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Precast Benefits Mixed-Use Developments

Precast Benefits Mixed-Use Developments

| February 20, 2018

Mixed-use projects must maximize usable space while providing parking for tenants and visitors. Many designers find that architectural and structural precast concrete components, often with both functions combined in one piece, can effectively create a base of parking levels that support offices or other uses above. Four levels of parking with a total-precast concrete structural […]

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Construction Completed On New Hampshire’s First CarMax

Construction Completed On New Hampshire’s First CarMax

| February 19, 2018

Manchester, NH – North Branch Construction of Concord recently completed construction of a new satellite retail facility for CarMax Auto Superstores on Keller Street in Manchester, expanding the nationwide used car retailer’s Boston market area with its 1st store in New Hampshire. The 9.66-acre site was previously developed as a Walmart, which was demolished to make […]

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Fitchburg State University Renovation Completed

Fitchburg State University Renovation Completed

| February 19, 2018

Fitchburg, MA – Members of the Walsh Brothers project team joined executives from Fitchburg State University including Dr. Richard S. Lapidus, President, Sue Lauder, Athletic Director, Jay Bry, Vice President of Finance and Administration, William Barletta, Executive Director of Capital Planning and Maintenance, and Mary Beth McKenzie, Assistant Vice President for Finance & Administration, as well […]

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Beyond Virtual Reality

Beyond Virtual Reality

| February 19, 2018

  By Amr Raafat Beverly, MA – Virtual Reality (VR) has given us a new perspective on storytelling, allowing both clients and project teams to be transported from any location to the inside of a future building. Many industries benefit from VR and construction is no exception. What is more, in construction we are witnessing […]

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JCJ Launches Tulsa Location

| February 16, 2018

Tulsa, OK – JCJ Architecture recently announced the expansion of its national practice with the opening of an office in Tulsa. The new location bolster’s JCJ’s national footprint, with existing offices in Atlanta, Boston, Hartford, New York City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Diego. “With the opening of our new Tulsa office, we have the expanded resources […]

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Safety Fine Proceeds Donated to Colby-Sawyer College

Safety Fine Proceeds Donated to Colby-Sawyer College

| February 16, 2018

Concord, NH – North Branch Construction’s dedication to jobsite safety includes the implementation of the North Branch Construction Safety Fine Program on all of its projects. This program was developed in 2005 with the intent to increase hazard recognition, reduce risk of injury, and create an overall safer working environment for all personnel working on […]

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New Stormwater System for Providence High

New Stormwater System for Providence High

| February 16, 2018

Providence, RI – A hole measuring more than 200 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 16 feet deep, across from North Providence High School on Mineral Spring Avenue at the North Providence’s new Public Safety facility, will soon contain a million-gallon underground stormwater basin to catch stormwater runoff on the site. DiPrete Engineering, a civil engineering and surveying […]

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 Driscoll Joins Elaine Construction

 Driscoll Joins Elaine Construction

| February 16, 2018

Newton, MA – Jim Driscoll has joined Elaine Construction Company as a project executive. He brings nearly four decades of experience to his role in large, out-of-the-ground institutional and commercial building projects. He will bring complementary skills and expertise to Elaine’s growing academic and corporate and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Elaine Construction, Driscoll served […]

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Stanford University Gets Green Janitorial Services

| February 15, 2018

Palo Alto, CA –  – UG2, a provider of integrated facilities services and solutions, recently signed a multi-year agreement to provide comprehensive green janitorial and ancillary services at Stanford University. As of January 1, UG2 services Stanford University’s academic facilities with 230 employees, working in 215 buildings, which encompass approximately 5.5 million square feet of cleanable […]

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