Construction Design & Engineering

ABC MA recognizes the best of 2020 with
Excellence Awards - presented virtually on December 29

On December 29th, 2020, ABC MA virtually held its annual Excellence in Construction Awards evening, a safe way to recognize and celebrate ABC members’ award-winning construction projects this year.

Dellbrook|JKS and MassHousing to work on a $36.5 million development

Boston, MA New England construction management firm Dellbrook|JKS will team up with MassHousing, the non-profit Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), and the city of Boston to transform 2.57-acres of parking next to the MBTA Mattapan station into The Loop at Mattapan, a $36.5 million development of 135 new affordable, passive house units.

Question of the Month: Is wastewater nitrogen impacting your business or environment? - by Pio Lombardo

Wastewater nitrogen causing ecological havoc – Development can lead with innovation The water quality damages associated with excessive nitrogen discharges to our surface and groundwaters are resulting in life threatening Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB) loss of shellfish and finfish and endangering the safety of our groundwater

Margulies Perruzzi completes reno. of John Snow Inc.’s Boston office

Boston, MA Margulies Perruzzi (MP), one of New England’s most innovative architectural and interior design firms, announced today that it has completed the renovation of John Snow Inc.’s 63,000 s/f corporate headquarters at 44 Farnsworth St. in the Fort Point Channel neighborhood.

Timberline Construction hires Dutra-Kelly and McCarthy as directors

Canton, MA In support of tremendous growth, Timberline Construction has hired two new strategic directors to continue the firm’s momentum, Kerri Dutra-Kelly as director of human resources and Shannon McCarthy as director of marketing. 

Lee Kennedy completes interior build-out for Meketa Investment

Westwood, MA Lee Kennedy Co. has completed construction for the new 40,000 s/f headquarters of the Meketa Investment Group, a global investment, consulting and advisory firm with $1.4 trillion in assets under advisement. Located at 80 University Ave. at the entrance to University Station in Westwood

Company of the Month: Vantage Builders - Celebrating 20 years of building relationships

Waltham, MA When Vantage Builders co-founders John Connor and Ed Silva would get together for lunch during the early years of their construction careers, the timing would often work out so that “The Price Is Right” was on TV just as the bill came.

Dyer Brown is officially certified LGBT Business Enterprise

Boston, MA Approaching its 50th year in practice, the national architecture and interior design firm Dyer Brown is officially certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) by the business voice of the LGBT community and nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.

Chapman completes COVID testing lab for BU

Boston, MA To enable the safe return of their students, faculty, and staff to campus this fall, Boston University needed to facilitate COVID-19 testing for all campus occupants. The high volume of testing and the need for a turnaround drove them to create an on-campus testing facility.

Rethinking office design post pandemic - by Miika Ebbrell

Many employers are faced with the need to drastically reduce their office footprint due to their workers transitioning to a more flexible office schedule both during the pandemic and beyond. To help navigate this new reality in the commercial office arena, Massachusetts-based Ebbrell Architecture + Design