Spotlights

2019 Annual Review: Greg Beeman of ABC-Mass. Chapter

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? Seeing that our association efforts to promote construction careers helped bring some great new talent into our industry.

2019 Annual Review: Kurt Montagno of Montagno Construction

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? As the year ends and we look back at all we accomplished this year, we feel especially proud of celebrating the collaborative camaraderie of Montagno Construction’s team in mid-December.

2019 Annual Review: Ted Hoyt of Hodson Realty

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? We sold a 2.6 acre residential development site on Main St. in Stratford, CT. The property is located in a transit-oriented district and sold for $1.15 million and will be developed to include an apartment complex.

2019 Annual Review: Dennis Swart of DJSA Architecture, PC

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? In 2019 we designed, and recently broke ground on a first class, oceanfront function space on Cape Cod. This facility will be one of the regions premier function facilities. Along with a large main level function room that opens to a lawn facing the ocean

2019 Annual Review: Karen Pollard of the Town of New Milford (CT)

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? Accepting the economic development director position in New Milford and launching a new strategic plan for both the town economic development department and the economic development corp.

2019 Annual review: Tom Norton of NOREL Service Co., Inc.

What was your most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2019? We had quite a few substantial projects this year designing, installing, and/or upgrading new fire alarm and security systems. Amongst the most notable CRE projects, were two properties in Boston: Burroughs Wharf and Braemore Condominiums.

2019 Annual Review: Kevin Grigg of Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? To meet the needs of working caregivers, which includes any employee who has familial caregiving responsibilities, and to continue to attract top talent, Fuss & O’Neill’s Board of Directors,

2019 Annual Review: Victor Vizgaitis of Sasaki

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? The design of the A2 parcel in the Seaport has advanced in a wonderful direction this year, with incredible guidance from BGI and Massport. One of our design goals is to use the site to knit the Seaport back together.

2019 Annual Review: Thomas Blakely of TRB Realty

What was your greatest professional accomplishment and most notable transaction announced by TRB Realty in 2019? Exclusively on behalf of ownership, Stadium Auto Body and Shodis Realty Trust,

2019 Annual Review: Daria Bukesova of R E Dinneen Architects

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? I think Boston has been and will continue to be a very busy market, however the space is very limited within the city itself as well as in Cambridge. I think many companies in 2020 will continue to move to areas right outside of Boston