J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. Awarded New Brookfield Renewable Power Project

By June 17, 2008News

JC&A’s focused Special Projects Division to renovate new headquarters for international hydroelectric power company

6/17/2008, Quincy, MA — J. Calnan & Associates, Inc’s Special Projects Division was recently selected by Brookfield Renewable Power to complete the extensive renovation to their new office space. The 29,000 square foot project, located in Marlborough, MA will serve as BRP’s new corporate headquarters for their United States Operations and will house Brookview’s U.S. executives, accounting and finance departments.

JCA will work collaboratively with Visnick & Caufield Associates and WB Engineers to complete this significant project that will create 100 new jobs. The project scope includes new state-of-the art offices, high-tech conference rooms, a sophisticated reception area, modern bathrooms and a new café for the employees. Finishes will include floating acoustical ceiling clouds, specialty lighting, porcelain tile, and vinyl plank floors. The S.C.C. will be a full service monitoring center overseeing many of their power plants. It will include redundant power plants and generators along with multiple CRAC units and gaseous fire suppression systems.

JCA’s Special Projects Division was chosen for this project due to the team’s successful history completing fast-track tenant fit-out projects and for its reputation for providing world class customer service.

“This marks our first project with Brookfield Renewable Power. We are proud that our reputation has earned us the privilege to partner with this responsible developer, owner and operator of renewable power generation facilities. It’s an exciting opportunity to build a long-term relationship with this international company,” says Jim Cahill, Vice President of J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.

Brookfield Renewable Power is the latest addition to JCA’s Special Projects Division’s expanding portfolio. Recent projects include Brontes Technologies, Blade Logic, The Boston Spine Group and General Compression to name a few.

About Brookfield Power
Brookfield Renewable Power is one of the largest owner-operators of hydroelectric power systems as well as wind farms, with more than $13 billion in systems across North America and Brazil. It owns 101 hydropower plants in nine states.

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, healthcare, 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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