Construction Design & Engineering

CTA tops off Lexington Children’s Place

Lexington, MA CTA Construction Managers celebrated the topping off of the $10.4 million Lexington Children’s Place project. The topping off of the final steel beam marks the end of the structural phase of the project. Lexington Children’s Place is a district wide preschool that is dedicated to helping young children – with and without disabilities – learn together in an inclusive and developmentally appropriate learning environment

Landry/French Const. hires McLaughlin as senior VP; also hires Brown, Butler and Stephens to team

Scarborough, ME Landry/French Construction has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Mike McLaughlin and added three additional new hires: Ben Brown, Shawn Butler, and Michael Stephens.  With the opening of the company’s New Hampshire location, industry veteran McLaughlin joins Landry/French as senior vice president to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Portsmouth office, nurture client

PROCON constructs 26,000 s/f Fairfield Inn by Marriott - Chelsea

Chelsea, MA In late 2018, PROCON began work on the Fairfield Inn by Marriott, located at 200 Maple St. The 26,000 s/f building is an addition to the existing Residence Inn. Upon completion, the structure will become a dual-branded hotel totaling 200 guestrooms. PROCON who designed and built the Residence Inn seven years ago, teamed-up again with owner XSS Hotels on the addition. The project is visible from the highway, is near

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