Washington state bans construction, Boston extends moratorium

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Jay Inslee’'s clarification updated Monday's mandate that appeared to exempt construction while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh extended his construction ban despite calls from his governor to lift it Washington Gov.

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Boston Extends COVID-19 Construction Ban

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Boston extended its moratorium on construction indefinitely on March 25 due to the COVID-19 outbreak

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Boston Dynamics showcases robot dog's construction capabilities

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The robotics maker has teamed with national contractor HITT to demonstrate how Spot performs on automated and remote-controlled image capture and other tech innovations

Boston mayor orders shut down of construction sites due to coronavirus

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has ordered that all construction projects in the city be suspended in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Walsh’s move comes after the postponement of the Boston Marathon, cancellation of the annual St.

Work Halted at Boston Project Despite Loophole in Shutdown Order

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Work had continued at Boston's Oro Seaport project despite the Boston ban on all construction because it was located on state-controlled land

Boston Becomes First City to Shutter Construction Sites

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Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh halted all construction jobs in Boston for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic

Business Group Says $50 Billion Needed for Boston Infrastructure

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A nonprofit group of Boston businesses called "A Better City" says $50 billion is needed to fund investments in transportation infrastructure.

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19-Story ‘Book Building’ to be Built in Boston

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The Boston Planning and Development Agency approved a 19-story, 350,000 square foot Boston University Data Sciences Center building, that is said to resemble a “stack of books.”

Boston In Midst of Construction Boom

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

Boston multifamily development combines a historic warehouse with a new, modern addition

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100 Shawmut Avenue is a new 138-unit condominium community under construction in Boston’s South End Landmark District

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.

Boston Properties plans 3-tower San Jose development

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Google's proposed mixed-use development in San Jose is said to have piqued Boston Properties' and other developers' interests in building nearby

Stained Glass Dump Truck Showcased in Boston Installation

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Artist Karl Unnasch has created a stained glass dump truck to be placed in Boston’s “The Auto Show” art exhibit, offering a deliberate nod to community construction workers and laborers.

Boston’s beefed up wetlands ordinance will limit development

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The City of Boston recently adopted a new wetlands ordinance that will protect wetland areas and direct the city’s conservation commission to consider climate change when it evaluates project proposals

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 enacts new climate resiliency rules for buildings

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Boston has enacted new rules to help buildings withstand climate change

Whistleblower Cites Concerns About Boston Light-Rail Project

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A high-ranking Boston regional transit agency safety official files a federal complain

$1B Boston hospital expansion will include disaster, flood protection

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Healthcare facility upgrade requirements for worst-case scenarios are often financially burdensome for owners, including Mass General, which is still raising money for the project

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Boston Reveals City Plaza Scheme

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The concept for the updated Boston City Hall “People’s Plaza,” was released on June 4 by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, revealing more open public spaces

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.

Creative Process Drives Boston Firm

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

Boston-based firm completes largest 3D-printed building in world in Dubai

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The walls of the cement-based building were created on-site in uncontrolled weather conditions, in a process that is expected to be available in the U.S. next year

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Long-Awaited Boston Marathon Bombing Markers Nearly Complete

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After spending years designing and fabricating permanent markers to memorialize the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victims, sculptor Pablo Eduardo reached the finish line on a recent July morning

Hensel Phelps sics Boston Dynamic robot dog on documenting its construction jobsite progress

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The contractor tested HoloBuilder’s reality capture app using the Spot robot on its $1.2 billion San Francisco International Airport project

Contractors Meet Deadline To Button Up Boston Construction Sites

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Boston officials expected nearly full compliance with an order to shutter and secure construction sites in an effort to combat coronavirus

New England City Scoop: Construction Starts in Boston

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Dodge data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Boston area

Boston Becomes First City to Shutter Construction Sites Because of Coronavirus

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Gilbane, Suffolk, Consigli among companies agreeing to shut down sites after Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh halted all construction in Boston for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic

Newly Completed Playground Named for Boston Marathon Bomb Victim Opens

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Martin’s Park, a playground in memory of those killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, opened June 15

Gas Explosions Rock Towns North of Boston

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A series of fierce gas explosions and fires rocked three towns north of Boston on Sept.

Boston’s New Fenway Center Development To Begin Construction

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Designed by architecture and master planning firm The Architectural Team for Boston developer John Rosenthal, the massive five-building, 500-unit complex recently received the final approval from Boston’s Department of Transportation. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Boston Mayor Unveils $500M Plan for Affordable Housing

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D) announced on Jan. 7 an unprecedented $500-million investment over five years for affordable housing, including a new business and foundation investment fund for creation of low- and moderate-income housing

Trimble, Hilti, Boston Dynamics Explore Use of Robots in Construction

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The companies will collaborate to develop a “proof-of-concept” solution

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

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The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life. Read: Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Zipcar Zipping From Cambridge To Boston, MA

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Company executives have announced final plans for the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Cambridge, MA, to Boston’s Innovation District. The move comes as a result of conversations years ago between Zipcar Chairman and CEO Scott Griffith and Boston Mayor Thomas M.

Boston's Local 103 Named Fastest-Growing IBEW Affiliate

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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' (IBEW) recently recognized Boston's Local 103 as its fastest-growing affiliate

Playground Honoring Boston Marathon Victims Is Underway

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Seven months after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, MacKay Construction Services Inc. completed a playground that was designed to be accessible to children with special needs

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

An elliptical office building goes with the flow in Boston

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121 Seaport, a 440,000-sf Class A office tower within Boston’s Innovative Seaport District, recently accepted its first tenant, with Alexion Pharmaceuticals leasing 150,000 square feet on floors three through eight.

Boston sees renewed call for $10B seawall in wake of devastating storm

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A recent winter storm, combined with a high tide, caused downtown Boston to flood with icy seawater

17-story Data Sciences building to rise on Boston University campus

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The design of Boston University’s Data Science building is sure to turn some heads when it completes in 2022. The 17-story, 345,000-sf building will resemble a stack of books rising up from a podium on the university’s central campus.