Friday, October 28, 2016
At the construction site of the new Hopkinton Early Elementary School, the weather cleared just in time to celebrate the Groundbreaking Event for the new school. Excitement was evident by the crowd, including many young children who will be attending the new school.
Jeff D'Amico, Senior Project Manager at Compass, spoke about the overall project and plan and other speakers included Joe Markey, Chairman of the Elementary School Building Committee, Lauren Dubeau, Principal of Center School and Member of the Committee, Jack McCarthy, Executive Director of the MSBA, State Representative Carolyn Dykema, State Senator Karen Spilka and Michael Shepard Vice Chairman of the Elementary School Building Committee.
The new two-story, 83,250 square foot school will be built at 129 Hayden Rowe Street and will include many environmentally friendly elements. It will replace the Center School on Ash Street which was built in 1927 and designed for 395 students in kindergarten and first grade as well as 80 pre-kindergarten students.
Medfield, MA, October 25, 2016 … Compass Project Management, Inc. in Medfield congratulates Brian Kelley, Bryan Jarvis and Jeffrey D’Amico on their promotions. Brian Kelley was named Vice President at Compass and Bryan Jarvis and Jeff D’Amico were named Senior Project Managers.
Brian Kelley has worked with Timothy Bonfatti, founder of Compass, for over 20 years at multiple companies. He has been with Compass since its inception in 2009 and manages multiple large-scale projects at Boston University. Bryan Jarvis has also been with Compass since its inception in 2009 and manages several large projects including Walpole Police, Fire and Counsel on Aging, Westwood Fire Station 2, and Newton Fire Department. Jeff D’Amico joined the Compass Team in 2010 after having worked with Tim at his previous company. He also manages numerous major projects including UMass Dartmouth Charleton School of Business, Hopkinton Elementary School, and the Clyde F. Brown School in Millis.
“I am excited about the direction Compass is moving in and very proud to name Brian Vice President of Compass and promote Bryan and Jeff to Senior Project Managers.” said Tim Bonfatti, President of Compass. “Each of them is an integral part of our Team, well respected by clients and colleagues, and a major asset to our Company’s future growth and success.”Read more
In fall 2004, the University of Massachsuetts opened a new building for the Charlton College of Business on the Dartmouth campus. An expansion to the existing facility was recently completed with the assistance of our Compass Team and includes classrooms, meeting spaces, an auditorium fully equipped with the latest digital media, and technology enhanced areas. Click on the link below and see inside the new building which just opened last month.Read more
The Town of Walpole passed all three Compass projects at the Fall Town Meeting on Monday, October 17th.
Walpole Town Meeting approved the following appropriations:
Article 3: $1.7M in supplemental funding to the previously approved $9M (Spring 2015) for the construction of the new Walpole Police Headquarters building. Total Project Cost $10.7M. Construction to begin Spring 2017.
Article 4: $14.7M dollars to construct the new, main Fire Rescue Station. Project includes temporary operations of the main station and demolition of the old building. Construction Phase to begin Fall 2016.
Article 5: $6.5 M dollars to construct a new Council on Aging building. Supplemental funding to support the estimated total project cost of $7.5M is expected to be received from a Community Block Development Grant and/or through private fundraising prior to construction start in the Fall of 2017. The Article achieved the required 2/3 majority vote (112-20) from a roll-call vote.
All approved funding does not require a tax override and will be handled within the Town’s current debt load.
Renderings of new Walpole Police Headquarters, Fire Station and Council on Aging.
Structural Steel is underway at the Westwood Police Headquarters project. The Administrative Area structure will be two stories along with a mechanical penthouse on the 3rd floor. The next milestone is to be weathertight in early January 2017 for interior work through the winter.Read more