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Ipswich Bay Glass celebrates 50 years of providing commercial façade work

Rowley, MA Ipswich Bay Glass (IBG), one of the largest commercial façade companies in the Northeast, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. IBG was founded in 1969 by Sandy Patrican to provide the highest quality glazing and panel systems fabrication and installation on the North Shore.

Barkan Management Co. portfolio managers achieve Professional Community Association Manager designation

Boston, MA According to Barkan Management Co., three portfolio managers have achieved Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation. Diana Montalbano and Joshua Levy (based in Boston) and Sarah Flannigan (based in Providence, RI), have achieved PCAM certification.

C&W Services, Inc. and Alutiiq Logistics & Maintenance Services, LLC form joint venture

Auburndale, MA A new joint venture has been formed between C&W Services, Inc. – one of North America’s leading facility services companies – and Alutiiq Logistics & Maintenance Services, LLC (ALMS) – a certified small, Alaska native-owned business and wholly owned subsidiary of Alutiiq, LLC (Alutiiq). This JV was formed to help clients meet the highest standards of facility performance while achieving their diversity spending goals.

Spire Investments acquires 33 units in Salem and Peabody for $4.265 million - works with seller Paul Herrick

Salem, MA Jay Goldberg of Spire Investments continues to be very active in the marketplace with another purchase. Goldberg has acquired 33 units in Salem and Peabody for $4.265 million ($129,242 per unit). Twenty-eight of the units consisted of two buildings located at 10 and 12-14 Summer St. 

Cronin Development hires BAMO for St. Regis Residences

Boston, MA Cronin Development has hired BAMO of San Francisco to design interiors for The St. Regis Residences, Boston. The team, led by pri...

Leers Weinzapfel Associates completes new 10,592 s/f chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA Leers Weinzapfel Associates’ new 10,592 s/f chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the latest in the firm’s extensive portfolio of infrastructure work. A component of the university’s 2012 Campus Master Plan, it will increase the reliability and capacity of chilled water service throughout its growing north campus

Why are arc flash studies and warning labels so important? - by John Sloane

When dealing with high-energy electrical equipment, an unexpected short circuit causes the release of electrical energy in the form of heat and pressure, and are generally caused by equipment failure, a fault or surge somewhere else in the system, or human error.

CTA Construction Managers awarded contract for $24.1 million Weymouth’s Tufts Library project

Weymouth, MA CTA Construction Managers has been awarded a contract for the new $24.1 million 50,000 s/f Tufts Library. The project is a cooperative venture between the town and the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program, which awarded the town $12 million for the construction of a new library.

Universal Window completes work on Volvo Village dealership

Brighton, MA Boston Volvo Village recently completed the historic renovation of 61 N. Beacon St., now home to its new urban dealership and offices. The five-story, 71,000 s/f historic Beaux Arts building, constructed in 1925, was once the New England regional headquarters for International Harvester.

BOMA Boston update: January events recap and February programs

Boston, MA On Thursday, January 24, over 100 members gathered for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s (GBREB) installation of officers, where J. Scott Rickards, vice president of property management, Lincoln Property Co. was sworn in to his role as 2019 BOMA Boston president.