Construction Design & Engineering

Construction indemnity and Paid Family and Medical Leave - by Michael McDonagh

It’s March and our two-year legislative cycle is off and running with public hearings just around the corner. Over 6,000 bills were filed and are now in the process of being sorted and sent to their respective Legislative Committees. A quick search brings up 326 that contain the key word “construction.” While not all these bills will

ASM leaders meet with house speaker Deleo to discuss construction issues

Shown (from left) are: Michael McDonagh, ASM CEO; Bernie Quinlan, The Sullivan Group, ASM director; speaker of the house Robert Deleo; Lesli...

Cranshaw Construction and Jacobs break ground for Puma at Assembly Row - developed by Federal Realty Investment Trust

Somerville, MA Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) celebrated the launch of construction on 455 Grand Union Blvd. at Assembly Row with Somerville mayor Joseph Curtatone and PUMA North America CEO Bob Philion. PUMA has signed a lease for 150,000 s/f to anchor the new 300,000 s/f retail and office building

North Branch Construction completes renovation of Rockingham Village Apartments

Seabrook, NH North Branch Construction has completed the $13 million renovation of Rockingham Village Apartments (formerly known as Cimarron Apartments) located off I-95 on Batchelder Rd. Rockingham Village is owned by Chartwell Holdings.

Question of the Month: With workplace productivity being a main focus for larger facilities, how can you affordably and effectively address cooling needs? - by Randy Niederer

As a predominately centric heating and ventilation manufacturer, Cambridge Engineering determined we needed to broaden our product lines to better service our customers’ desire for improved year-round indoor air quality. In May of this year, we purchased the Spec-Air and Ares =

The opioid epidemic and the construction industry - by Karl Hudson

You can’t listen to tv or radio for very long without hearing more bad news about the opioid epidemic that’s engulfing our country.  Unfortunately, no industry is being hit harder by the crisis than construction. Recently Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, in collaboration with ABC and the other industry trade groups, presented a seminar on this issue that highlighted some sobering statistics – over 72,000 people in the United States died of drug overdoses in 2017 – more than 2,000 of them in Massachusetts. 

Dacon breaks ground on 47,000 s/f Senior Metal Bellows expansion

Sharon, ma Senior Metal Bellows, a 60-year-old precision components manufacturer of bellows, compressors, vacuum pumps, couplings and thermal actuators, broke ground with Dacon for a two story, 47,000 s/f addition to their facility.

2019 Boston Preservation Achievement Awards

Boston, MA Each year the Boston Preservation Alliance presents the Preservation Achievement Awards to recognize a group of exemplary historic preservation projects or activities in Boston. The Alliance honors outstanding preservation projects representing all time periods, including 20th century. 

LaFreniere of Electrical Supply Center named to Lahey Hospital’s council

Burlington, MA  Electrical Supply Center (ESC) appointed CEO Larry LaFreniere to the President’s Council of Lahey Hospital &...

Nauset Const. completes 4,000 s/f mixed-use, restaurant at 150 State St.

Boston, MA Nauset Construction recently completed the renovation and addition of 150 State St. The historic five-story English Tudor-style building was transformed into four floors of first-class office and three floors of space for Kamakura, a Japanese restaurant that serves contemporary kaiseki cuisine.