Construction Design & Engineering

TRIA names Shen managing principal

Boston, MA According to TRIA, a principal-led architecture firm with a focus on designing bespoke research-based workplaces for life sciences and technology clients, Marilyn Shen has been promoted to managing principal. Moving forward, founding partner Sherwood Butler will serve as CEO and president and founding partner Jeannie Thacker will become the firm’s chief strategy & innovation officer.

Rock Row developers to build Maine’s first mass timber office building

Westbrook, ME The first commercial office building in Maine that will primarily use cross-laminated timber (CLT) will be funded in part by a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The 150,000 s/f office building, at 100 Rock Row, will include 30,000 s/f of retail space on the first floor.

Maugel DeStefano Architects completes Phase 1 of multiphase renovations at Sturdy Memorial Hospital

Attleboro, MA Maugel DeStefano Architects has completed Phase I of a multiphase renovation underway at Sturdy Memorial Hospital’s main campus. Phase I renovations modernized the hospital’s same-day surgery suite and expanded pre- and post-operative areas. The new design increased the suite’s capacity and improved efficiency, while providing better privacy for patients and staff.

MEDCOM Architectural Group and Suffolk Construction start Falmouth Hospital’s new 10-bed intensive care unit

Falmouth, MA MEDCOM Architectural Group and Suffolk Construction have started renovations at Falmouth Hospital for a new 10-bed intensive care unit (ICU). The new unit is being constructed on the second floor of the hospital in the former Maternity Ward. The project encompasses 11,000 s/f, and has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate both patients and staff to deliver the highest level of care.

Dellbrook|JKS nears completion of 200 Exchange St. lab. fit-out

Malden, MA Dellbrook|JKS is nearing the completion of three individual Biosafety Level 2 life-science fit-outs, designed by TRIA, Inc., at Berkeley Investment’s 200 Exchange St., while additionally upgrading the remaining 323,000 s/f of the building for future fit-outs.

Gilbane Building Company celebrates ribbon cutting at Cristo Rey Boston High School

Dorchester, MA Cristo Rey Boston High School, a Catholic high school that exclusively serves students from under-resourced communities in Boston, celebrated the opening of its newly restored gymnasium on September 19th, with project partners in attendance

Connolly Brothers breaks ground on Tropical Products’ new facility

Salem, MA Connolly Brothers, Inc. has broken ground on Tropical Products’ new facilities at 373 Highland Ave. Tropical Products Inc. is a private-label formulator and bottler of personal care, pet care, and home products that manufactures product lines for many companies.

McGuinness joins Bowdoin as director of design management

Needham, MA Bowdoin Construction has hired Shawn McGuinness as director of design management.McGuinness brings more than 30 years of industry experience in both the private and public sectors, most recently as manager of design and construction at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School in Worcester.

Abbot Building Restoration Company completes masonry repair project

Haverhill, MA Abbot Building Restoration Company, Inc. has completed a masonry repair and restoration project at the historic Sacred Hearts Parish church and school buildings. The church is located at the corner of South Main St. and Charleton St. while the school is located across the street on Chestnut St.

CRG begins construction of 1.1 million s/f The Cubes at Gilboa - Newmark is exclusive leasing advisors

Douglas, MA According to Newmark, construction has begun on The Cubes at Gilboa, a planned industrial cross-dock facility totaling approximately 1.1 million s/f and located on 85 acres. The new project is fully permitted, and construction is anticipated to commence in the fall of 2022, with delivery planned for the fall of 2023.