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!

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 customer's high standards.

Jeanne MacLellan Named Principal

"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 of project chaos. As principal, ...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.