Creative Process Drives Boston Firm

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Elkus Manfredi Architects’ footprint can be seen in master plans across Boston’s diverse neighborhoods

City Scoop: Boston

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An architect and urban designer at Stantec, Roy says Boston’s healthy economy sparked a surge in commercial projects

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Boston Mayor Announces $1 Billion Investment into School Buildings

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Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced a 10-year, $1 billion investment in Boston Public School facilities during his annual state of the city address

Boston To Invest $1B in School

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Approximately 65% of the 127 public school buildings in Boston were constructed before World War II, and less than half of those schools have been fully renovated

Construction Innovation Workshop Opens in Boston

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Fifteen guest builders-in-residence are taking advantage of new workshop and design space in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District

Planned Developments Surrounding Boston Convention Center Heat Up

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Plans for Boston’s largest new hotel were announced for a site near the Boston Convention Center weeks before the convention center is seeking design proposals for development of its 30 acres of undeveloped land in the Seaport District

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Sinkhole Swallows Boston Backhoe

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Source: Boston Globe A small backhoe was partially swallowed by a 10-foot-wide sinkhole in Bedford, Massachusetts, Thursday morning when erosion from a water main break caused the road to give way, police said.

Crews Work Around The Clock to Rehabilitate Highly trafficked Boston Bridge

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A high-pressure bridge rehabilitation project continued to wreak havoc for Boston-area commuters

CompuGroup Medical US Relocating From Boston To Phoenix

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CompuGroup Medical US Relocating From Boston To Phoenix appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Blog-Nov-2014 Boston CompuGroup Phoenix Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Boston Trench Contractor Faces $1,475,813 Penalty

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Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks died on October 21, 2016, in Boston, when the approximately 12-foot deep trench in which they were working collapsed, breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line and filling the trench with water in a matter of seconds. .


Boston Public Schools Releases 10-Year Master Plan Report and Online Dashboard

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A downloadable report and web-based dashboard outlining Boston Public Schools’ educational and facilities master plan went live on March 2. The report, called “BuildBPS,” comes about six weeks after Boston Mayor Martin J.

Boston In Midst of Construction Boom

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There are approximately 70 projects under construction throughout Boston, reports Boston NPR

Bill to Relax Boston's Shadow Law Clears Key State House Committee

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A proposed bill to relax a 20-year-old Massachusetts law restricting shadows cast by tall buildings on the Boston Common and the Public Garden is one step closer to becoming law

Arup USA Inc. Awarded $1.5M Contract to Study Boston's North-South Rail Link

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to conduct a feasibility study of Boston’s so-called North-South Rail Link, a proposed project to build a tunnel that would connect the city’s two main rail stations, North and South stations. The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation has awarded a $1.5 million contract to Arup USA Inc.

General Electric Breaks Ground on New Boston Headquarters

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s new $200-million global headquarters will rise on Boston’s Fort Point Channel Breaking ground on May 8, General Electric Co.’s

A year after its facelift, Boston’s Public Library is relevant again


million people visited the Boston Public Library between July 2016 and March 2017. About 1.5 That’s a 22% increase over what the library drew from July 2015 through March 2016.

Boston's Iconic Citgo Sign Granted Preliminary Landmark Status

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The Boston Landmarks Commission voted Tuesday night to give Boston's iconic Citgo sign preliminary landmark status. The vote means that any building plans for the building would be subjected to voluntary design review by the Landmarks Commission

Winthrop Square will give rise to Boston’s second tallest building


Millennium Partners and the City of Boston have come to an agreement to build what will become the tallest primarily residential tower in Boston as part of the redevelopment of Winthrop Square. Millennium Partners was selected by the city from five other builders and developers for the project

EMCOR in Greater Boston charity golf event donates $10,000 to help find missing children

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EMCOR Group has donated more than $2.9 million to The National Center For Missing & Exploited Children and helped recover more than 405 missing children over 11 years

Boston to Get an Energy Positive Building

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To this end, the firm Behnisch Architekten has recently unveiled their plans to expand Boston’s EpiCenter into the largest energy-positive commercial building in New England, and maybe even on the entire East Coast.

