Construction Design & Engineering

North Branch Construction hires Savage as business manager

Concord, NH North Branch Construction welcomes Amanda Savage as the firm’s business development manager. Savage brings with her over 17 years of sales experience, including, most recently, her time as construction sector partnership advisor at the Business & Industry Association of NH. During her time as advisor, Savage

Integrated Builders completes 32,000 s/f fit-out for CyberArk

Newton, MA Integrated Builders has finished construction on a 32,000 s/f tenant fit-out for security software corporation CyberArk at 60 Wells Ave. The construction management firm carried out services on behalf of owner Intrum Corp. Integrated’s team included project manager Stephen Shinto, assistant project manager Kimberlee Sheehan, and project superintendent Michael Gongoleski who collaborated with architect Silverman Trykowski

Penney promoted to principal at DiPrete Engineering

Providence, RI DiPrete Engineering has promoted Joe Penney to principal. Penney joined DiPrete in 2015 as vice president of development with over 30 years of experience in site engineering, land use permitting, and development throughout the New England area. Having worked in both consulting

Project of the Month: NEI General Contracting wraps up
Holmes Beverly: a 67,000 s/f transit-oriented mixed-use development

Beverly, MA NEI General Contracting completed Holmes Beverly, a transit-oriented mixed-use development located adjacent to the Beverly Depot commuter rail station in the heart of downtown. Located at 112 Rantoul St. and developed by Barnat Development, the 67,000 s/f six-story new construction includes 67 residential rental units plus commercial space. 

Continuing the ancient craftsmanship of ornamental plastering into the 21st century - by Sheldon Austin

My career in the ornamental plaster profession has spanned over three decades.  I learned the business in my early twenties from my father who had a large-scale mold making and casting production business. Unfortunately, a massive fire engulfed the mill building where it was located, and it went out of business. I found myself unemployed the next day, but soon went to work for my older brother who also learned this trade from

DeStefano Architects wins Best Customer Service on Houzz

Portsmouth, NH DeStefano Architects (D|A) has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz.  The architectural design firm was voted on by more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from

Summit Development to convert former IGA supermarket into 9,700 s/f The Goddard School

Fairfield, CT A school focused on early childhood education will be coming to the town, occupying a vacant former IGA supermarket building on one of the major thoroughfares in the Stratfield Village neighborhood. The Goddard School, which provides a comprehensive play-based curriculum for children six-weeks to six-years-old, signed a 15-year lease with Summit Development which recently acquired the former retail property at

Shawmut Design and Construction completes WPI’s
Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall project

Worcester, MA Shawmut Design and Construction completed Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall. The 78,000 s/f, $47.7 million ground-up building opened its doors in fall 2018, after breaking ground in May 2016. Developed in partnership with architectural firm Gensler, the new five-story, residential and classroom facility offers forums for collaboration between faculty, students

Finegold Alexander Architects redesigns Boston City Hall council chamber

Boston, MA Finegold Alexander Architects has completed its renovation of Boston City Hall’s council chamber. City Hall is the seat of government for the city, housing the mayor’s office, the city council, numerous departmental offices as well as the Boston Planning and Development Agency.  

PROCON completes Row Hotel and Alloy Condos at Assembly Row

Somerville, MA This past fall the Row Hotel by Marriott at 360 Foley St. opened to guests. It was the completion to a 13-story, 315,000 s/f mixed-use development that includes 122 luxury residences, 22,000 s/f of retail spaces, and the world class hotel. PROCON designed and built the property in partnership with REIT firm Federal Realty Investment Trust and XSS Hotels.