AVEO Pharmaceuticals

AVEO Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA DH Project Management's Scope Square Footage: 220,000Product Type: Oncology Drug Research & DevelopmentProject Type: OPM, On Site Facilities Management, FFE and Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 85Project Duration: 2 yearsSummary:AVEO’s departing Facilities Director asked DH to provide services as the interim Facilities Director and Project Manager until construction projects and lab moves were completed. When DH was brought on the project was still in the design phase, and cost projections tracked at several million dollars over budget. DH’s principal recommended that the client change the construction team on the project in order to reduce the projected costs to meet the original budget. The construction of the new 25,000 sf ACF and labs, along with 75,000 sf of additional lab and office spaces, was completed on the new schedule, and was completed under budget by some $700,000.Additionally DH analyzed and proposed alternative temporary space options to address a four month ...Read More

Dowling Houy Launches a New Website

We recently updated our website. This new website is modern, easy to navigate, and is more SEO friendly. Additionally our site is mobile responsive (our site should automatically format itself on your mobile or tablet device). If you have any issues with our new site, please contact us. Enjoy the new site, and thank you for stopping by.

Investment Technology Group

Investment Technology Group Boston, MA DH Project Management's Scope Project Date: 3rdQuarter 2008Square Footage: 60,000Product Type: FinanceProject Type: OPM, Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 125Project Duration: 9 MonthsSummary:DH was hired in the fall of 2008 as the overall project manager for a complicated two-phase project consisting of the following: Owner's Project ManagementPhase ICoordinated the installation of a stand-by emergency generator:This location is a BCP site for ITG, a 600KW emergency generator was required to be designed and installed to support trading as well as serve as a BCP site for other locationsData Center: The data center supporting the trading floor and software development is approximately 2,500 square feet and was designed to serve ITG through the full term of their leaseTrading Floor: An approximately 50 seat area with room for expansionThe entire trading floor is connected to the emergency generator to insure business continuity in the event of an emergencySupport offices: One floor ...Read More

UMASS Lowell

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AND UNIVERSITY CROSSING Lowell, MA DH Project Management's Scope Project Date: 3rd Quarter 2012 & 1st Quarter 2014Square Footage: 69,000 HHS / 90,000 UCProduct Type: Higher EducationProject Type: Relocation, Contractor Management, FurnitureHeadcount: 70 Faculty / 150 AdministrativeProject Durations: 7 months HHS / 8 months UCSummary:HSS: Dowling Houy (DH) was hired August 2012 to relocate the Psychology, Criminal Justice and Nursing departments to the newly constructed HSS Building located on South Campus.University Crossing: DH was engaged in early 2014 to relocate 14 departments including the Office of the Chancellor, Admissions & Enrollment, all the departments reporting to Dean of Students, and the campus Bookstore from locations throughout the campus to the newly constructed University Crossing. Relocation ManagementHSS: Created the Equipment / Move Matrix, Packing & Tagging Instructions and Welcome PacketsThis has subsequently become the template used by the University’s Project Management Depart.Furniture Coordination University Crossing:Coordinated and managed nine ...Read More

Dedham Medical Associates

Dedham Medical Associates Dedham, MA DH Project Management's Scope Project Date: 2nd Quarter 2012Square Footage: 80,000Product Type: Mixed Use- Multi-tenant Office/Medical Exam RoomsProject Type: Ground-Up ConstructionHeadcount: 200Project Duration: 15 monthsSummary:DH managed the relocation of Dedham Medical Associates (DMA) to a new state-of-the-art LEED accredited Medical facility. The new facility includes lab, office, exam, radiology procedure and waiting rooms. DH managed the move planning, furniture procurement and relocation of DMA’s contents and equipment resulting in a smooth transition of clinical and patient space completed on time and on budget with no disruption to business. Owner's Project ManagementBuilding and Contractor CoordinationRepresented client at weekly construction meetingsCollaborated with the GC to coordinate schedules to eliminate conflict with construction activities and ensure timely completion of project.Space yield-up planning.Coordinated broom sweep, final walk through and space return to building.Furniture and Equipment ProcurementFurniture Inventory /Asset Disposition –DH inventoried existing DMA assets.Coordinated removal, sale and donation of ...Read More

