Room to Dream Foundation Publicizes Maugel Fundraising Campaign

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Tue, Nov 26 , 2013

This article was originally published in the Newton Patch.

Maugel Architects Partners with Room to Dream Foundation - Creates Fundraiser to Assist with Multi-room Project and Other Projects -

The Room to Dream Foundationis pleased to announce Maugel Architects of Harvard, Mass. is spearheading an effort to raise funds on behalf of the organization. 

As the designers for an upcoming multi-room project in South Boston, Maugel Architects is donating services and manpower by providing over 30 volunteers to complete the project.  The foundation typically allocates a budget of $2,500 to $4,500 per project, with the hopes that the team involved will tap into resources and connections for donations of products and services needed to complete the rooms.  In this case, Maugel is taking the bull by the horns by creating a fundraiser to not only cover the cost of this project, which is estimated to be $5,000, but to raise an additional $5,000 to be used for future Room to Dream projects.

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Room to Dream Foundation Publicizes Maugel Fundraising Campaign

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Tue, Nov 26 , 2013

This article was originally published in the Newton Patch:

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Maugel Designs Lexington Crossing for Griffith Properties

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Tue, Nov 26 , 2013

Resulting from the successful collaboration at Five Omni Way, Griffith Properties has selected Maugel Architects to design Lexington Crossing--a five building, 360,000 square foot renovation and retro-fit project in the Lincoln Labs-Hanscom Field area of Lexington, Massachusetts. The new designs will feature iconic architectural elements to clearly delineate each building's identity as part of a newly repositioned product.

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Maugel Architects Designs Commercial Renovations for 96 Milk Street

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, Nov 20 , 2013

 

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Maugel Selected by Howland Development for One Jewel Drive

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Thu, Nov 07 , 2013

The 110,000sf facility, located in Wilmington, Mass., is being renovated to appeal to a new generation of occupants that will include office and educational users. Maugel will design new entry lobbies, windows, and exterior surfaces materials to enliven and transform the existing industrial facade. This initiative by building owner, Howland Development, was inspired by Maugel's successful track record of repositioning properties in the Greater Boston suburbs.

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Maugel Architects Announces Room to Dream Fundraiser

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Tue, Nov 05 , 2013

Join Maugel Architects and The Room to Dream Foundation:

Transforming Living Spaces for Children with Chronic Illnesses

Please join Maugel Architects' capital fundraising campaign in support of the wonderful charity,  The Room to Dream Foundation.  The Room to Dream Foundation transforms living spaces for low and medium income children who are facing chronic illnesses.  The hope is that the renovated spaces will improve the child's quality of life, promote strength, imagination, self-worth, and aid in their recovery processes.

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Commercial Property Owners Renovate Their Way to Occupancy

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Fri, Oct 25 , 2013

The current inventory of existing, vacant commercial real estate presents an opportunity for many investors. Due to the lack of market demand in recent years, many investors are diversifying their portfolios and selling properties at very attractive values. The attractive pricing and recent, subtle uptick in demand for commercial office space and light manufacturing has led buyers to be cautiously optimistic about investing in older buildings. Many savvy investors are able to acquire properties at price points that allow for dramatic façade and infrastructure improvements—while still preserving attractive lease rates.

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Maugel Architects Announces Room to Dream Fundraiser: Donate Now

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Mon, Oct 07 , 2013

 

 

Join Maugel Architects and The Room to Dream Foundation:

Transforming Living Spaces for Children with Chronic Illnesses

Please join Maugel Architects' capital fundraising campaign in support of the wonderful charity,  The Room to Dream Foundation.  The Room to Dream Foundation transforms living spaces for low and medium income children who are facing chronic illnesses.  The hope is that the renovated spaces will improve the child's quality of life, promote strength, imagination, self-worth, and aid in their recovery processes.

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PGA Realty Selects Maugel Architects for Industrial Design

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Sep 30 , 2013

Maugel Architects has been selected to design 80,000 square feet of ground-up, industrial warehouse space for PGA Realty. Located at Upton Drive in Wilmington, Massachusetts, the building is being designed on a speculative basis to serve the demand of the large warehouse and distribution centers in the Wilmington area.  The high bay construction will include two main entries and two distribution centers to accommodate flexible subdivision of the space. Maugel Architects and Peter Crocker of PGA Realty have worked together for many years. Previous projects with PGA Realty have included flex space, commercial office space and light manufacturing.  

