Shawmut Topping Off UMass Medical Building

WHAT: Shawmut Design and Construction will join UMass Chan Medical School to celebrate the topping off construction milestone on the new education and research building on Monday, August 22, at 12:00 p.m. when a signed, ceremonial steel beam will be secured at the highest level on the future $325M state-of-the-art building. 
The nine-story, 350,000 square-foot biomedical research and education facility will support more than 70 principal investigators who will be collaborating to improve and expand translational medical research on the Worcester campus. 
The celebration will include a speaking program outside the Albert Sherman Center on campus. 
 WHERE: UMass Chan Medical School   
Albert Sherman Center 
268 Plantation Street  
Worcester, Mass 01655  
WHEN: Monday, August 22, 2022 
12:00 p.m. EST   

  • Les Hiscoe, chief executive officer, Shawmut Design and Construction 
  • Michael F. Collins, MD, chancellor, UMass Chan Medical School   
  • Barbara Kroncke, executive director, University of Massachusetts Building Authority  
  • Robert Quigley, principal, Architectural Resources Cambridge 

About Shawmut Design and Construction: 
Shawmut Design and Construction is a $1.3 billion national construction management firm with a reputation for completing extremely complex and logistically challenging projects for the most high-profile clients in the industry. As a 100% employee-owned company, Shawmut has created a culture of ownership, proactive solution-making, and forward-thinking. Over eighty percent of its business comes from repeat clients, proving there is a strong focus on building lasting partnerships. Shawmut has offices in Boston, New York, Miami, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit 
Shawmut has won Best Workplace by Fortune Magazine four times, Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials, Great Place to Work’s Best Workplace for Parents, and one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes. 

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