Recent Articles

Jewett Personnel Announcements

Jewett Personnel Announcements

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Raymond, NH – Jewett Construction Co., Inc. recently announced the promotion of Steve Harris to senior project manager. Harris joined Jewett Construction in the spring of 2011, bringing an extensive background in all manner of commercial construction including federal, municipal, manufacturing, retail, educational and automotive projects. He is responsible for managing all operations of the company as […]

Continue Reading

Predictions for Boston Construction 2015

Predictions for Boston Construction 2015

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Colm Allen 1. Millennials will become 50% of the workforce majority in 2015. Companies that find a way to attract and retain these tech-savvy, independent and adaptable candidates will have a huge competitive advantage. A recent BLS survey noted that 58% of Millennials expect to leave their job in three years or less, so if […]

Continue Reading

KBE Donates $134K, Nearly 2,000 Volunteer Hours

KBE Donates $134K, Nearly 2,000 Volunteer Hours

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Farmington, CT – Residents of various parts of Connecticut received meals, gifts, scholarships, and more, thanks to donations and volunteer time contributed by KBE Building Corp.’s Northeast regional office in 2014 – the sixth year of the firm’s corporate philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference. Donations went to Jewish Senior Services fall gala, local homeless […]

Continue Reading

2015 Shopping Center Trends

2015 Shopping Center Trends

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mike Kercheval The shopping center industry is thriving thanks to its ability to constantly adapt to new trends and respond to changing consumer shopping habits and preferences. In the next two years, more than 77,000 stores will open in the U.S. In addition to new stores opening their doors (including previously online-only retailers), many shopping centers and […]

Continue Reading

ASM’s 2015 Calendar of Events

ASM’s 2015 Calendar of Events

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

ASM’s 2015 calendar of events will focus on topics of keen interest to contractors large or small, working in any market sector. ASM programs are open to all, and nonmembers are encouraged to attend to see what ASM is about. While the schedule is still in development, we have topics and timing tentatively lined up, […]

Continue Reading

Local Chapter of FCSI Donates $15K

Local Chapter of FCSI Donates $15K

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rockland, MA – The New England Chapter of Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) celebrated its 11th annual Holiday Social, donating $15,000 to the foodservice program at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans. Held at Davio’s in downtown Boston, the sold-out event was attended by more than 100 industry colleagues and guests from the New England area […]

Continue Reading

Calare Acquires 156,000sf Portfolio in Norwood

Calare Acquires 156,000sf Portfolio in Norwood

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hudson, MA – Calare Properties (Calare), a private, Massachusetts-based investment firm with a focus on industrial real estate, recently announced that it has purchased Norwood Business Center at 1400 Providence Highway (Route 1) in Norwood, MA. Surrounded by a collection of retail, office, and flex properties, the three-building, 156,000 square-foot (sf) purchase gives Calare a strong foothold […]

Continue Reading

CBC Program: Great Hunger Museum

CBC Program: Great Hunger Museum

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hamden, CT – Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, the world’s only museum dedicated to Ireland’s Great Hunger of the 1800s, was the site for the December Program for the Connecticut Building Congress. The museum, devoted to the Irish hunger tragedy of the 19th century, was a 2014 Connecticut Building Congress Project […]

Continue Reading

Trends on Campus in 2015

Trends on Campus in 2015

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Trina Mace Learned 2015 will be a year of continued growth and excitement on college and university campuses, tempered by familiar pressures not likely to go away or diminish quickly. Whether due to peer competition, the need to attract a diverse student body, changes in pedagogy, advances in technology, or simply ongoing pressures to phase out deferred […]

Continue Reading

Baker Design Group Promotes Decatur

Baker Design Group Promotes Decatur

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boston, MA – Baker Design Group, Inc. of Boston recently promoted Stephen J. Decatur, AIA LEED AP, to principal architect. Decatur has been with BDG for 15 years and played a key role in supporting the mission and vision of the firm throughout his tenure, leading the collaboration with project teams on a variety of regional […]

Continue Reading