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

Massive Fire Guts Nearly Completed Boston Building

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A day before it was slated to have its fire-alarm inspection, a nearly completed 83-unit mixed-use building in Boston went up in flames

Amazon could be leaning toward Boston for new HQ2

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The company's leasing efforts in the seaport city mimic the first phase of its HQ2 plan

Boston Bridge Crew Opens Mass. Pike Three Weeks Early

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Beginning work on the rehabilitation of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that runs over the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston, crews opened the toll road to preconstruction traffic patterns on Aug.

Interiors/Tenant Improvement Best Project: Boston Consulting Group - 10 Hudson Yards

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The Boston Consulting Group office space at 10 Hudson Yards spans six floors and nearly 200,000 sq ft

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.

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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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.

Construction begins on Phase I of $240 million mixed-use development in Boston

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Fenway Center, Boston’s newest mixed-use development, is now under construction adjacent to Fenway Park.

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

Boston In Midst of Construction Boom

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

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. .

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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.

Developers reduce height of Boston's Winthrop Square again

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Before the project can move forward, it must undergo another public review period and reconcile its affordable housing plan with the city's goals

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.

Record storm surge in Boston prompts renewed calls for flood mitigation infrastructure

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A record storm surge caused by a recent winter storm produced significant flooding in downtown Boston and renewed calls for the construction of flood mitigation infrastructure. Ocean water swamped areas near Boston Harbor and then froze solid.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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

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.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration: Boston Public Library, Central Library Renovation

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The Central Library’s $78-million renovation was completed while the building was operational

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

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.

Amazonia, USA

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Moody’s analytics arm larded its top-10 HQ2 contenders list with established and emerging high-tech hubs, including Austin, Atlanta, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Rochester, NY.

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

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

Best Project Interiors/Tenant Improvement: Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Boston Office Relocation

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The main challenge of the 25,000-sq-ft office fit-out was raising the dropped ceiling on one level by 1.5 ft, to 10 ft from 8.5

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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

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

Air-Rights Decision Allows Fenway Center Project to Advance in Boston

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A successful air-rights project has not been built over the Massachusetts Turnpike since Copley Place opened in downtown Boston in 1983

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

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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.