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Gordon-Conwell Dedication Ceremony Celebrates Gravitas and Grace

Posted by Dan Barton, Director of Design on Fri, Sep 27 , 2013

 

Welcoming spaces for fellowship, for reflection, for disciple-building, and for learning-- these factors have guided extensive interior renovations at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary during the past two years. 

The phased renovation effort included the creation of three distinct spaces at the seminary’s central Kerr Building, which culminated in a heartfelt dedication ceremony on September 6, 2013.  It has been an honor for Maugel Architects to assist Gordon-Conwell with each of these projects; sharing their vision and celebrating the generosity of spirit and resources that have made it all possible. 

Alumni Hall 

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Maugel Designs New Retail Building at 201 Middlesex Turnpike

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Aug 05 , 2013

Located at 201 Middlesex Turnpike, in Burlington, Massachusetts, this new ground-up, retail building is Maugel Architects' latest collaboration with Liscotti Development Corporation.  The project marks the fourth retail building completed with Lisciotti in the last four years.

The one story, 9,000 square foot building will accommodate up to six retail/restaurant tenants. Working within a triangular shaped site located at the intersection of Middlesex Turnpike and Terrace Hall Avenue, proved to be a unique design challenge. Careful consideration was required to ensure the design was appealing and cohesive from all angles and directions. The resulting Maugel design relates to the urban fabric of the town, while reflecting elements of the recently rejuvenated Middlesex Turnpike.   

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Maugel Commercial Renovations Featured in MetroWest495 Biz

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, Jun 19 , 2013

The following post is an excerpt from an article that appeared in the June 2013 edition of the MetroWest495 Biz Journal.  

It's Renovation Season For Some Commercial Landlords

by Emily Micucci

Image credit: Emily Micucci

Craig Johnston of R.W. Holmes Realty in Wayland, shows off the newly renovated 24 Prime Parkway in Natick, a 107,000-square-foot building that houses The MathWorks and several other companies. 

Business tenants looking for commercial office space often look to MetroWest as an affordable alternative to Boston that's still highly accessible and close to all the right amenities.

Austin Smith, senior vice president of marketing and real estate at Groom Construction, which has an office in Salem, described it as the place to be for the "value-oriented tenant."

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Peter Steffian: A Great Architect, Mentor and Friend

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Thu, May 30 , 2013

 

As many of you know, the Boston architectural community, and the world-at-large, lost a wonderful man last week with the passing of Peter Steffian of Steffian Bradley.

I first met Peter when he hired me as a junior draftsmen at the age of 25--back in the days of mechanical pencils, rapidograph pens, mylars, sepias and ammonia blueprint machines. (Items that befuddle spell check and most of my current employees...)  Peter was the most charming, gentle and fair employer that I have ever had. His smile always expressed a whimsical mischievousness that veiled his disarming intellect and candor. He was just one of those subtly strong leaders whose tools of the trade included humility, wit and humor.

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Muckin' A's Raise $8,415 for National Mutiple Sclerosis Society

Posted by Heather Merwin on Wed, May 08 , 2013

On April 27th, MS Muckfest Boston took place at Devens, Mass. with 2,425 people participating.  Muckfest is a  5 mile obstacle course constructed of steel and mud, similar to the Spartan Sprint or Warrior Dash, benefitting the National MS Society.  The Muckin' A's, with a team of forty people, raised $8,415 in a little over a month. At the Boston location, the Muckin' A's was the second largest team and ranked fourth in fundraising! In addition to myself, Maugel's intrepid mudders were: Meg Kennedy, Christina Borella, and Jen Oliveri. (I guess the guys are afraid to get their feet wet.) I know we'd all donate a little extra next year just to see Kunz and Almy with mud on their faces...

