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.

UMASS-ISENBERG SOM – BUSINESS INNOVATION HUB COMPLETE

Dimeo Construction Company recently completed the UMASS-Isenberg School of Management Business Hub. The project added 70,000 gross square feet of classrooms and student-facing spaces including an expanded career center, advising spaces and learning commons, as well as faculty offices to the school’s existing facilities. The new facility is our third project on the UMASS campus. The team and students celebrated the first day of classes on January 22nd and a formal ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 12th.

The new addition accompanies additional renovation of select spaces in the original 1964 building and the 2002 addition named for Harold Alfond. The new and renovated facilities combine to create a single unified campus for the Isenberg School of Management.

The project paired Boston architecture firm Goody Clancy and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) of New York and Denmark to complete the renovation and addition and is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.

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PC RFDC COMPLETION

Dimeo Construction Company recently completed the Providence College, Ruane Friar Development Center project. The new basketball training facility, designed by Perkins & Eastman, significantly enhances Friar athletics on a national level, student services, and College community life. Phase I of the project concentrated on the men’s basketball, athletic training center, athlete support services, offices, a new Friar Athletics Hall of Fame, and a dining room. It promotes academic success, team-building, skills development, conditioning, and wellness.

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CITIZENS CORPORATE CAMPUS COMPLETE

The recently completed 425,000 sf campus includes office and meeting space, collaborative work spaces, dining and fitness facilities as well as baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, and trails that the local community will be able to use. In total, approximately 3,000 employees will occupy the new campus.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on August 14th with over a thousand-people celebrating the opening of the office complex.

Quote from Joe Bolton, Sr. Project Manager:

“The main reason why the Citizens Corporate Campus project was such a success…there was a great team effort by all parties involved! Dimeo, Citizens, Elkus/Manfredi and Cushman/Wakefield thrived by the three C’s (Communication, Collaboration and Commitment) from beginning to end to bring the project to an on-time and on-budget successful completion.”

GARRAHY PARKING GARAGE UNDERWAY

The Dimeo team is underway with the new Garrahy Parking Garage, situated in downtown Providence, directly adjacent to the J. Joseph Garrahy Judicial Complex.

The 415,000sf garage, designed by Walker Parking Consultants, will have one level of parking below ground level for the judges, and six stories above ground for court personnel as well as public parking.

There is also roughly 5,000sf of mercantile space on the ground floor along Richmond Street.

Project manager Jimmy Bendokas states, “Dimeo Construction Company is happy to have been selected as the contractor for the New Garrahy Garage and are looking forward to being a major part in the ever-changing downtown environment.”

The 200,000sf judicial complex was originally built by Dimeo and completed in 1981.

YALE RESIDENTIAL COLLEGES COMPLETED

Dimeo Construction Company recently completed Yale University’s first residential colleges in over a half century. The 550,000 sf project, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, consists of two residential colleges (Benjamin Franklin College and Pauli Murray College) with 452 beds each and allows for expanded admission and reduction of crowding in the existing residential colleges, all while increasing enrollment by 15 percent, to approximately 6,000 students.

The LEED-Gold facilities consist of housing, academic, athletic, and student service areas to the campus and feature hundreds of dorm rooms, dozens of classrooms, lab spaces, cafeterias, lounges, and a theatre.

YALE PROJECT WINS AGC BUILD CT AWARD

Dimeo Construction Company has been awarded the AGC Build CT, New Large Construction, award for the Yale University, Benjamin Franklin College and Pauli Murray Colleges, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The 550,000 sf project consists of two residential colleges, with 452 beds each, and allows for expanded admission and reduction of crowding in the existing residential colleges, all while increasing enrollment by 15 percent, to approximately 6,000 students. The LEED-Gold facilities consist of housing, academic, athletic, and student service areas to the campus and feature hundreds of dorm rooms, dozens of classrooms, lab spaces, cafeterias, lounges, and a theater. Congrats to the team and to all of the award winners!

TOPPING-OFF AT PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Dimeo Construction Company recently held a topping-off ceremony at the Providence College, Ruane Friar Development Center project. The new basketball training facility, designed by Perkins & Eastman, will significantly enhance Friar athletics on a national level, student services, and College community life. Phase I of the project will concentrate on the men’s basketball, athletic training center, athlete support services, offices, a new Friar Athletics Hall of Fame, and a dining room. It will promote academic success, team-building, skills development, conditioning, and wellness.