Workers Cast Giant Fabric Net Over Boston Greenway

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Designed by artist Janet Echelman, the giant aerial sculpture attaches to nearby high-rise buildings. Buildings

Potential shade on Boston Common from proposed high-rise raises public ire


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is among those catching heat from critics of a proposed 775-foot residential and commercial tower that requires a change in a state law restricting structures from casting shadows on the city’s historic common.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

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Asia-Pacific Business Clusters/Corridors Development Indicators District Of Columbia Europe Featured Illinois International Massachusetts Middle East New York Research & Development Surveys & Research United Kingdom (UK) Beijing Berlin Boston Chicago Corporate Real Estate (CRE) KPMG London New York City Shanghai Site Selection Technology Tel Aviv Washington DCThe U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

GE Ready to Present Plans for New Boston HQ

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A day after releasing renderings for its new global headquarters in Boston’s Fort Point Channel on Monday, General Electric will present its plans to the public on Tuesday night.

Boston Harbor Association Prepares City to Live With Floodwater

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Design competition, charrette and reports help flood-vulnerable areas ready themselves for rising tides. Buildings

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

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Alabama Business Clusters/Corridors Development Indicators Featured Posts Logistics & Distribution Magazine Highlights Massachusetts Nevada Rankings & Awards Tennessee Texas 2016 rankings blog-August-2016 Boston Business Facilities Economic Development economic growth potential Employment Huntsville logistics Memphis rankings Reno-Sparks San Antonio Site Selection tech startups

Three UMass Boston Construction Projects Advance Amid Fiscal Crisis

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In the face of unprecedented fiscal belt tightening, Massachusetts public colleges and universities have received a directive to repair buildings constructed four or more decades ago rather than investing in lucrative expansions

Water Main Break in Boston Sets Off Manhole Fires

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Just more than a month after two workers died in Boston after a water main break flooded the trench they were working in, another water break early Wednesday morning flooded city streets, this time setting off several manhole fires in Chinatown.

Break in Water Main Kills Two Workers in Boston Trench

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21, when a punctured main sent water flooding into a 12-ft-deep trench where they were working, according to the Boston Fire Dept Two workers employed by a drain-cleaning contractor were trapped and drowned on Oct.

The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ

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The shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston. Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Massachusetts Office, IT & Call Centers Boston Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion massachusetts Site Selection The Rockport Group

Breaking News: General Electric Moving HQ To Boston

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Breaking News: General Electric Moving HQ To Boston originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. has elected to relocate its global headquarters from Fairfield, CT to Boston, according to news reports. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J.

New England City Scoop: Construction Starts in Boston

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Total Construction Spending Forecast to Tumble 16% This Year, the First Year-Over-Year Decline Since 2014

Suffolk Wins CM Bid for $200M New GE Global Headquarters in Boston

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Suffolk Construction was selected on Dec. 16 as construction manager for General Electric Co.’s ’s new $200-million global headquarters

Bill Clinton to Give Greenbuild Conference Keynote in Boston

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9 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center President Bill Clinton will give the keynote address at the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo at 6 p.m. on Nov.

Archaeologists to Scan 1800's Construction Ship at Boston Building Site

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A wooden ship at least 50 feet long, thought to be from the mid-to-late 1800s, was uncovered about 25 feet below grade late last week during construction of a 17-story building at 121 Seaport Boulevard.

Boston Begins Reaping Benefits Of Big Dig

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Less than 10 years later, billions in economic development flourishing in city’s transformed landscape. Infrastructure

Boston's Green Line Extension Project Budget Grows to $2.3B

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. . . Massachusetts state transportation officials and MBTA fiscal overseers voted unanimously yesterday to support a scaled-down Green Line extension. However, the Federal Transit Administration still must approve the new proposal of $2.3 billion to complete the project.