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3 Maugel Projects Nominated for IFMA Boston Awards of Excellence

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, May 01 , 2013

Three projects designed by Maugel Architects have been nominated for the 2013 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Boston Awards of Excellence.  The three projects nominated are Enterasys, Olympus NDT, and the Nordblom corporate offices. View project images and details below: 

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World Academy Completes 21st Century Learning Environment

Posted by Colby Cavanagh, Architect on Thu, Apr 25 , 2013

Congratulations to World Academy on the completion of their 21st century learningenvironment.  Kathy and Gary Nelson, the founders of World Academy, happily welcomed students, faculty, families, and community members to the Dedication Ceremony and 33rd Annual Open House.  The ceremony took place in the new state-of-the-art gymnasium equipped with a full stage, rock climbing wall, and regulation basketball court.  While each of the speakers eloquently spoke to the commitment, dedication and creative energy required by all involved to make the vision of World Academy a reality, the joy as the students proudly led their families and friends through the new addition was more rewarding than any words could have expressed.

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Brent Maugel Featured in MetroWest495 Biz 10 to Watch

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Apr 22 , 2013

Brent Maugel, President & Owner of Maugel Architects was featured as one of the 10 to Watch in the Worcester Business Journal's MetroWest495 Biz Magazine. The 10 men and women featured are movers & shakers in MetroWest business and public life.  A reprint of the article follows:   

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Maugel Architects and Groom Construction Design-Build FIBA

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Fri, Apr 19 , 2013

FIBA Technologies has selected the design-build team of Maugel Architects and Groom Construction for the renovations for their new corporate office, manufacturing, and assembly plant in Littleton, Massachusetts. FIBA is a leading provider of gas containment equipment and services to the industrial gas, chemicals, specialty gas, offshore oil and gas exploration, and alternative fuel industries.

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Muckfest MS Boston: Getting Dirty for a Great Cause -- Donate Today

Posted by Heather Merwin on Tue, Apr 16 , 2013

As many of you know, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2000. I have been participating in the MS Walk since 1999 and have personally raised over $50,000 to help find the cure for MS. This year the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is not only hosting the Walk for MS but is also having Muckfest MS in the Boston area.

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Church Design: Creating Places of Worship Within Commercial Spaces

Posted by Dan Barton, Director of Design on Mon, Apr 08 , 2013

Today, we are seeing many churches creating their worship facilities within commercial buildings. Large commercial structures have ample square footage and open space that can easily be reconfigured. Commercial properties also tend to have sufficient parking and landscape, as well as an at-grade pathway to a gracious entrance. With an abundance of vacant office buildings across the country and a growing need for cost-effective solutions for houses of worship, repurposing office space for churches makes a great deal of sense. And with a creative selection of materials and design features, we believe there is great potential in helping religious organizations to achieve their desired image and character in any setting.

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Maugel Architects Awarded Work Force Training Fund Grant

Posted by John Lawlor, Chief Operating Officer on Mon, Apr 01 , 2013

We are pleased to announce that Maugel Architects has been awarded a Work Force Training Fund Grant  administered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The grant will be used to provide training to all our employees. In turn, Maugel will commit significant resources for the development and growth of our employees over the next twenty four months. This is a great opportunity to position our people for success and our firm for the future.  

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Griffith Properties Selects Maugel Architects for Five Omni Way

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Thu, Mar 14 , 2013

Maugel Architects has been selected by Griffith Properties for the extensive renovations at Five Omni Way in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.  The design features a dramatic two story entry lobby, new facade materials and a modern, high-impact interior environment.  The distinctive renovations will reposition Five Omni Way as a high-value property.

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Maugel's Corporate Interior Design for Enterasys Featured in High-Profile

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, Feb 06 , 2013

The Maugel Architects, Integrated Builders and Equity Industrial Partners team were featured in High-Profile Monthly for the 200,000 SF corporate headquarters renovation for Enterasys Secure Networks. View the center spread and article here. A reprint to the article is found below.  

