Pulse: New England
New England Conservatory plans to build a 135,000-sq-ft residence hall and performance center in Boston. The two-building project will include 252 beds, a dining commons with performance stage, a library, three performance rehearsal spaces, a 200-seat black box theater, an orchestra rehearsal room and an assembly recording room. The project is valued at $60 million. Tishman Construction Corp., an AECOM company, Boston, is the construction manager. New England Conservatory, Attn: Don Jones, VP Institutional Advancement, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston, 02115. DR#10-00507037.
Carpenter & Co. plans to build the 30 Dalton Street Residences in Boston. The 400,000-sq-ft project will include 255 residential units as well as ground floor retail space. The project is valued at $80 million and is expected to begin this July. Suffolk Construction Co., Boston, is the construction manager on the project. Carpenter & Co., Attn: Peter Diana, Attorney, Charles Square, 20 University Rd., Cambridge, 02138. DR#14-00405484.
Brown University Dept. of Facilities Management, University of Rhode Island (URI) and Rhode Island College (RIC) plan to redevelop the former South Street Power Station in Providence into 120,000 sq ft of administrative offices for Brown University and a joint RIC/URI nursing education center. The project will also include graduate student housing, retail space, restaurants and new parking facilities. The project is valued at $206 million. Brown University Dept. of Facilities Management, Attn: Michael J. McCormick, VP of Planning Design and Construction, 60 Olive St., Providence, 02912. DR#10-00468278.
Okemo Mountain Resort LLC plans to construct two new ski lifts and seven new ski trails at the Ludlow-based resort. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring/summer. Okemo Mountain Resort LLC, Attn: Ted Reeves, Construction Manager, 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, 05149. DR#13-00638489.
CLEAR plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the former Wausau Mill property in Groveton. The facility would contain an 8.7-MW natural gas powerplant and 1.8 million gallons of storage and produce approximately 300,000 gallons a day of LNG. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. CLEAR, Attn: Evan Coleman, COO, 241 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, Mass., 01752. DR#14-00443243.
Downeast LNG plans to build a liquefied natural gas import terminal in Robbinston that will consist of a single storage tank, processing equipment, a new pier and several small support buildings. The project is valued at $600 million. Downeast LNG, Attn: Rob Wyatt, Project Engineer, P.O. Box 147, Robbinston, 04671. DR#07-00815731.