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From the monthly archives: October 2019

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Metro Walls Opens South Shore Branch

MANCHESTER, NH - Metro Walls is excited to announce that they will be expanding operations to the South Shore! Starting November 1st, you will find Metro Walls and their crews throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and Rhode Island…doing what they do best – Commercial Framing, Drywall and Acoustical Ceilings! Heading the charge for this new branch will be General Manager Jay Rocha, who comes to Metro with over a decade of commercial drywall expertise. Rocha, former project manager for Superior Drywall can’t wait to lead this South Shore team! He is a native of Fall River, MA, and he knows this region well. “Having the opportunity to expand our operations to cover more of New England has been a goal of ours since we opened our doors. We are thrilled to have Jay Rocha on board. I can tell he loves what he does and he has the energy to keep up in this business”, says Mike Dion, President of Metro Walls With locations already in Manchester, NH and Portland Maine, ...

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ABC Member Spotlight - Meet Brian Kennedy, Founder of BW Kennedy & Co.

It may seem hard to imagine now, but it wasn’t that long ago when the construction industry was fighting for its life. In 2008, Brian Kennedy was doing some work for clients he had worked with as a project manager for his previous employer. They asked him if he was going to start his own business. He did. It was himself, one superintendent and a part-time office administrator working out of the first floor of a three-family house. His clients fed him some projects.Today, as BW Kennedy & Co. celebrates its 10th anniversary, it is a general contractor that does about $80 million worth of work annually, employs around 35 people, and has moved into newly constructed headquarters in Arlington this summer. Some of those original clients are still with the company.Kennedy had a strong background doing life sciences work, and that remains the biggest sector BW Kennedy & Co. serves, but the company has branched out. It’s now a full-service company doing private school and other types of jobs. Whether it’s new ...

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  1. Re: ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

    Thank you for bringing awareness to this awful reality. It is more prevalent than I think a lot of...

    -- Laurie

  2. Re: Beacon Hill Roundup - March 29, 2022

    Interesting that Brooks still hasn't filed with OCPF from what I can tell!

    -- Marie

  3. Re: Electrical Board Update (3/11/19)

    My electrical application was rejected due to schooling hours expiring, this was last year. My buddy...

    -- Eric

  4. Re: North Shore Mechanical Contractors Announces Its Acquisition by PA-based HB Global, LLC

    I need a mechanical service for HVAC installation. I need a best-experienced contractor who will completely...

    -- Karen J. Martinej

  5. Re: Member Spotlight - Chris Sheppard of Eastern Insurance Group LLC

    I owned an Allstate agency for a number of years. I sold it primarily because of the lack of markets...

    -- Chris Health Agent

  6. Re: Kenney and Sams: Coronavirus 2020 What All Employers Should Know

    Great Article! Appreciate the info.

    -- Jenn V.

  7. Re: Kaplan Construction Announces Completion of Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline

    Love Kaplan. Great Company. Woman owned! (not too many woman in the construction industry..)

    -- Jenn V.

  8. Re: Official Announcement: RBF Joints its Practice with Withum

    23isback https://23is-back.com/

    -- 23isback

  9. Re: Governor Baker Issues Stay-at-Home Order to Non-Essential Services

    Does that also include Office employees of a construction company or just the jobsites?

    -- Paula

  10. Re: COVID-19: Unemployment Resources

    Why was my son denied unemployment ? Wrentham Mall is closed due to Covid19. He ahs worked there since...

    -- Karen

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