Boston Heart Diagnostics

Office and Lab

DH Project Management's Scope

Project Date: 4thQuarter 2012

Square footage: 47,276 Laboratory Space / 42,150 Office

Product Type: Industrial & Life Sciences

Project Type: OPM, FFE and Relocation Management

Headcount: 200

Project Duration: 3 years

Summary:

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 teams in a 4-month time frame.

Owner’s Project Management

  • Lead Project Manager for the following:
  • Build out of first floor administrative and print shop.
  • Renovation of the former admin space to house BHD’s Pre-Analytical / Genetic / Chemistry labs.
  • Renovation of 28,000 sf and reconfiguration of 100+ workstations of sub-leased administrative space.
  • Build out of 30,000 sq. ft. of administrate and lab space.
  • Oversee replacement of carpeting in a 5-week phased approach
  • Overseeing the expansion plans in both the lab and print shop departments.
  • Led all preliminary programming meetings with the lab and administrative departments to understand the anticipated growth for each group
  • Communicated information to the architectural firms for the design processes

Furniture Fixtures and Equipment Management

  • Worked with the furniture vendor to develop a reuse plan for existing furniture and identify what new furniture was required
  • Participated in final selections and worked with Purchasing on order placement
  • Worked with the lab staff to schedule delivery of new equipment and removal of old
  • Scheduled specialty vendors to prep and relocate existing equipment

Relocation Management

  • Created and maintained detailed move schedule
  • Created and issued Packing & Tagging and Welcome Packet documents
  • Lead and coordinated weekly meetings.
  • Provided timely and concise move communication to key points of contact:
  • Oversaw all moves
  • Post Move Support –tracked all PM requests through completion.

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