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Gilbane Breaks Ground on Gladstone Elementary School in Cranston

CRANSTON, RI — Elected officials from the City of Cranston joined the Cranston Public School community and representatives from JACOBS Engineering, Finegold Alexander Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the new 105,000-square-foot Gladstone Elementary School.

The new school is one of five core …

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Skanska Completes $256M Renovation of Belmont Middle and High School in Belmont, Massachusetts

BELMONT, MA — Skanska announces the completion of the $256 million, 451,000-square-foot construction and renovation of the new Belmont Middle and High School. The project, awarded to Skanska by the Town of Belmont, aimed to replace the high school with a new facility to encompass grades seven through 12. The …

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VHB, Samuels & Associates to Provide Planning and Engineering Services to Boston's Parcel 12 Development

BOSTON, MA — The Parcel 12 development, a transformative air rights development, will knit together Boston’s Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods, connect the South End and the City of Cambridge, and improve the street-level experience along Massachusetts Avenue between Boylston and Newbury Streets. The $700 million complex features two high-rises …

Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Bullard-Havens Technical High School

BRIDGEPORT, CT — The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS), Gilbane Building Company, and JCJ Architecture recently celebrated the official groundbreaking for the new Bullard Havens Technical High School.

Designed by JCJ, the new 215,000-square-foot school will be built on the existing 24-acre site in multiple phases over …

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HGA-Designed Janet Udall Schaefer ’52 Center for Health Sciences Breaks Ground at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, NH — Colby-Sawyer College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Janet Udall Schaefer ’52 Center for Health Sciences. Located on the Colby-Sawyer campus in New London, New Hampshire, the building will support increased enrollment in the college’s undergraduate and graduate health science and nursing programs. The new facility …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Town of Wellesley’s new Hardy Elementary School

WELLESLEY, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, broke ground on the new Hardy Elementary School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Replacing a century-old facility, the new building will create a purpose-built, net-zero-ready, next-generation school designed with a focus on innovative learning for students across grades K-5. …

Skanska and Simmons University Finalize Ground Lease to Enable Development of Longwood Place Project

BOSTON, MA — Skanska USA Commercial Development, a global development and construction firm, announces that its Longwood Place project, a proposed 1.7-million-square-foot mixed-use development that will bring new life science, office, housing, retail, community space, and public realm improvements to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), has received official zoning …

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Chapman Construction Completes LEED Renovation for Boston University’s Student Health Services

BOSTON, MA — Chapman Construction/Design, a construction management company specializing in high-performance building, announces it has completed renovations to a 21,500-square-foot space to create an expanded Student Health Services facility for Boston University (BU). The project is targeting LEED-CI Silver certification. This complex multi-phase project was performed in a …

Gilbane, Leftfield, and Studio G Architects Celebrate Key Milestone on Florence Roche Elementary School Project

GROTON, MA — Officials from Groton Public Schools, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Town of Groton joined students, educators, and representatives from Leftfield, Studio G Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official topping off of the 110,000-square-foot Florence Roche Elementary School.

Designed by Studio G, …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Completion of Historic Renovation to Boston City Hall Plaza

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently joined the City of Boston to celebrate the reopening of City Hall Plaza following its transformational renovation to create a modernized, everyday destination.

The recently completed construction project, led by Shawmut in partnership with global design …

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Gilbane Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Northeast Metro Tech in Massachusetts

WAKEFIELD, MA — Local and state officials from the Commonwealth joined Superintendent David DiBarri, the Northeast Metro Tech (NEMT) School and Building Committees, and representatives from PMA Consultants, DRA Architects, and Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the 380,000-square-foot Northeast Metro Tech High School.

Once …

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R.S. Audley Expands Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

With air travel booming, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) is getting busier by the day as many traveler’s head in the New Hampshire direction to avoid the crowds at Logan Airport in Boston.

Earlier this year, many major airlines increased capacity to and from the 1,500-acre MHT causing a 25 …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Reopening of Renovated and Restored Huntington Theatre

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, and The Huntington announce the reopening of The Huntington Theatre following its transformational renovation to restore, renovate, and modernize the almost 100-year-old landmark.

In partnership with Bruner/Cott Architects and Leggat McCall Properties, the $58-million preservation, restoration, …

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Suffolk's Boston Children's Hospital Project Wins Healthcare Facilities Symposium Award

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk was recently recognized with a Healthcare Facilities Symposium Distinction Team Award at the 2022 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo in Long Beach, California. This award was granted to the project team that recently completed the Hale Family Building project at Boston Children’s Hospital.  

