Boston Construction: BPDA Board approves five residential and commercial projects

BOSTON–The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors this month approved five new development projects and one Notice of Project Change (NPC). The new projects will create 325 residential units, 34 of which will be designated income restricted.

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Boston Construction News: Proposed construction could add 600,000 square feet to BMC, frustration to some residents

The busiest trauma center in the region is announcing a major expansion could be on the horizon to keep up with demand. Boston Medical Center revealed it could add as much as 600,000 square feet of construction over the next decade.

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Product Spotlight: STRUCTURAL RETAINING STARS

Our Structural Star Building Retaining Washers (Structural Retaining Stars) are domestically manufactured in the USA. Often referred to as seismic earthquake washers or Century Star Washers, our washers have an architecturally accurate historic pattern, and are used as anchor plates or wall washers that are connected to a tie rod or bolt on exterior walls of masonry buildings for structural reinforcement, used to brace the masonry wall against lateral bowing

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Bridging Construction’s Talent Gap with Learning Workers

The construction industry faces a growing workforce shortage and talent gap that could impact productivity and workflow by 2020. Construction is now commonly cited as one of the hardest industries to recruit and retain talent, especially when it comes to finding skilled laborers and project leaders.

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Boston Construction News: Bulfinch Crossing construction continues with demolition work for One Congress

Construction on the 2.9 million-square-foot, multi-building Bulfinch Crossing complex in downtown Boston continues apace this spring. These new photos come courtesy of Iron Workers Local 7 and developer HYM Investment Group.

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