Connolly Brothers Completes Project for New England Academy

New England Academy’s Marshfield, Mass. campus / Photos by Camille Maren

Marshfield, MA – Connolly Brothers, Inc. announces that it has completed construction on New England Academy’s (NEA) new South Shore campus at 51 Commerce Way in Marshfield.

NEA is a private special education school devoted to providing students in grades 7-12 with the academic challenge and clinical support they need to succeed in school. The 28,055sf campus building complements the school’s 40,000sf North Shore campus in Beverly’s Cherry Hill Business Park. Using the design-build model, Connolly Brothers served as architect and construction manager for both projects.

“Connolly Brothers has been a great partner in helping New England Academy achieve its campus dreams and providing a space where our students can flourish,” said Dr. Ryan Plosker, executive director and founder of NEA, which welcomed its first class of new students to the Marshfield campus in August.

Responding to NEA’s needs with preconstruction services such as site selection, feasibility studies, estimating, permitting, and budgeting, Connolly helped the school in planning, designing, and building the new campus, which features state-of-the-art classrooms, a gymnasium, and an athletic field. The campus allows NEA to serve more students with social and emotional needs, delivering a challenging academic program within a therapeutic setting.

The project team included BLW Engineers Inc., mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; Stenbeck & Taylor, Inc., civil engineering; JSN Associates, LLC, structural engineering; and James K. Emmanuel Associates, landscape architecture.

“We were honored to return for New England Academy’s expansion,” said Jay Connolly, president of Connolly Brothers. “Having seen the faculty and staff at NEA in action, it is gratifying to deliver facilities where major progress will occur in so many students’ lives.”