The annual Healthcare …

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Frederick Gunn School Breaks Ground on New Hub for Innovation, Entrepreneurship

The Frederick Gunn School has broken ground on the The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Innovation and Active Citizenship, a new, flexible building that will transform the heart of campus. Set at the pivot point between the Glade and the Quad, the center will create a welcoming hub for …

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Gilbane Tapped to Provide Construction Management Services for Johnston Public Schools Capital Improvement Program

JOHNSTON, RI — Gilbane Building Company has been selected by Johnston Public Schools to provide construction management at-risk services for the district’s capital improvement program, which entails the construction of a new early childhood center and new elementary school, as well as the ‘like new’ renovation of Johnston Senior High …

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LEO A DALY, Perkins&Will to Design New Surgical and Clinic Space Tower at VA West Haven

WEST HAVEN, CT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected the joint-venture team of LEO A DALY and Perkins&Will to design a $395-million new surgical and clinical care tower that will modernize existing hospital infrastructure and deliver surgical services and support facilities at Connecticut’s Veterans Affairs (VA) West …

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Shawmut Celebrates Topping Off on UMass Chan Medical School’s New Education and Research Building

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction joined UMass Chan Medical School to celebrate the topping off construction milestone on the new education and research building, a nine-story, 350,000-square-foot biomedical research and education complex on the university’s Worcester campus. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification for energy efficiency and sustainability, …

Gilbane Building Company, Wentworth Institute of Technology Break Ground on New Athletic Field and Integrated Parking Structure

BOSTON, MA — Administrators, alumni, faculty, and students from Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) joined representatives from Gilbane Building Company, STV, and CD Smith to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a new integrated parking garage and athletic field project.

Designed by CD Smith, the new fields and integrated …

Newmark Arranges $514M in Construction Financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park in Somerville, Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MA — Newmark announces the arrangement of $514 million in construction financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park, a 485,000-square-foot life science tower that is under development by BioMed Realty in Somerville, Massachusetts.

The financing for Phase I of Assembly Innovation Park is one of Greater Boston's first …

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Rhode Island Governor, Congressional Delegation, FHWA, and Rhode Island DOT Break Ground for Airport Connector Project

WARWICK, RI — Governor Dan McKee, United States Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Federal Highway Administrator Carlos C. Machado, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. recently broke ground for the Airport Connector project in Warwick, one of the …

Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New Newport High School

NEWPORT, RI — Administrators, faculty, and students from Newport Public Schools joined U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, RIDE Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and other local elected officials, alongside representatives from Gilbane Building Company, Downes Construction, and SLAM to celebrate …

Shawmut Design and Construction and L3 Capital Celebrate Topping Off of Mixed-Use Development at 149 Newbury Street

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, and real estate investment firm L3 Capital celebrated the steel topping off on 149 Newbury Street, a mixed-use commercial development in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood slated to be completed in 2023.

In partnership with architecture firm Nelson …

City of Boston Releases Design Updates for Copley Square

BOSTON, MA — At the heart of Boston, Copley Square has long been a space for the community to gather, celebrate, or enjoy the day surrounded by iconic architecture. Over the last year, Sasaki and the City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department have been working alongside the community to …

Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Two K-12 Projects in Massachusetts

ANDOVER, MA — Gilbane Building Company recently celebrated important milestones with two communities in the Commonwealth as the firm officially broke ground on the new West Elementary School/Shawsheen Pre-School in Andover, Massachusetts, and the new Florence Roche Elementary School in Groton, Massachusetts.

The New West Elementary School and Shawsheen Pre-School …
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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Bristol County Agricultural High School

DIGHTON, MA — Representatives from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), alongside local and state officials from Bristol County joined the Bristol Aggie community and the Gilbane and HMFH teams to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the 196,000-square-foot Bristol County Agricultural High School campus expansion and renovation project.

Increasing …

Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Topping Out at Union Square in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, MA — Representatives from US2, Redgate Real Estate Advisors, Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, and Gilbane Building Company gathered to celebrate the official topping out of the 194,000-square-foot, Class A, mixed-use life sciences building at Union Square in Somerville, Massachusetts.

With seven stories of lab- and office-ready …

Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on Clark University’s Center for Media Arts, Computing, and Design

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, broke ground on Clark University’s Center for Media Arts, Computing, and Design; the building, which will be a hub for interdisciplinary learning, research, creativity, and innovation, is slated to open in fall 2023.

In partnership with design …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Massachusetts Governor Files $9.7B Infrastructure Bond Bill

WORCESTER, MA — Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Steve Poftak recently joined with municipal leaders in Worcester at an event to …

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Griffin Electric Providing Installation Work for New Mixed-Use Development Project in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric) announces they are currently providing installation services on the new Emblem 125 project on Parcel 28 in Providence, Rhode Island. The 256,000-square-foot mixed-use development is expected to reach completion in fall 2022.

The six-story Emblem 125 will feature 249 residential …

Baker-Polito Administration Outlines Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Plans for Massachusetts

LOWELL — The Baker-Polito Administration recently outlined initial plans to make significant and additional investments into roads, bridges, public transportation, and environmental infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth with funding from the recently passed federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO of …

Connecticut DOT Releases Updated Five-Year Capital Plan with Renewed Sustainability Commitment

NEWINGTON, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) releases an interim five-year Capital Plan, covering fiscal years 2022-2026 with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission, protecting natural and community resources, and improving the health and safety of residents. The interim five-year plan includes capital investments in roadways and …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Breaks Ground on L3 Capital’s Mixed-Use Development at 149 Newbury Street

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces that it has started construction on L3 Capital’s mixed-use commercial development at 149 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

In partnership with architecture firm Nelson Worldwide, the former parking lot at the corner of …