JC&A Celebrates Topping Off Milestone at 245 Fifth Avenue Development

JC&A Celebrates Topping Off Milestone at 245 Fifth Avenue Development

Topping Off at 245 5th Ave

J. Calnan & Associates (JC&A), a leading construction management firm specializing in world-class preconstruction services and challenging construction projects, is delighted to announce the successful completion of the topping-off ceremony at 245 Fifth Avenue. Distinguished guests, including Waltham City Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy, city officials, and esteemed project partners such as Anchor Line Partners, Northwood Investors, Perkins & Will, McNamara Salvia, NV5, Paul Finger and Associates, and our subcontractors, joined JC&A in commemorating the placement of the final steel beam on Tuesday, June 27th, from 11:00 – 1:00 pm.


This significant milestone marks a momentous step forward in the development of 245 Fifth Avenue. Upon completion, this ground-up project will encompass an impressive 262,000 square feet, featuring six floors of cutting-edge lab and office space, along with three levels of underground parking.


Jay Calnan, CEO of J. Calnan & Associates, stated, “As a prominent player in the Life Sciences market of the Northeast, JC&A is honored to be entrusted with this high-profile project. We take great pride in the relationships we have built, and the team of experts dedicated to delivering exceptional results.”


Reflecting on the event’s importance, Dan Charest, Partner at JC&A and Project Executive at 245 Fifth Ave, remarked, “This milestone represents a remarkable achievement for 245 Fifth Avenue, made possible by the unwavering support of the City of Waltham and the collective effort of every project and subcontractor partner. While we pause to celebrate this milestone, our focus remains on the next accomplishment.”


The property itself boasts an impressive array of features, including 227,000 square feet of future lab space with 42,000 square foot floorplates. Additionally, there will be 18,000 square feet of amenity space, a food truck hall, and flexible space.


JC&A extends its gratitude to all subcontractors and partners who have played a vital role in laying the foundation and groundwork for this project. The company eagerly anticipates the continued progress of this endeavor as it moves closer to completion.


Watch our Topping Off ceremony and speeches from Mayor McCarthy, Jay Calnan, Dan Charest and more here!


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