John Fish steered his company, Suffolk Construction Co., through the Great Recession of 2009 with a cheerful optimism and plenty of ambition. He also set big goals for Suffolk, including investments in technology. Now that the good times are back, the Boston-based company continues to win big building construction-management contracts around the country, posting revenue of $2.5 billion in 2015. ENR Correspondent Scott Van Voorhis talked to Fish about Suffolk’s markets, millenials and technology.
What percentage of Suffolk’s work is now in either the tech or health-care sectors?
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.