Sandy Hook School | Grand Honor Award |  Consigli Construction
On October 26th more than 250 industry colleagues attended AGC's bi-annual Build New England Awards, honoring nine projects that demonstrated Building Excellence through collaboration.
Our warmest thanks to Maureen McDonough, Executive V.P. & CRO, SUFFOLK, program host and emcee and jury members Sara Bryant, (Jury Chair) Murtha Cullina, Tim Bonfatti, Compass Project Management, Inc., Daniel Connolly, Commodore Builders, Jackie Falla, Elaine Construction, Peter Harrod, Code Red Consultants, Steven Sakakeeny, SAK Environmental, John Schmid, Nitsch Engineering and Josiah Stevenson, Leers Weinzapfel Associates for their valued contributions in making this year's program such a huge success!

To view all of the winners project profiles click here>>
To view all of the photos from the evening please visit our FB page>>

Beacon Hill Advocacy: AGC MA at Work for You   

AGC MA Joins with Industry Allies on SJC Amicus

AGC MA joined five other allied construction organizations in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) this month to voice industry opposition to a lower court ruling adverse to the construction industry. The lower court ruling turned on an obscure decision from 1906, which resulted in a contractor forfeiting $14 million in contract balance and claims.

AGC MA Assists Mass. School Building Authority with Economic Data

On November 13, AGC MA facilitated a conference call between the Mass. School Building Authority (MSBA) and AGC of America Chief Economist Ken Simonson to discuss national and local school construction cost trends. MSBA is seeking a deeper understanding of the factors behind recent, unexpected cost escalations on their school building projects. The spikes transcend Chapter 149 and 149A delivery.

AGC MA Opposes Bills Mandating Daily Posting of Names of all Workers on all Private Jobsites

On November 7, an AGC MA delegation met with the House Ways & Means General Counsel to express its strong opposition to Senate Bill 1019 and House Bill 1005 "An Act Relative to Transparency in Employee Benefits Reporting in Private Construction "

AGC MA Hosts Mass. Construction Industry Summit

On November 6, AGC hosted a meeting of the executive directors and legislative staff of 15 largest allied employer trade associations representing commercial design and construction firms in Massachusetts at the AGC office. This was the first such meeting in over 10 years. 

AGC MA Meets With Attorney General's Office
On November 15, AGC's Brendan Carter joined colleagues from allied trade groups for a quarterly construction employers' associations meeting with Staff and Attorneys at the Office of the
Attorney General. Agenda items include the Wage Theft legislation, AG Wage & Hour enforcement
actions, current Bid Protest issues, and a general discussion on other legislative bills impacting the construction industry.

AGC MA Hosts "Conversations With...UMBA"

On November 3, Joe Naughton, Director of Capital Projects and Charlie Paradie, Director of Pre-Construction Planning for the UMass Building Authority joined 30 attendees to discuss a myriad of topics related to UMBA's ambitions $3 Billion growth plan. 


Delphi Construction Celebrates 25 Years of Success
Multi- Market Construction Management and General Contracting firm, Delphi Construction celebrates 25 years of success. Read how CEO Jake Simmons and his team have retained their core values of Building Responsibly on every project they deliver.



Build the skills you need most now to:

  • Accelerate career advancement
  • Take on new challenges and responsibilities
  • Improve job performance, efficiency and productivity
  • Learn current best practices
  • Win work with existing and new clients
  • Add greater value in your company

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Celebrating the most exemplary women
in Construction who demonstrate
leadership, generosity, innovation, and unwavering commitment to their career,
colleagues and industry!

Nominate a colleague, mentor or friend!

Submissions open November 27th.

Awards luncheon (WIC week) March 6th at the Seaport Hotel, Lighthouse Ballroom.

Sponsor Opportunities are available.


BWiC is thrilled to announce the newly launched mentor program! Whether you are just starting out or have a few years under your belt, a mentor can provide many tools and best practices to help further your career. 


2017 Annual  CLC Corn-Hole Tournament!
Appetizers will be served |Prizes and Cash Bar
November 21, 2017 | 6:00 -9:00 p.m. | Parris Hall, Faneuil Hall

Building Excellence Series with Matt Consigli
December 8, 2017 | 7:30-9:30 a.m. | Preti Flaherty, 60 State Street

Join us for an intimate conversation with Matt Consigli, President, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. Representing fourth-generation ownership, he has helped guide the company from a small, local contractor to one of the largest construction management firms in the Northeast. Matthew is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm.
He holds a degree in Construction Management from the University of New Hampshire, a B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University, and an M.B.A. from Babson College Graduate School of Management.

Moderated by: Kenneth Rubinstein, Attorney, Preti Flaherty


OTI-OSHA Principles of Ergonomics 
December 4, 5, 6 , 2017 |8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. | AGC Conference Center
Instructor:  Louise Lynch, PT
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders.
CM-Lean Exam
December 19, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | AGC MA Conference Center

Constructor Supervisor License Renewal Institute (CSL)
On line-anytime 
You MUST have your CSL License Number to Register and begin your classes.

Lisa Frisbie

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