Dimeo Completes Lowell Justice Center

The current design for the new 270,000 SF Lowell Justice Center in the historic Hamilton Canal District of downtown Lowell is a modern, energy-efficient building that will set a new courthouse standard for sustainable design and quality of the environment for visitors and staff. There are seventeen courtrooms with state-of-the-art security and technology features. An artist has been commissioned to integrate Lowell historic architecture and diversification as well as a judicial influence into the front entry glass curtain wall system.

The completed facility will contain the operations of the District, Housing, Superior, Juvenile and Probate and Family Courts. It will also contain office space for court staff, a Law Library, a detainee holding area, the Registry of Deeds, the office of the District Attorney, and a Grand Jury Room. The Lowell Justice Center will act at the cornerstone for the entry into the Hamilton Canal District and will be the first new building.

URI – Bliss Hall Complete

Dimeo Construction Company completes Bliss Hall project at the University of Rhode Island. Designed by Ballinger, the project entailed a complete demolition of the existing interior of the 57,583 sf building and erecting a four story addition to the Historic Bliss Buildings on the north side of Bliss Hall. The first three floors consist of a mix of classroom and lab space along with all new MEPs.

AWARDED WESTVILLE MANOR PROJECT

Dimeo Construction Company awarded first phase of the Westville Manor project in New Haven, CT. The first phase of construction will involve demolition of current units and the construction of 50 units through a combination of townhouse and a larger three-story main building with community space on the first floor.

AWARDED NATIONAL ELEVATOR PROJECT (NEIEP)

Dimeo Construction Company was recently awarded the 95,000 sf National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP) project in Warwick, RI. The complete gut renovation project is designed by Edward Rowse Architects and is expected to last 12 months in duration.

The new first-class training facility will be comprised of educational space, tool shop, office space as well as a rental space for the local Elevator Union branch. All new MEP’s, new electrical service, new entrance to the building and metal panels on the exterior of the building with an entire new roof assembly with EPDM insulated roofing system.

UNDERWAY ON WASHINGTON VILLAGE, PHASE 3

Dimeo Construction Company is underway on the Washington Village Redevelopment, Phase 3, project which represents the new construction of 108 housing rental residences in two buildings, on the existing Washington Village housing development in the South Norwalk Neighborhood of Norwalk, CT. The project is the third phase of a larger multi-phase redevelopment effort that will replace the existing Washington Village public housing project. Designed by DKH Architects, Inc. the project is to be complete by Summer 2021.

AWARDED OLD COLONY PHASE 3 B&C

Dimeo Construction Company will soon begin Phase 3, B&C, of the Old Colony Public Housing Community project in Boston, MA. This 182,360 sf project, designed by The Architectural Team, involves the new construction of 170 residential units in two buildings. The project is anticipated to complete in the summer of 2021.

MITIMCO – MAGAZINE STREET COMPLETION

Dimeo Construction Company recently completed the renovation of an existing 12-unit apartment building in Cambridge, MA. Designed by D/R/E/A/M Collaborative, the units on Magazine Street all received new electrical service, duct work, sprinkler and plumbing as well as refinished pine floors, deck rails and new double hung windows throughout.

DIMEO UNDERWAY ON LUTH RECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTER

Dimeo Construction Company is underway on the new Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center, a state-of-the-art facility for campus recreation and intramural sports at the College of the Holy Cross, designed by Cannon Design.

The new 52,000 sf facility — colloquially referred to as ‘The Jo’ — will offer a new home to campus recreation, through a wide range of fitness and wellness spaces, including sports courts, weight rooms, a golf simulator, three rooms for yoga, cycling and fitness, and a one-tenth-mile suspended jogging track overlooking Worcester.

The three-story facility will also be home to club and intramural sports and house an expanded office for Public Safety. Even the vending machines are getting an upgrade and will offer all-healthy options. The Jo is slated for completion by Fall 2020.

DIMEO AWARDED HILTON GARDEN INN EXPANSION

Dimeo Construction Company awarded Hilton Garden Inn Expansion in East Boston, MA.

This 48,960 sf project, designed by BMA Architectural Group, consists of a 5-story, 83-room addition and associated site improvements.

Existing amenities at the Hilton Garden Inn include an indoor pool, a fitness center, a business center, flexible meeting and event space, and Garden Grille & Bar, an on-site restaurant serving breakfast, dinner, and drinks. 25 parking spaces would be eliminated as part of the proposed expansion, reducing total on-site parking to 321 vehicle spaces.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital Renovations Underway

Dimeo Construction Company is underway with renovations to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, working with EYP Architecture and Engineering.
The existing Hasbro Children’s Hospital is an 8-story 1994 building located on the East portion of the Rhode Island Hospital campus. It houses pediatric ambulatory, emergency department, oncology, administration, surgical, PICU, and inpatient services, and will continue to actively service patients during renovations. Multiple demolition and reconstruction phases are required for six floors of improvements.
The scope of work throughout the building includes new lighting, wayfinding, new finish upgrades, new stairwells, bathroom renovations, and reconfiguration of the lobby, pre and post-op areas, and nurses’ stations.