Boston Construction News: Developer inks Massport deal to build housing at former Boston Edison power plant

A developer has received the approval it needed from Massport to build a housing development at the former Boston Edison Power Station on Summer Street in South Boston. 

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Construction News: Boston Builds Big: Sectors Shaping 2024’s Construction Market

From the iconic skyline to historic neighborhoods, Boston is undergoing a significant construction transformation. But what's driving this growth, and which sectors are leading the charge? Let's delve into the…

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Boston Construction News: Builder confidence rebounds in May on tight existing inventory

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes jumped in May as continued inventory shortages boosted homebuilder optimism, despite higher construction costs and interest rates, the National Association of Home Builders reported.      

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Construction News: Construction starts rebound on manufacturing, housing strength

Total construction starts rebounded in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $912.8 billion, a 6% rise, due to bustling building activity for manufacturing plants and homes, according to Dodge Construction Network. But after a massive dropoff in January, starts for the first two months of the year were still 17% below their 2022 levels and weakness in the commercial and institutional sectors pose cause for concern.

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Boston Construction News: Construction begins on the East Boston electrical substation

Eight years after Eversource first proposed building an electrical substation in the Eagle Hill neighborhood of East Boston, the utility is finally breaking ground on the $103 million project.

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How to Attract and Retain a Traveling Construction Team During a Labor Shortage

As these slim teams are needed for extended, out-of-town trips to worksites in other areas, it’s critical that their accommodations ensure their comfort and rest between shifts. Doing so ultimately keeps the entire team employed, safe, and productive.

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Boston Construction News: Delayed Tower Takes Shape Over Boston’s South Station The 680-ft-tall structure will be one of the city’s tallest buildings

After decades of planning and false starts, a 51-story tower is finally taking shape over Boston’s South Station, set to be one of the city's tallest buildings.

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Boston Construction News: Consigli breaks ground on Lendlease’s $500M Boston life science project

Australian developer Lendlease and Montreal, Canada-based real estate management firm Ivanhoé Cambridge have broken ground on a $500 million life science project in Boston.

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