Suffolk Chosen as CM for School Project

Lowell High School rendering

Lowell, MA – Suffolk Construction has been selected as construction manager for the Lowell High School  project. This $343 million, seven-year project is not only the largest in the city’s history, it is also the largest Massachusetts School Building Authority project in the Commonwealth.

Lowell now has a winning team of architects from Perkins Eastman and project managers from Skanska. As Mary Ann Williams, Lowell’s OPM, noted, “Together we are now one team, the Lowell team.”

Lowell High School interior view

City Manager Eileen Donoghue describes the construction and renovations of Lowell High as “a once-in-a-lifetime project that will have a transformative effect on students and will positively impact all residents.”

The MSBA board approved the project budget and scope in April  and is now in the detailed design phase. Construction is expected to begin in 2021.

Lowell High School exterior rendering

“We are honored and privileged to have the opportunity to build this incredible new school for the city of Lowell,” said Sean Edwards, VP of operations, “and we look forward to implementing our unique approach and state-of-the-art technologies to this project.”