SAPPI Fine Paper North America

Boston, MA

DH Project Management's Scope

Project Time Frame: 12 Month Engagement

Square Footage 35,000

Project Type:

Headcount: 75


Dowling Houy 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. Dowling Houy 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.

Construction Management

  • Created and updated the project’s schedule and budget
  • Attended and/or lead all project meetings
  • Supported:
    • IT planning
    • Floor plan development and approvals
    • Landlord relations
  • Sappi had an existing architect, so Dowling Houy worked with the landlord to maintain this relationship
  • Owning the GC Services, the Landlord handled the RFP selection, but Dowling Houy vetted and added to the pre-approved pool of GC’s on Sappi’s behalf and ensured their best interests were met

Contract Management

  • RFP selection of:
    • A/V contractor
    • Signage
    • Artwork

Relocation Management

  • Monitoring furniture selections, scheduling, delivery, and installation through punch list
  • RFP selection of the mover and move implementation, and post move management

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