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SmithGroupJJR Acquires TRO

| January 17, 2018

Boston – SmithGroupJJR, an integrated design firm, recently expanded its national presence with the acquisition of TRO, a Boston-based, multidisciplinary healthcare design firm. The move increases the company’s resources to 1,300 employees and 12 offices across the U.S. and China. TRO’s recent projects include the Alfond Center for Health at MaineGeneral Medical Center which utilized […]

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IBEW Local 96 Shows Significant Growth in 2017

IBEW Local 96 Shows Significant Growth in 2017

| January 17, 2018

30 New Members and 7 New Signatory Contractors Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 recently reported that in 2017, the local union has shown substantial growth in its membership, and also has added seven new signatory contractors. In the period from May through December 2017, the Worcester-based, Central Massachusetts electrical union organized 30 new members, […]

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TND to Build Chelsea Affordable Housing

TND to Build Chelsea Affordable Housing

| January 17, 2018

Boston – MassDevelopment recently issued a $6,885,580 tax-exempt bond for The Neighborhood Developers (TND), a nonprofit community development organization in Chelsea. TND is using bond proceeds to buy and demolish a building at 242 Spencer Avenue in Chelsea to build, furnish, and equip a four-story, 34-unit rental apartment facility in its place. All units will […]

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Red Roof Inn Selects Pressure Equalized System

Red Roof Inn Selects Pressure Equalized System

| January 17, 2018

                              Mansfield, MA – Moisture problems resulting from poorly installed cladding can be a big problem for any structure.  But when a hotel property suffers from moisture problems, such as the Red Roof Inn in Mansfield did, the problems can be […]

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Amenta Emma Promotions

Amenta Emma Promotions

| January 17, 2018

Hartford,  CT – Tony Amenta, founding partner of Amenta Emma,  recently announced the following promotions among its staff: Robert H. Adams and Craig A. Battisto, AIA, LEED AP have been promoted to associate principal. Promoted to senior associate are Jenna M. McClure, AIA, LEED AP, Peter K. Bowman, RA, and Dennis J. Faga, AIA. Christina […]

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Fitzemeyer & Tocci Updates Associate’s Program

Fitzemeyer & Tocci Updates Associate’s Program

| January 17, 2018

Woburn, MA – Fitzemeyer & Tocci recently announced updates to its associate’s program. Meg Olivastri  human resources manager, has been selected as associate. She has over seven years of experience. In her three years at F&T, she works on improving benefits plans, onboarding and training processes, and continues to recruit the most qualified employees and […]

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Governor Baker Appoints  Tuli to MassHousing Board of Directors

Governor Baker Appoints Tuli to MassHousing Board of Directors

| January 16, 2018

Boston – Governor Charlie Baker has appointed Sushil K. Tuli to the MassHousing Board of Directors. He is the chairman and president of Leader Bank. “Sushil Tuli is a qualified banking professional with over 30 years of distinguished experience in the field,” said Governor Baker. “He will make an excellent addition to the MassHousing Board as we […]

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Steiner Studios Builds Additional Three-story Soundstage Building

| January 16, 2018

Brooklyn, NY – When Steiner Studios built their first movie production building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, David Steiner, CEO of Steiner Equities Group, knew that precast concrete construction was the perfect fit for the studio complex. Adding a third studio building at the city’s largest movie production complex, to increase the number of sound […]

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Stantec Becomes Fitwel Champion

| January 16, 2018

Boston – Stantec, a  designer of sustainable and resilient environments, has become a Fitwel Champion, further solidifying its commitment to supporting the health of employees and communities. Fitwel is a global health workplace certification system, providing design and operational strategies to improve building occupant health and productivity. It was created as a joint initiative by […]

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SLAM Transforms Toussaint Hall at SHU

SLAM Transforms Toussaint Hall at SHU

| January 16, 2018

Fairfield, CT – The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) has completed the transformation of Pierre Toussaint Hall (formerly Bennett Hall), a 69,000sf, $21.6 million residential complex at Sacred Heart University. The five-story building, one of the last structures of this height in Fairfield, is the University’s newest undergraduate dormitory located on the school’s upper quadrangle of the main […]

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