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Recreation of Monticello Was A Project for the Ages Bill Laplante remembers the phone call like it was yesterday. That’s because it seemingly came out of nowhere, and also because […]

Outlook Improves for Commercial Builders, Despite Stiff Competition It’s only January, but Keiter Builders Inc. in Florence already has challenging projects on its roster for spring and summer. “We’re seeing […]

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Caolo & Bieniek Associates Has Designs on Innovation It’s not easy being green, but for today’s architects, it’s necessary. “We’ve definitely had a mix of sustainable-design projects,” said Curtis Edgin, […]

Gillen Collaborative Architects Offers a Unique Approach When William Gillen created Gillen Collaborative Architects Inc. in Amherst, he based his business model on decades of honed experience. “There is no […]

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UMass Takes Leadership Role in Clean-water Innovation David Reckhow says water treatment is ripe for innovation. “We’re working with technologies that are about a century old. We haven’t really advanced […]

Springfield Municipal Recycling Facility Marks 25 Years in Operation Mass. Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) leaders recently joined local, state, and federal officials to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the […]

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Construction Unemployment Hits Eight-year Low, but Challenges Remain The construction industry, both nationally and in Massachusetts, seems to be emerging from several years of sluggish growth, as unemployment in the […]

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Houle Builds on Its Expertise in Healthcare Contracting By KEVIN FLANDERS As a contractor specializing in projects at medical facilities, Raymond R. Houle Construction has seen the industry evolve dramatically […]

Lull in New-home Construction Leads Builders to Diversify Several months ago, Jos. Chapdelaine & Sons broke ground on the first new subdivision the company has built since 1998. The site […]

Brian Gibbons Transitions from Military to Successful Building Career By KEVIN FLANDERS Brian Gibbons is not your typical entrepreneur, nor did he follow the conventional routes to becoming a business […]