Boston Heart Diagnostics

Boston Heart Diagnostics Office and Lab DH Project Management's Scope Project Date: 4thQuarter 2012Square footage: 47,276 Laboratory Space / 42,150 OfficeProduct Type: Industrial & Life SciencesProject Type: OPM, FFE and Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 200Project Duration: 3 yearsSummary:DH was hired in October 2012 to assist Boston Heart Diagnostics (BHD) with their re- stack and build out. BHD’s growth required the relocation of their 5th floor administrative space to a newly acquired space on the first floor of their current building while simultaneously renovating the former admin space to house their Pre- Analytical / Genetic / Chemistry labs. Upon completion of the 5th floor work, BHD began the re-design and build out of the 4th floor for the HDL / Agarose and lab office expansion.BHD is a 7-day a week operation, DH ensured the move was completed within the 10 hours allotted.  DH also moved the majority of BHD’s Finance, IT and Marketing ...Read More

MASS2020

National Center on Time & Learning / MASS2020 Boston, MA DH Project Management's Scope Square Footage: 10,000Product Type: Non Profit, EducationProject Type: OPM, FFE and Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 32Project Duration:  5 monthsSummary:DH served as the owners project manager for Mass2020 a non-profit organization, guiding them through a design of the selected tired-looking facility to take advantage of the building’s character while providing natural light throughout the new spaces.  The landlord selected its general contractor, and DH worked closely with both parties to obtain additional improvements at no additional cost to our client, including a newly custom-built reception station, more glass interior walls, and additional paint work.  The completed spaces exceeded Mass2020’s expectations and the project was completed ahead of schedule and on budget (zero construction costs for Mass2020). Owner's Project ManagementWorked closely with the design and construction team, contributed to the overall design and value engineering processConsulted and supported:IT planningFloor plan ...Read More

Wolf & Company

Wolf & Company Boston, MA DH Project Management's Scope Square Footage: 32,000Product Type: Financial ServicesProject Type: OPM, FFE and Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 170Project Duration: 12 monthsSummary:DH was hired early on as the overall project director for this mid-sized CPA tax and accounting firm. The project assignment was to serve as the owner’s rep for Wolf throughout the project, guide them through an in-place renovation of their tired-looking space in a Class A Office, LEED Gold Building and build out an additional 5,000 square feet on an adjacent floor as expansion space. Lease negotiations were underway with the existing landlord and DH contributed to the final stages of the lease and work letter negotiations, ensuring Wolf’s best interests were met and the maximum dollars towards build out and new construction were obtained.At the project’s completion, Wolf’s president stated that their refreshed facility would support them well for the next 10 years plus, and ...Read More

SAPPI Fine Paper North America

SAPPI Fine Paper North America Boston, MA DH Project Management's Scope Square Footage 35,000Product Type: Corporate ManufacturingProject Type: OPM, Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 75Project Duration: 12 monthsSummary:DH was competitively selected as the overall project director. The project assignment was to serve as the owner’s rep for Sappi throughout the project. Lease negotiations were underway for 1.5 floors of a mid-rise in the Waterfront area of Boston. DH contributed to the final stages of the lease and work letter negotiations, ensuring that Sappi’s best interests were met and the maximum dollars towards build out were obtained. Owner's Project ManagementCreated and updated the project’s schedule and budgetAttended and/or lead all project meetingsSupported:ITplanningFloor plan development and approvalsLandlord relationsSappi had an existing architect, so Dowling Houy worked with the landlord to maintain this relationshipOwning the GC Services, the Landlord handled the RFP selection, but Dowling Houy vetted and added to the pre-approved pool of GC’s on ...Read More

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Boston, MA DH Project Management's Scope Square Footage: 15,500Product Type: Law FirmProject Type: OPM, FFE and Relocation ManagementHeadcount: 45 Lawyers, Paralegals, Support StaffProject Duration: 8 monthsSummary:DH was hired as project director for this tenant Improvement project assignment, as owner’s rep for the client throughout the project. DH contributed to the final stages of the lease and work letter negotiations, ensuring RIW’s best interests were met and the maximum dollars toward build out were obtained.Within a few weeks of relocating to the new facility, the Executive Director and Managing Partner both commented on how the new office was encouraging attorneys and staff to engage and work in more collaborative ways, and how much happier the firm’s atmosphere had become. Owner's Project ManagementCreated and updated the project’s schedule and budgetLed all project meetingsSupported:IT planningLandlord relationsFloor plan development and approvalsManaged RFP selection for architectural servicesNegotiated enlarging the pool of ...Read More