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BOND Announces New Leadership

BOND Announces New Leadership

| January 17, 2019

Boston – BOND, a northeast  building, civil, utility and energy construction firm has named Tony Nigro as senior vice president of operations for its Building Division. He joins Frank Hayes, COO,  and recently appointed president of BOND Building Division. Hayes and Nigro will  join the building division’s leadership team to help advance the long-range strategic […]

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AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

| January 16, 2019

National – After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials noted that the cost of many construction […]

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Mobile App Connects Construction Workers

Mobile App Connects Construction Workers

| January 15, 2019

National – Trade Hounds, a Boston startup, announced a mobile app that connects construction workers all over the United States, providing them a digital platform to share their experiences and showcase their work. Trade Hounds empowers construction workers across the skilled trades – carpenters, plumbers, electricians, welders, etc. – by connecting them with each other to […]

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Construction Ongoing for The Moxy Hotel

Construction Ongoing for The Moxy Hotel

| January 11, 2019

Boston – The glass facade is nearly complete for the 24-story Moxy Hotel in Boston’s Theater District. Space is left for the two-story digital ad sign to be installed at the corner of Stuart & Tremont Streets. On the back side of the project, colorful panel install is beginning. The tall tower will feature 346 […]

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McConaghy Joins Consigli

McConaghy Joins Consigli

| January 11, 2019

Hartford, CT – Consigli Construction, Co., Inc. announced that Dan McConaghy has joined the company as its district area manager for Southern New England. In this role, he will oversee the Connecticut office operations and expand its regional business growth. He has over 30 years of construction industry experience developing and overseeing business operations, client relationships, […]

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Orient Heights Phase 2 Underway

Orient Heights Phase 2 Underway

| January 10, 2019

Easton, MA –  Construction is underway for the second phase of the redevelopment of the Orient Heights public housing community in Easton. MassHousing is supporting the project by providing $26 million in financing to Trinity Financial, Inc. and the East Boston Community Development Corporation, the team redeveloping the site with the Boston Housing Authority. MassHousing supported the first phase […]

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RWU Celebrates Topping Off

RWU Celebrates Topping Off

| January 8, 2019

Bristol, RI ­- Roger Williams University recently held a steel topping-off ceremony, marking completion of the steel framework for a laboratories building for RWU’s School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management. On Dec. 17, 2018, a steel beam, bearing an evergreen tree and signed by trustees, administrators, alumni, donors, faculty, and students, was hoisted into […]

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Seglias Joins Chicago Trade Association

Seglias Joins Chicago Trade Association

| January 4, 2019

Chicago – The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), a technical institute and trade association serving the structural steel design community and construction industry, welcomed Edward Seglias, partner at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC, as general counsel. Bringing more than 25 years of experience, Seglias is a trial lawyer noted for his wealth of experience […]

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Contractors Plan to Expand, Expect Labor Shortages

Contractors Plan to Expand, Expect Labor Shortages

| January 3, 2019

National – Seventy-nine percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2019 but an almost equal percentage are worried about their ability to locate and hire qualified workers, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. The findings are detailed in “Contractors Remain […]

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