J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. Awarded New Project for Global Pharmaceutical Leader

By April 28, 2008News

Construction Management Firm to Build 100,000 SF Technology Center for Parexel

J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in world-class pre-construction services and challenging construction projects, announced today that it was awarded the pre-construction and construction management services for the leading global bio/pharmaceutical services organization, Parexel. This project will be a collaborative effort between Parexel; project manager, Fox Relocation; architect, ADD, Inc; construction manager, J. Calnan & Associates; engineer, RDK Engineers and technology consultant, The Coven Group.

Located in Billerica, MA, the new 100,000 square foot Technology Center includes the complete interior demolition and renovation of the entire building with the exception of the lobby and other core areas. The new and renovated spaces will house a new 7,000 square foot data center, including the lobby and office areas with custom design features. This building will also be LEED Certified.

“This project marks the eighth project along the East Coast for this global pharmaceutical leader,” says Jay Calnan, President of J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. “We have enjoyed our strong repeat business relationship with Parexel over the past several years and will continue to provide our specialized services and exceed Parexel’s expectations.”

About J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1996, J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A), headquartered in Quincy, MA with an office in New York City, is one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in pre-construction services and challenging construction projects. JC&A provides world-class services to select high-profile clients in the corporate, private school, life science, industrial/manufacturing, recreational, mixed-use/multi-unit residential, advanced technology and sustainable building markets. JC&A’s reputation has earned assignments from select clients, including Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Acceleron Pharma, Draper Laboratory, Verenium, Parexel International, Control Delivery Systems, Millipore Corporation Reebok International, The TJX Companies, Inc., Thayer Academy, New England Sports Network (NESN), Liberty Mutual, Tufts University, The MathWorks, and General Electric.

Among recent awards, JC&A earned the “IIDA New England Interior Design Award” for teamwork and best sustainable design, the Boston Business Journal ranked JC&A as one of the “Top 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies” and “Top Corporate Philanthropist” in the state, Boston SF recognized JC&A as “Construction Firm of the Year,” and the Ohio Casualty Group presented JC&A with the Platinum Safety Award for an outstanding safety record. More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.

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The existing two-story building (above) located at 2 Federal Street in North Billerica and owned by RREEF will be converted into the new Technology Center for Parexel.

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