Keeping up with equipment database on lab projects Article Angela Ciramella is Project Manager at Dowling Houy LLC, Boston, Mass. It is well known that Boston and Cambridge have become the hub of the biopharmaceutical industry in New England and arguably the world. According to MassBioEd the anticipated job growth rate in Massachusetts research over the next 6 years is 17%. Given the growth of the industry and development of excellent laboratory real estate, many companies are looking to relocate. This can be an overwhelming process for a company of any size and one of the often overlooked keys to the success of these projects is a well maintained laboratory equipment database.Equipment inventories are often developed in the beginning stages of a project when the lab planning starts. These inventories are used to locate equipment in the new layouts and assure the correct mechanical/electrical and plumbing requirements are accounted for. ...Read More
Gary Hall Joins Dowling Houy From running his own landscaping and construction business to cultivating and developing relationships with customers in various sales roles, Gary Hall’s diverse background is a perfect fit for the Dowling Houy team, according to Jeanne MacLellan, principal at Dowling Houy.“We’re glad he chose us to bring to bear over 15 years of experience overseeing a multitude of projects, from the limited one-off moves to extensive, multiple-phase relocation projects for over 500 people.”Hall has worked companies such as Fidelity Investments and Vistaprint .“From budget to timelines to unusual challenges, Gary keeps his clients’ best interests at the forefront. Gary’s depth of experience in construction, facilities relocation management, and sales makes him a natural at keeping a balance-positive approach to working with contractors and clients.” added MacLellan“The Dowling Houy team welcomes Gary as we look forward to his new experiences with us on future projects.” Announcement
DH Project Management Completes Omni Headquarters Raynham, MA – Dacon Corporation; Dowling Houy, LLC; R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners; and AHA Consulting Engineers recently completed OMNIlife Science’s (OMNI) new headquarters building at 480 Paramount Drive in Raynham.Recently purchased by Calare Properties, Inc. of Hudson, the formerly vacant 40,000sf, one-story building is located in the Raynham Woods Industrial Park across the street from DePuy Orthopaedic’s New England headquarters.OMNI’s build-out includes 20,000sf of office space, a 20,000sf warehouse, a fully functional machine shop space, as well as an R&D and finished goods area. Additionally, this property is serviced by a drive-in shipping dock.Under a 90-day construction schedule, Dacon broke ground in early April and occupants took their place in late June.OMNIlife relocated from 50 O’Connell Way in Taunton, a building which was immediately demolished after its move to Raynham to make way for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Casino, that is presently under ...Read More
Amanda Randall-Capobianco Promoted to Project Director "Dowling Houy is lucky to have such an accomplished facilities professional within our ranks. It was a logical conclusion to promote within to handle our new, high-profile client's project." says Jeanne MacLellan, principal at Dowling Houy. Dowling Houy is pleased to announce Amanda Randall-Capobianco has been promoted to Project Director. Amanda joined Dowling Houy in 2012 as a Senior Project Manager. Over the last 4 years, Amanda's role at DH has grown to leadership in client relationships, in construction, furniture and relocation management. With her diverse background and calm demeanor, Amanada brings experience, focus, and consistency to projects where frenzy is the norm. Currently Amanda is leading the construction and relocation for several clients in the Taunton area. Please join us in congratulating Amanda on her promotion!
Jennifer Perrault Joins Dowling Houy "We are thrilled to have Jennifer join the Dowling Houy team. Her unique background in both IT and Facilities Operations is proving a great asset to both DH and our clients," says Jeanne McLellan, principal at Dowling Houy. As an experienced real estate and facilities professional, Jennifer has a long history of leading multiple process improvement initiatives for biotech and corporate companies. Her efforts have resulted in increased efficiency and reduced costs. This in turn has led to improved procedures, contributing to overall organizational success. Jennifer's ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work within tight budgets, will ensure our clients' unique needs will be addressed. These skills make Jennifer a welcome and valued member of the Dowling Houy team. As the newest member of Dowling Houy, we look forward to Jennifer's contributions to maintain our steady growth and ability to exceed our ...Read More
Jeanne MacLellan Named Principal of Dowling Houy, LLC. "I can't think of a better way to celebrate our 6th year," says Chuck Houy, founder and principal at Dowling Houy.Jeanne began at DH in 2010, continuing a long and productive business relationship with the founders. She worked as a senior project manager, leading some of Dowling Houy's most complicated and prestigious projects, including Boston Heart Diagnostics, Sapient, A123 Systems and UMASS Lowell. Jeanne has added capacity and capability to the firm, with particular expertise in large projects, life sciences, and institutional work.Jeanne approaches every project as an exciting challenge. Her enthusiasm and sense of humor are highly regarded by her clients and colleagues, and her passion for doing things right the first time is unmatched. Perhaps Jeanne's particular strengths are her ability to communicate effectively, to unravel the most complicated puzzles, and to give clients peace of mind in the throes ...Read More
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