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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Multi Market Construction Management and General Contracting firm, Delphi Construction announced today their purchase of a 26,000 square foot facility on Bear Hill Road that will serve as the company’s new Waltham headquarters. The facility will house Delphi’s area operations along with those of Delphi’s sister company, Properties, Inc. a building services company.   Delphi is also increasing ...read more
    Categories: Member News, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members:Author:Erik Simon, PH.D, Consigli ConstructionContributors:Mike Guigli, C.A. PretzerAdam Kreitman, Lee Kennedy CompanyMichael Yanovitch, Town of BrooklineTodd Fernald, Walsh Brothers, Inc.Joe Kelly, AGC MAClick ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    On June 23rd, 2017, AGC MA held its annual Safety Breakfast, sponsored by AON Construction Services Group at the Boston College Club to honor 48 members achieving excellence in safety.  Congratulations to all of the winners!  The National Safety Award recognizes firms that have developed and successfully implemented industry-leading safety standards across its portfolio of work. The award ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Bachelor of Science in Facility Management (BSFM) Program – Fall 2017  DO.LEARN.SUCCEED  Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is pleased to announce the launch of a new degree program; a Bachelor of Science in Facility Management (BSFM) Program. The BSFM program are designed for working professionals that allows students to complete the degree ...read more
    Categories: In the Community, General Industry News, Member News
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    “Caroline’s background working in the early part of her career for an Architectural Firm, and most recently on the Owner’s side for Harvard University, brings a breadth of experience and perspective to her role, and to our growing team.  Caroline’s strong communication, and organizational skills, coupled with her advocacy on behalf of the Client, are just the skills Elaine looks for when enhancing ...read more
    Categories: Member News, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Google “corporate culture” and you will hit a numerous list of articles that tout the importance of instituting everything from a “culture of wellness” (Forbes) to “common values and how they are interpreted”. (HBR)More companies are scrambling to stay competitive by offering a myriad of what were once value added benefits but are now wholly expected by the new generations of work force that ...read more
    Categories: Member News, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    On 5/31, Bob Lizza (Consigli), Brad Gordon (Gilbane), Patrick Huntington (AGC MA Lobbyist), and  (Bob Petrucelli (AGC MA) met with Staff of Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester), Senate Chair of the Committee on Labor & Workforce Development, to discuss our concerns with ASM’s Indemnity bill. Please clickhere to see AGC’s letter in opposition. The Senate Staff was mindful of the great opposition by ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Advocacy | Public Affairs
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    On 5/2, AGC MA joined a coalition of public and private Owner groups to testify in opposition to ASM’s Indemnity legislation (House Bill 2369) at a public hearing before the Joint Committee on Labor & Workforce Development. Please clickhere to see attached letter submitted by the Coalition that includes AGC MA, NAIOP, AICUM (Association of Independent Colleges & Universities), MMA (Mass. ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Advocacy | Public Affairs
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    On 6/12, AGC MA testified in support of three AGC MA bills filed for the 2017 Legislative Session before the joint Senate/House Committee on State Administration:  Senate Bill 1710 & House Bill 3383 – “An Act Relative to the Fair Participation of Minority & Women AGC’s MBE/WBE’s on Public Construction Projects.”   -        Would provide the necessary changes to the current law to allow DCAMM ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    On Wednesday, June 7th, family, friends and colleagues gathered to honor Bob for his notable accomplishment of serving as Executive Director, President & CEO of AGC MA for 30 years.Captured to the right: Bob with his wife Terry and their 2 daughters Mary Kate (L) and Lauren Petrucelli (R)   In 1987, Bob joined the AGC as Executive Director with the responsibilities of managing the ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    AGC MA was recently awarded first place in NASA within the category for Chapters with 100-200 General Contracting Members. The AGC Chapter Safety Awards are based on a weighted average of participation and overall incidence rate of the Chapter’s general contract members. Congratulations to AGC MA members for achieving this noteworthy accomplishment continuing our mission in Building ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News, AGC MA News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Multi-market Construction Company Delphi Construction announces completion of large modular construction project for leading non-profit real estate developer in Greenfield, MA.   WALTHAM MA – June 8, 2017 – Delphi Construction, Inc. Vice President, Joe Mastromatteo announced today the completion of Leyden Woods, a $50m affordable housing development in Greenfield, Massachusetts for its client, ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    On June 12th Columbia Construction announced the promotion of four individuals in the Company: Shaun Lover, President, Andrew Townshend, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Bill Aalerud, LEED AP, Senior Vice President, AGC MA Board of Directors, and Dave Stodden, LEED AP, Senior Vice President. These leaders bring a breadth of experience in preconstruction, construction, ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Over the past nine years more than 98,000 women from all 50 states have joined in National Women Build Week changing lives and empowering women MILFORD, MA –  Over 20 employees from Consigli Construction Co., Inc. joined Habitat for Humanity this week to help build houses for families in need in Northborough and Dorchester, Mass., and Hamden, Conn. as part of National Women Build Week, that ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, In the Community
