Creative Process Drives Boston Firm

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

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 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

Boston In Midst of Construction Boom

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

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.

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

Boston enacts new climate resiliency rules for buildings

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Boston has enacted new rules to help buildings withstand climate change

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

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

Small Fixes Are Best for Boston Harbor Resilience

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If you were hoping for a silver-bullet, big-infrastructure solution to save Greater Boston from the impact of rising sea levels, a major study coordinated by University of Massachusetts Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab released in the spring may have come as disappointing news

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

$205 Million Approved for Charles River Crossing in Boston

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of Transportation has approved a $205-million project to replace a timeworn steel-truss bridge along Boston’s historic Freedom Trail The Massachusetts Dept.

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 Mentor Program Helps Address Boston's Worker Shortage

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The Construction Mentor Program pairs students with mentors on active construction sites in Boston and is helping address worker shortages on the city’s construction sites

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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 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 ‘housing emergency’ prompts regional initiative for new residential construction

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A housing shortage that one mayor called “an emergency” has spurred a regional initiative in the Boston area to build more residential units. The mayors of 15 cities and towns close to the Bay State capitol pledged to sharply accelerate the pace of home construction. The goal is to add 185,000 new homes by 2030 in the 15 communities

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

New England City Scoop: Construction Starts in Boston

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Dodge data on projected 2018 construction starts in the Boston area

Boston’s new flood protection plan centers on new parks

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh recently unveiled a flood protection plan that keys on new parks and upgrades of existing ones. City leaders were alarmed when storms last winter put parts of the downtown area and the Seaport district underwater for a more than a day. Recent sea level rise forecasts have added urgency to the issue

MBTA Crews Restore Blue Line Service in Boston Following Fire and Flood

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Service resumed on March 18 for the Boston MBTA Blue Line following disruption from a fire that raged for two days at an East Boston casket company, forcing evacuation of 150 homes

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-area medical center will anchor housing, office and retail development

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The Quincy, Massachusetts, project will represent the largest commercial development in the downtown's $1.6 billion redevelopment surge, which started in 2011

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. .

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.

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 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'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

$1 billion Boston hospital project to include extensive disaster resiliency features

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Massachusetts General Hospital’s planned $1 billion expansion in Boston will include many features to cope with a natural disaster. The goal is to create a structure where patients and staff could potentially shelter in place for four days.

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.

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 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.

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

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