Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announces that Sean Lepore has been promoted to project manager….
Kaplan Construction announces that it has completed its third child care center in Cambridge, Mass. and started the construction on the expansion of a center in Natick, Mass. for Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, a leading provider of early education and preschools, employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, educational advisory services and other work/life solutions.
Kaplan Construction’s COO awarded prestigious honor for implementing new technology
BOSTON – September 13, 2016 – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today that its COO, Jane Kaplan Peck, has been named one of the 2016 Women in Construction by the editorial board Constructech Magazine. Jane was one of 38 honorees selected based on their ability to go far beyond their own roles to instill changes in both their company’s technology and the industry as a whole.
“Each of these women has stepped up to the plate to undertake some of the world’s biggest projects,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director of Constructech Magazine. “With their willingness to take these challenges head on, they have raised the bar significantly on what women can achieve in construction.”
Submissions were made by colleagues, bosses and peers to highlight women who have integrated new technology to improve the quality of work. Kaplan Construction provides all superintendents, project managers and support staff with iPads loaded with Procore, a cloud-based construction management software application that allows team members to collaborate on projects, including all project communication, drawings, and documentation.
Award winners were honored at a dinner at the Constructech Magazine’s Technology Day conference on August 18 in Schaumburg, Illinois and featured in the September/October 2016 issue of Constructech Magazine.
Highly skilled BIM professional promoted to project manager
BOSTON – September 19, 2016 – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today that Sean Lepore has been promoted to project manager.
“Sean has achieved this promotion by not only being highly qualified with a breadth of experience, but also because he maintains excellent relationships with clients,” said Nate Peck, president of Kaplan Construction. “Sean gives his full attention to each and every detail, whether working on a high profile project or a smaller renovation. His knowledge of the field and his talent with Building Information Modeling (BIM) are a real asset to Kaplan.”
Sean’s portfolio as a Kaplan superintendent includes renovations and restoration of Congregation Kehillath Israel; site improvements for athenahealth’s master plan expansion; fit-outs for Bright Horizons, Tufts Medical Center, and Genzyme Corporation; and the historic rehab and adaptive reuse of 2101 Washington Street, soon home to 30 apartment units with ground floor retail space. He is currently the project manager for the 73,000 sf interior renovation for 40 Berkeley, a popular hotel/hostel hybrid in Boston’s historic South End.
Previously a superintendent with Turner Construction, Sean spearheaded mechanical coordination efforts for the ground-up construction of a 43,000 SF museum for the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD); the construction of both a mechanical penthouse and gallery space for the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM); and the Allston expansion project for Harvard University. He is also well-versed in analyzing site logistics for postage stamp-size sites and the impact to their surroundings.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, holds a Construction Supervisors License (MA CSL), and is OSHA certified.
Leading provider of early education and preschool expands in Greater Boston
BOSTON – August 30, 2016 – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today that it has completed its third child care center in Cambridge, Mass. and started the construction on the expansion of a center in Natick, Mass. for Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, a leading provider of early education and preschools, employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, educational advisory services and other work/life solutions.
“The completion of the new Bright Horizons at Kendall Square is important to our community, as the revitalized learning environment provides a bright and friendly space to support the early education and child development for our families,” said Tony Gentile, senior vice president of real estate development for Bright Horizons Family Solutions. “Bright Horizons puts a lot of thought into creating centers that can foster individual learning and child development at every age, and Kaplan has always done a great job of keeping our projects on track. We look forward to continuing our work together on the upcoming expansion and renovation of our Natick center.”
Kaplan Construction is a WBE general contractor and construction management company that provides comprehensive building programs including preconstruction planning, construction management, design-build services, and general construction for commercial, healthcare, multi-family, worship, and institutional clients. Serving Greater Boston since 1976, Kaplan is dedicated to building trusted, long-lasting relationships with its staff and clients based on professional teamwork, personal service, and quality craftsmanship. The company’s proactive approach features lean building techniques and integrated project delivery (IPD) that often realize substantial cost savings and earlier completion dates for its clients, while its dedication to safety far surpasses industry standards. Kaplan has earned its reputation for excellent customer service and superb workmanship, and the company’s highly successful projects have garnered a long list of industry awards and repeat clients. For more information, please visit www.kaplanconstructs.com.