Construction Design & Engineering

Suffolk promotes O’Neil and Lewis

BOSTON, MA As part of its branding and growth strategy, Suffolk has promoted Katy O’Neil to chief marketing officer and Jackie Lewis to chief people officer. These promotions will help expand Suffolk’s national brand presence, strengthen its commitment to the employee experience and position the company for sustainable growth.

ADCO Realty engages Kripper Studio for new residential buildings at 41-43 Stearns Rd. and 45 Stearns Rd.

Brookline, MA ADCO Realty has engaged Kripper Studio for the construction of two new multi-unit residential buildings to be known as 41-43 Stearns Rd. and 45 Stearns Rd. 41-43 Stearns Rd. and 45 Stearns Rd. will be two, multi-unit residential buildings

Design and construction considerations for speculative cGMP developments - by Parker Snyder

Demand for cGMP facilities is on the rise as companies look to gain greater control over their supply chains and keep manufacturing, packaging, and distribution processes close to laboratories and R&D facilities, especially in mature life science markets like Boston and New York.

Project of the Month: Timberline completes construction at bluebird bio’s headquarters at Assembly Row - designed by Jacobs

Somerville, MA Timberline has completed construction of a new headquarters for bluebird bio, a gene therapy company and the first biotech to relocate to Assembly Row. The 60,000 s/f space is located at 455 Grand Union Blvd., a soon-to-be LEED Certified Gold building owned by Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRIT).

Sotir joins Elaine Construction as project executive

Newton, MA John Sotir has joined Elaine Construction Company as a project executive. Sotir brings over three decades experience to his role, with a diverse portfolio of core and shell, corporate tenant interiors, hospitality, fitness, and retail, he will bring complimentary skills and expertise to Elaine’s growing team.

The Brennan Group, John M. Corcoran & Company and equity partner Berkeley Partners break ground on 267,600 s/f Central Gateway

Leicester, MA Representatives from The Brennan Group (TBG), John M. Corcoran & Company (JMC), and equity partner Berkeley Partners were joined by town officials to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Central Gateway, a subdividable 267,600 s/f, speculative industrial facility.

McCord, Ci Design and BW Kennedy to transform retail space for Aspen Aerogels

Marlborough, MA McCord, a national real estate company, has leased 58,965 s/f to Aspen Aerogels, Inc. for its Advanced Thermal Barrier Center (ATBC) at 870 Donald Lynch Blvd., a former big box retail store. Aspen Aerogels anticipates occupancy of the new ATBC in the first quarter of 2023.

ART Architects wins a 2022 Bulfinch Award for work on BRIO

Boston, MA Albert, Righter & Titt-
mann (ART) has earned a 2022 Bulfinch Award as the Design Architects in the Commercial category for the BRIO Condominiums in Hingham, Mass. ART partners John Tittmann and J.B. Clancy oversaw the design of the project, in collaboration with contractor, Callahan Construction Managers, Inc.; landscape design, Brown, Richardson + Row, Inc.; with architect of record Bargmann, Hendrie + Archetype, Inc.

Dellbrook|JKS celebrates the ribbon cutting of 2Life Communities’ Brown Family House

Brookline, MA Dellbrook|JKS celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony for 2Life Communities’ Harold and Ronald Brown Family House on September 14th. The Brown Family House, located in the city’s Coolidge Corner, is a new 62,118 s/f, six-story building with 62 units of affordable senior housing, designed by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates. Like all 2Life projects, the Brown Family House focuses on creating a community for its aging population by offering a variety of valuable programs and services.

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.