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Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

| November 12, 2018

National – The price of new nonresidential buildings accelerated in October as contractors attempted to recoup fast-rising costs for materials and labor, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials said that trade tensions and labor shortages are contributing to higher construction prices, making it […]

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Campaign Launched to Improve Poplar Street

| November 8, 2018

Boston, MA – MassDevelopment and the civic crowdfunding platform Patronicity launched a new Commonwealth Places campaign with the nonprofit organization Roslindale Village Main Street to make infrastructure improvements to the Poplar Street sidewalk in Roslindale Village. Using campaign funds, Roslindale Village Main Street will install new lighting in poorly lit areas, seating, planters, bicycle racks, and recycling and trash […]

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Expansion Completed on Radius Innovation & Development

Expansion Completed on Radius Innovation & Development

| November 8, 2018

Waltham, MA – Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm, announced that it completed the expansion of the corporate headquarters of Radius Innovation & Development, at the Watch Factory, 221 Crescent St. in Waltham. Radius, a global innovation and development consultancy firm, needed to increase its space in the Watch Factory. Building ownership, […]

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$10M Approved for Community and Senior Center

$10M Approved for Community and Senior Center

| November 8, 2018

Willimantic, CT – The town of Windham has approved a $10-million appropriation to build a new community and senior center. QA+M Architecture is designing the new 30,000sf facility located at the site of the old Jillson Square theaters in the center of downtown Willimantic. The design features multi-function and dining spaces, senior and social services offices, […]

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ABC Recognizes Assembly Row Block 6

ABC Recognizes Assembly Row Block 6

| November 7, 2018

Waltham, MA – R & R Window Contractors, Inc. was recently awarded the Eagle Award by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors at the 26th annual Excellence in Construction Awards. It was recognized for its work on Assembly Row Block 6, requiring installation of 1,582 windows into precast concrete panels for a 20-story building located […]

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Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Housing Project

| November 7, 2018

Cambridge, MA  – CTA Construction Managers joined Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern, elected officials, the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) staff and local residents for the CHA’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Celebration Weekend October 13 & 14th. The event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony, and marked the completion of phase one of the RAD projects, which is working […]

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NEI Completes Mixed Use Development

NEI Completes Mixed Use Development

| November 7, 2018

Beverly, MA –  NEI General Contractors recently completed the $16.5 million construction on 112 Rantoul Street, a transit-oriented mixed-use development located adjacent to the Beverly Depot commuter rail station in the heart of Downtown Beverly. The project involved the construction of a six-story, 67,000sf podium construction building comprised of 67 residential rental units with a […]

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Delphi Tops Off Seascape at Weymouth

Delphi Tops Off Seascape at Weymouth

| November 6, 2018

Submitted by Delphi Construction, Inc. Mashpee, MA – Multimarket construction management firm Delphi Construction, Inc. announced the topping off of Seascape at Weymouth, a new $30 million luxury waterfront condominium project at Weymouth Neck overlooking the mouth of the Fore River, Hingham Bay, and the Hingham Ship Yard. The topping off is a builder’s rite traditionally […]

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Ground Breaking for Commuter Rail Station

Ground Breaking for Commuter Rail Station

| November 6, 2018

Pawtucket, RI – Groundbreaking ceremonies were held recently for the new Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and Bus Hub.The new intermodal transit center will allow riders to switch modes easily between commuter rail and RIPTA’s statewide bus network. When complete, the commuter rail stop will join three other stations (Providence, T.F. Green, and Wickford Junction) […]

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DATMA Gets First Grant

DATMA Gets First Grant

| November 6, 2018

New Bedford, MA – The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA) was awarded its first grant of $27,500 from the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA) recently. The funding will directly support DATMA’s upcoming public art installations, including its inaugural exhibit, Summer Winds, taking place in New Bedford in summer 2019. Launched in September 2018, […]

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