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    6th Annual AGC MA Service Day to Benefit St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children  Boston, Mass.— On Friday, May 19th for the third year in a row, more than 100 volunteers and 50 companies representing the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC of MA) return to St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children to repair and enhance the Dorchester campus.  The day-long project, which kicks ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Member News, Advocacy | Public Affairs, In the Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Boston Business Journal Recognizes Waltham and Cape Cod Based Construction Company as One of the Largest in State     WALTHAM MA – May 17, 2017 – Delphi Construction, Inc. was recently named one of the 25 largest General Contractors in Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal. This marks the company’s debut on the list which is published in print and online each year.  Delphi owner and CEO, ...read more
    Categories: General Industry News
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently met with industry professionals and educators at the offices of construction manager Colantonio Inc. to discuss ways to educate schools, parents and students about the high-paying opportunities offered in construction and to dispel the negative myths surrounding the industry.   The industry is suffering a major shortage of tradespeople and professionals that ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Press Release, General Industry News
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    HB 729 – Priority of Liens on Private Construction Contracts(Rep. Cahill)Seeks to address those situations where a contractor or construction manager has filed a notice of contract on a project before the mortgage for the project financing has been recorded.  The contractor or CM that agrees to remove their NOC in order to give preference to the mortgage will risk losing their priority position to ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Bob Kunz presented the CPWR Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) at the AGC MA OSHA 30 in March. The highly engaging discussion posed the question to attendess; "CAN WORKERS TELL WHEN THERE’S AN ALIGNMENT BETWEEN WHAT MANAGEMENT OR SUPERVISORS SAY ABOUT SAFETY AND WHAT IS ACTUALLY DONE ON THE JOBSITE?", they responded with a resounding yes. The use of Signage and Orientations (new employee and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety Service & Training News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    The Young Safety Professionals, (YSP), is the newest committee joining AGC MA.  The group was formed with the mission to provide a better understanding of what it’s like to be a new, young emerging safety professional in the construction industry.  The YSP is comprised of several General Contractors such as Dimeo, Columbia Construction, Suffolk and Consigli, to name just a few.  With each company ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members:Erik Simon, PH.D, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike Guigli, C.A. Pretzer Adam Kreitman, Lee Kennedy CompanyChris Scarvalas, Consigli Construction Jack Toland, Wentworth Institute of TechnologySamantha ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General Industry News
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    ​ DCAMM Bid Room Will ONLY Accept Bids Submitted Online For Projects Advertised on or after March 15, 2017  Effective March 15, 2017, bids on DCAMM Chapter 149, Chapter 149A (CM at Risk projects) and Chapter 30, 39M projects advertised on or after March 15, 2017  will ONLY be accepted through the agency’s web-based E-Bid Room and must be submitted through the DCAMM E-Bid Room website.  No ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, RFQ's, General Industry News
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    The AGC Human Resources Committee’s most recent program featured a panel discussion on the implications for employers of the recreational marijuana referendum passed by Massachusetts voters last year.  Michael Harrington, Esq. of Murtha Cullina and Jim Moore of eScreen joined a cross-section of construction human resources and safety personnel to discuss the law in the context of current employer ...read more
    Categories: Member News, AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News
    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2016Delphi Construction, Inc. has announced that long time Delphi Vice President, Keith Shaw, has been named Chief Operating Officer of the multi-market construction management firm out of Waltham and Cape Cod. CEO Jake Simmons made the announcement at a company meeting for Delphi’s 70 plus full time employees. Simmons cited Shaw’s new position as an ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has submitted a proposed Ordinance to the City Council that will “require all permit applicants to swear and affirm their company/individuals work histories and allowing for department Commissioners to deny or revoke a permit based on safety concerns including company and/or individual OSHA violations.” The proposed ordinance is in response to the recent, tragic trench ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    DCAMM has reached out to AGC MA to help publicize its call for firms to participate in a new Disparity Study to evaluate the participation of MBE/WBE firms in Commonwealth construction and design services contracting and procurement activities. The Study is being undertaken to determine whether the current program remains legally defensible and administratively successful. The Study is being ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Member News
