Amesbury, MA – Callahan Construction Managers has broken ground at Maples Crossing in Amesbury.
Global Property Development Corporation is developing a future lifestyle and entertainment campus, with Andrus Architecture serving as the architect.
Maples Crossing will have a variety of entertainment, health and wellness, and business and sport facilities across 70+ acres. The development will consist of 410,000sf across three buildings. Once complete, the property will include six ice sheets, a 2,500-seat event center and 150,000sf of multi-use leasing opportunities.
With the numerous amenities to be offered at the property, a variety of construction elements will be required. The property sits atop a hill, and site challenges will include earthwork, retaining walls and subsurface ground water retention.
Execution of buildings one and two, which will both hold rink facilities, will also require the implementation of steel structures diverse in use and challenging in delivery.
The property is located in Amesbury, off exit 54 of I-495, with easy access to I-95, downtown Amesbury and surrounding towns. The location allows for convenience to Boston, New Hampshire, and Maine, all accessible in under an hour.
“Our prior collaborations with Global have allowed us to develop a keen sense of their vision and goals,” said Steve Callahan, vice president of business development at Callahan. “Callahan’s growth has come with the success and continued relationships with clients like Global, who have entrusted us with their projects.”
“Callahan’s extensive work with a variety of mixed-use properties makes them the ideal choice for the development of our Maples Crossing project,” stated Mike Gorman, general manager of Maples Crossing. “We have involved the Callahan team throughout the planning process, and their experience has proved to be invaluable as we prepare to execute on our vision.”