Keeping up with equipment database on lab projects

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. Companies often hire someone to create this inventory because they don’t currently have one or if they do, it ...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!