Construction Design & Engineering

Project of the Month: Groom Construction Co., Inc. continues work on BRIX Condominiums - on target for summer opening

Salem, MA BRIX Condominiums remains on track for a summer 2021 completion, with Groom Construction continuing the momentum despite the COVID-19 crisis.   Groom met any challenge related to the crisis head-on by proactively certifying superintendents and field employees in COVID-19 safety measures.

Richardson Green retains Connolly to design/build multi-tenant bldg.

Middleton, MA Connolly Brothers, Inc. has been retained by Richardson Green to design and build a new 56,000 s/f multi-tenant building at 25 Rundlett St. Richardson Green is a family-run business specializing in all types of real estate with commercial office buildings located across the North Shore. Dubbed Stone Ridge, the single-story building is designed to meet the needs of flex industrial tenants with office, manufacturing, and warehouse space and features high bays.

Barton & Loguidice expands into New England with acquisition of Anchor Engineering Services Inc.

Hartford, CT Barton & Loguidice (B&L), a Northeast and Mid-Atlantic engineering, planning, environmental and landscape architecture firm, has completed the acquisition of Anchor Engineering Services Inc., a multidisciplined engineering and land surveying firm. This milestone marks the company’s first venture in Connecticut and brings its reach to over 350 employees across five states. 

SGA holds topping off of a 290,000 s/f life sciences building

Somerville, MA According to SGA, a nine-story, 290,000 s/f life sciences building–designed by SGA–held a topping off ceremony, reaching the mid-point milestone for the mixed-use facility. Hashim Sarkis Studios is the design architect. Shawmut Design and Construction is the general contractor. The property, located at 101 South St. in Boynton Yards

Structure Tone hires Cassaro as senior project manager

Boston, MA Construction management firm Structure Tone has added Nick Cassaro to its team as senior project manager to help the firm continue to develop its work in the life sciences sector. Cassaro has spent nearly a decade working on construction projects for healthcare and life sciences organizations. His projects include full-scale campus developments, complex lab renovations and expansions, manufacturing facilities, process development labs, infrastructure upgrades, and pilot-scale lab and manufacturing.

Local 103 label fosters equity for members and contractors - by Kenell Broomstein

The union building trades, specifically IBEW Local 103, have long been a path to the middle class for U.S. workers, including for myself and my family. After I graduated from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute’s electrical shop, I was able to achieve a sustainable career and livelihood through Local 103 as an apprentice, and then as a licensed journeyperson, long before the pandemic hit.

NEI General Contracting wraps up construction on $16.4m 65-unit Village at Nauset Green for Pennrose, LLC

Eastham, MA NEI General Contracting, an award-winning general contractor and construction management firm, has completed the Village at Nauset Green for Pennrose, LLC. The $16.4 million, 65-unit development provides much needed affordable and workforce housing by offering 39 affordable units for people earning 60% of the area median income (AMI), 11 affordable units for people earning 30% of the AMI, and 15 workforce units. Four units are ADA accessible.

BRAGB presents Team Redbrook with another six Prism Awards

Wareham, MA The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) presented Team Redbrook with another six Prism Awards at a recent virtual awards ceremony. The annual awards celebrate the best of the best in the region’s residential building industry. The new village’s four Gold awards included top honors in the most coveted categories: Best Team of the Year and Best Ad Campaign.

JSA Design forms partnership with The Michaels Organization for housing project at Dartmouth College

Lebanon, NH JSA Design has formed a partnership with The Michaels Organization for the design and development of graduate student housing on a 53-acre parcel owned by Dartmouth College on Mount Support Rd. After a period of due diligence with the city and the initial design stages kicking off earlier in the year, groundbreaking on construction officially commenced late this summer.

EPOCH Senior Living is setting a new standard of excellence in senior living with Waterstone on High Ridge

Stamford, CT EPOCH Senior Living is setting a new standard of excellence in senior living with the premiere of Waterstone on High Ridge, an elegant boutique hotel-style community for seniors featuring independent living, assisted living and memory care with a full array of best-in-class amenities and services.  Located at 215 High Ridge Rd. on a wooded campus next to a conservation area, Waterstone on High Ridge features 146 residences.