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    On November 16, 2016 Ron Ciotti, Partner, Hinckley Allen and Brian Perlberg, Sr. Counsel for Construction Law, AGC of America presented:  Contract Killer Clauses and How to Survive Them. The program shared in-depth information on what clauses to look for that can put people responsible who can't control the risk. Some of those clauses to avoid included: “Differing Site Conditions”, be sure to ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Economic
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    AGC was pleased to participate in the 2nd annual WIT Construction Management Career Fair on November 3, held in the Watson Auditorium. Students of all levels attended and engaged with prospective employers that included AGC members: BOND, C.E. Floyd Co., Central Ceilings, Columbia Construction, Commodore Builders, Consigli Construction, Delphi Construction, Elaine Construction,  Erland ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    Today, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. was recognized by The Workforce Solutions Group (WSG) as the 2016 Employer of the Year. The recognition was given at the 7th Annual Massachusetts Jobs and Workforce Summit at the Devens Conference Center in Devens, Mass.   “This is a tremendous honor for us at Consigli, as we continually emphasize the importance of workforce development through internal and ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, October 21, 2016
    Today, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. joined officials from the University of Massachusetts to launch the Life Sciences Laboratories on the Amherst campus. The new 64,000 square-foot, cutting edge facility houses the university’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) – an organization that aims to advance human health through fundamental research.  “This state-of-the-art facility now serves ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    Stunning Renovation of Historic Building 19 Ties Past to Present  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Officials from Springfield Technical Community College (STCC), the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), Consigli Construction Co., Inc., and Ann Beha Architects broke ground this week on construction of the STCC Student Learning Commons.  The ambitious project marks a ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    AGC MA members are reminded that significant changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it pertains to overtime payment requirements go into effect December 1, 2016.  Many employers will need to review policies for classifying employees under the FLSA, determining how wage payments are calculated, and developing policies for consistent recordkeeping and legal compliance. Attorney Drew ...read more
    Categories: Labor Relations News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    On Friday, September 30, 2016 Mayor Marty Walsh, Cisco's Shari Slate & the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement along with 20 area CEO’s and 200 participants gathered at the Omni Parker House for the second annual Best Practices conference hosted by the Boston Women’s Workforce Council. The conference featured roundtable discussions about best practices to close the gender wage gap, hosted by ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    In the ever-shifting market- and economy-driven construction industry, benchmark anniversaries are no small feat. For Siena Construction, which celebrated 25 years in operation this year, their Silver Anniversary was a modest, yet impactful, affair.  Siena’s President Terry Hayes recalls, “This July, we took a boat ride up and down the Charles River together as a company, and passed quite a few ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members:Erik Simon, PH.D, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike Guigli, C.A. Pretzer Adam Kreitman, Lee Kennedy CompanyChris Scarvalas, Consigli Construction Jack Toland, Wentworth Institute of TechnologySamantha ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    (Boston, MA) Pinck & Co. was recognized this month as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc.  on the business publication’s annual Inc. 5000 list.  The September issue characterizes those on the 2016 list as “the superheroes of the U.S. economy.”   Says Jennifer Pinck, founder and owner of Pinck & Co. “We are thrilled that Inc. has chosen to acknowledge what our team has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Employers expect to hire over 25,000 OHS professionals in the next five years (2012 – 2017) of which 71% will be safety professionals, and of that, 76% expect to have bachelor’s degrees. Contributing to the demand for a qualified workforce is the “graying” (retiring) of current professionals creating a need for new safety professionals who will outpace the number of baccalaureate-prepared ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    Recognizing AGC Contractor Members for Safety Excellence Since 1926, the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort to offer AGC members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. NASA compares a member's safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type. To be eligible, AGC contractor members must have participated in the ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members:Erik Simon, PH.D, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike Guigli, C.A. Pretzer Adam Kreitman, Lee Kennedy CompanyChris Scarvalas, Consigli Construction Jack Toland, Wentworth Institute of TechnologySamantha ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Economic
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