Boston enacts new climate resiliency rules for buildings

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Boston has enacted new rules to help buildings withstand climate change

Creative Process Drives Boston Firm

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

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

Worker Dies at Wynn Boston Harbor Project Site

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A worker died at the Wynn Boston Harbor project site on April 3

$324M loan secured for Boston-area mixed-use development

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A group including Boylston Properties will redevelop the former Arsenal Mall into a 1-million-square-foot residential, retail and entertainment complex

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.

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

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

Suffolk Opens Addition to Boston Headquarters With Digital Ribbon Cutting

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Boston-based construction company Suffolk christened its new 38,000-sq-ft addition with digital technologies that imitated a physical ribbon cutting

New England City Scoop: Construction Starts in Boston

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Dodge data on projected 2018 construction starts in the Boston area

Boston Green Line extension holds 'real' groundbreaking

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Officials presided over the fourth kickoff ceremony for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's $2.2 billion, 4.7-mile light-rail extension

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

Long Planned Fenway Center Project Begins in Boston

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Contractors in Boston broke ground on Jan. 30 at the long-anticipated, $240-million Fenway Center megadevelopment

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.

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.

Boston's $3.5 Billion Green Line Upgrade to Double Capacity

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Boston transportation officials on May 7 unveiled an estimated $3.5-billion plan for modern Green Line trains that could potentially double the capacity of the nation’s oldest and most heavily traveled light-rail system

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's Green Line Stretched to Limit, Despite Track Repairs

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An ongoing Boston Green Line track repair program has reduced derailments, but an aggressive maintenance program, improved safety standards and more investment are critical for avoiding more derailments and other system failures, according to a state transportation oversight report

Boston In Midst of Construction Boom

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

Construction On $2.4B Wynn Boston Harbor Continues After Steve Wynn Resigns

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billion Wynn Boston Harbor project is reportedly moving forward despite the fact that casino mogul Stephen A. The $2.4 Wynn resigned on Feb.

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

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

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

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 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. .

MBTA Notebook: Boston Landing Station Nearly Complete

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Crews are nearing substantial completion of the $20 million Boston Landing Station, which will return commuter rail service to the Boston neighborhood of Brighton after more than 50 years.

Legendary Boston Developer Kenneth Guscott Dies in Fire

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Kenneth Guscott, a Boston real estate developer responsible for helping revive Dudley Square in Roxbury, died in a fire at his home on Sunday night along with is father-in-law Leroy Whitmore.

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.

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 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.

At Boston University’s dental school, ‘under construction’ won’t mean ‘closed for business’

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On April 5, Shawmut Design and Construction broke ground on a 41,900-sf expansion and 53,100-sf renovation of Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

Boston Celtics training and practice facility will be part of Boston Landing mixed-use development

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Boston Landing is a massive transit-oriented urban development located just minutes from downtown Boston.

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

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.

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

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

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