Spotlights

2018 Women in Construction: Kara Chiccarelli, Skanska

Name: Kara Chiccarelli Title: Senior Proposal Manager Company: Skanska Years in the AEC Industry: 7 years What associations or o...

Construction Institute’s 3rd Annual Women Who Build Summit - February 22

East Hartford, CT In today’s workplace, taking a day away from work to reflect on our careers and to hear from industry leaders is a r...

National Association of Women in Construction RI Chapter host Women in Construction event - March 12

Providence, RI On March 12, the Rhode Island chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction held a networking event, honoring ...

Market realities – 2018 Forecast: Predictions regarding the overall insurance environment - by Spencer Macalaster

As we enter the second quarter of 2018, our clients are asking us for our predictions regarding the overall insurance environment. For the last 9 plus years the insurance marketplace has seen significant inflows of capital, combined

IBEW Local 103 makes history - Broomstein named business agent

Boston, MA IBEW Local 103 has named Kenell Broomstein to a key leadership post as a Business Agent for the Boston area. Broomstein becomes t...

Rhode Island market 2018: Remains the same as it has been for years - by Michael Giuttari

This sounds like the proverbial broken record, but in the Rhode Island market, 2018 remains the same as it has been for years, showing a real lack of available product, which sometimes slows our deal flow to a craw

The city of Providence had decent office leasing activity over the past year - by Peter Hayes

The city of Providence had decent office leasing activity over the past year. The vacancy rate, as reported in our Cushman & Wakefield | Hayes & Sherry Market Beat report for Q4 2017, was 12% down from 12.7% a year earlier.

The New England hotel market continues to be vibrant - by Earle Wason

When asked if I would provide a Spring Preview article for 2018 it felt as if I had just completed the article I contributed for the 2018 Forecast, time seems to be moving at such a rapid rate. Then in reviewing my notes I

The good, the bad and the ugly! 2018 should be a record year for the stock market and NERB - by Dennis Serpone

Most people don’t realize that 75% of all small business is food and liquor related and like politics, trends in the hospitality industry are felt locally. We elect officials locally for national positions.

The property management industry is better, and stronger than it has been in years - by Chris Mellen

As we enter the 9th year of the up cycle we continue to enjoy a real estate market unlike any we’ve experienced before. From the property management perspective, I can report that the industry is better, and stronger than