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Press Release – FedEx Wilmington

FedEx Ground, Howland Development, Scannell Properties, and Dacon Corporation have teamed up for the renovation of the former 240,000 sf Lightolier facility at 45 Industrial Drive in Wilmington into FedEx Ground’s Boston Metro North Sorting Center. This new 160,000 sf facility will be FedEx Ground’s second major sorting center constructed in the Boston area... read more »

A Recap of Our Net Zero Building Tour at the Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife

Published in the U.S. Green Building Council – Massachusetts Chapter on 3/7/2016 By Kevin Provencher, PDA Associates, Inc. On Tuesday February 23rd, the USGBC MA Chapter hosted an in depth discussion and tour of the LEED Platinum, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Headquarters located in Westboro, Massachusetts, winner of the Chapter’s 2015 Innovation... read more »

2016 Design-Build Market Review

2015 saw a continuation of a healthy build-to-suit market.  Highlighted by large office projects along I-95/Rte. 128 from Burlington to Needham to the tune of 1 million s/f and large distribution centers along I-495 in southeastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, 2015 was a very good year for build-to-suit projects. TripAdvisor, Clarks Shoe, Wolverine, Vistaprint, and... read more »

Crown Linen – Keeping it in the Family Since 1914

AIM, Associated Industries of Massachusetts, recently shared a video based on one of our clients – Crown Uniform and Linen. Crown was founded in 1914 by a Greek immigrant who started delivering coats and aprons to Boston’s fish piers. Today, Crown provides uniform and linen services throughout New England. AIM’s video highlights Crown’s success... read more »

MassEcon Economic Impact Honorees Prefer Dacon’s Design/Build

Dacon Corporation recently attended the 11th Annual MassEcon Economic Impact Awards, an event that honors and recognizes corporations who have expanded, invested in capital projects, and added jobs to the Massachusetts economy during the past year. Dacon hosted Southwick Corporation (Golden Fleece Manufacturing Group) of Haverhill, developer Kevin McCall from Paradigm Capital Advisors, and... read more »

Dacon Attends Robbins Children’s Programs Renaming Ceremony

Many gathered on November 18, 2015 to rename and rededicate the expanded Markman Children’s Programs in memory of the late Judith Robbins, former Markman board member and Mayor of Attleboro. The new Robbins Children’s Programs includes classrooms named after local landmarks such as Lees Pond and Capron Park. The Ceremony was comprised of speeches... read more »

Dacon Celebrates Manufacturing Month in Massachusetts

With the close of Manufacturing Month, we would like to salute the world-class companies that manufacture and distribute innovative products globally and are an essential part of the Massachusetts’ economy. Manufacturing is important not only as an economic driver of our state, but also as a key generator of innovation, product development and employment... read more »

Southwick Expands in Haverhill, MA

Southwick Corporation, the manufacturer of American-made garments for Brooks Brothers and other clothing labels recently expanded its manufacturing operations into 140,000 SF. The building was formerly a Lowe’s Retail Store and is located at 25 Computer Drive in Haverhill, MA. After being purchased by Brooks Brothers in 2009, Southwick moved into a 90,000 SF... read more »

Massachusetts Manufacturing Month Kickoff at the State House

Kevin Quinn and Nick Little attended Friday’s Manufacturing Month kickoff at the State House. Six Massachusetts manufacturing companies were featured at the ceremony. They were Biogen, Boston Centerless, AccuRounds, AIS, Greentown Labs and Maybury Material Handling. Of these six, Dacon was involved in the design and construction of three of those companies, AccuRounds, AIS... read more »

Dacon Corporation Celebrates 30 Years of Design-Build Project Delivery

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Dacon Corporation, a fully integrated design and construction management firm that provides single-source solutions to clients’ most complex facility requirements. Founded in 1985 by Richard Kuchinsky, AIA, Dennis Leahy and Ron Gagnon, the company was among the first to challenge the traditional project delivery process in which... read more »