consulting is underway on one of its newest life science projects at 290 Binney St. with A. A. Will and Turner Construction. The MXD Substation Development Plan is the newest life science product to come online in Kendall Sq. where tech, R&D, MIT, and Mass General are building new and repurposing dated structures.

Acella Const. Corp. breaks ground on 17,700 s/f project for Advanced Veterinary Specialty Center of New England

Walpole, MA Acella Construction Corp., a leader in construction management throughout greater Boston, has broken ground on a 17,700 s/f addition to Advanced Veterinary Specialty Center of New England at 2250 Providence Hwy.

Callahan Construction earns Excellence
in Construction Award

Bridgewater, MA According to Callahan Construction Managers, its work on Squirrelwood Apartments has earned an Excellence in Construction Award (EICA) from ABC MA. The EIC awards program is the industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe, and innovative construction projects.

Project of the Month: BW Kennedy & Co. completes construction of Aspen Aerogels’ 59,000 s/f center – designed by Ci Design

Marlborough, MA Houston-based real estate investment and development company, McCord Development, Inc., hired BW Kennedy & Co. and Ci Design to transform an existing 59,000 s/f former retail building into an R&D property for tenant Aspen Aerogels, a technology leader in aerogel-based sustainability and electrification solutions.

Redbrook earns seven Prism Awards from The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

Boston, MA The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) presented Team Redbrook with another seven Prism Awards at a recent awards ceremony. The annual awards celebrate the best of the best in the region’s residential building industry.