Equity Industrial Partners selected the Maugel Architects and Integrated Builders team to renovate nearly 200,000 SF of space in the 9 Northeastern Boulevard facility for the new corporate headquarters of Enterasys Secure Networks. Enterasys, a world renowned leader in secure network technologies, consolidated their operations, supported by over 500 employees, at 9 Northeastern Boulevard on December 8, 2012. The Enterasys Secure Networks project is the fourth new tenant that the team has provided new design and construction services to for Equity Industrial Partners at the 660,000 s/f facility.

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Winchester Savings Bank Selects Maugel Architects

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Thu, Jan 10 , 2013

Maugel Architects has been selected to perform extensive renovations to the headquarters location of the Winchester Savings Bank (WSB), located on Main Street in Winchester, MA. The design includes a redesign of the entire first floor and a structural in-fill of a portion of the existing interior atrium located between the 1st and 2nd floors.  This internal expansion provides new space for conference rooms and a large community room.

The goal of the project is to transform a 1979 banking environment into a modern retail and commercial banking platform that engages today’s customer through fast, efficient service. Interior design services include all new finishes, millwork, furniture, signage, and audio visual aids which reinforce WSB's new branding.  The new functional work environment is designed to welcome long-time clientele, while reaching out to a new demographic. The result will be an improved customer-focused experience that is warm and friendly, easy to navigate, improves efficiency, and projects a clean, uncluttered image.

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Maugel Architects to Design Fidelity Bank Millbury

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, Dec 19 , 2012

 

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Maugel Architects Selected for 6th Project for LeMaitre Vascular

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Dec 17 , 2012

 

Maugel Architects has been selected to design the 6th expansion project for LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. in Burlington, MA.  LeMaitre Vascular  is a provider of devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, a condition that affects more than 20 million people worldwide.

LeMaitre develops, manufactures, and markets disposable and implantable vascular devices to address the needs of its core customer, the vascular surgeon.  This most recent project includes the expansion of LeMaitre’s facilities to accommodate the acquisition of the manufacturing and distribution rights to XenoSure®, a bovine pericardium patch for carotid and vascular reconstructions.

Maugel’s past projects for LeMaitre Vascular have included the design of corporate office space, manufacturing facilities, technical laboratories, and clean rooms.

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Maugel Architects Designs Shaker Hills Clubhouse Renovations

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Fri, Dec 07 , 2012

Maugel Architects has been selected as the designer for the addition and alterations to the new Shaker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Far Point Pavilion. Along with significant improvements to the golf course, which includes a new practice green and a reconfigured 18th hole that finishes at the clubhouse, the new ownership is planning significant improvements to the clubhouse.

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Maugel Helping Those in Need at Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Wed, Nov 21 , 2012

One of the things I like about working at Maugel is everyone’s commitment to giving back to the community. It’s not conspicuously displayed on a wall plaque in the reception area to impress our clients; it’s ingrained in the culture and it’s done without fanfare. You see it through the lives of our employees—in the emails soliciting support for a favorite charity, in the events that our teams attend, and in the quiet conversations that co-workers share while waiting for their brew-of-choice at the Keurig machine. How people allocate their time will tell you what they value. I never asked Brent, but I would guess it’s probably one of the requisite qualifications for being hired at Maugel.

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Gracefully Raising Money for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by Sarah Cormier, Project Manager on Wed, Nov 07 , 2012

This weekend was a weekend of giving for me.  I got a good night's sleep on Saturday and was up early the next morning ready to participate in a worldwide event in the CrossFit community called Barbells for Boobs.

Barbells for Boobs is a non-profit breast cancer organization whose mission is to provide funding for qualified low-income and uninsured women and men who need screening and/or diagnostic procedures in the prevention of breast cancer. The funding is provided through the Mammograms in Action Grant Program.  This weekend's fund raiser was huge--held in thousands of CrossFit boxes around the world. My box, CrossFit Wachusett (Fitchburg), teamed up with a box in Leominster to support this great cause.

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Maugel Team Runs in 5K Hunger Run

Posted by Sarah Cormier, Project Manager on Mon, Oct 22 , 2012

Saturday was a beautiful day for a race.  The 5K was sponsored by the Nashoba Valley Medical Center for the benefit of Loaves and Fishes. First, let me congratulate Elsiana, Mike, Brandon and Christina for completing their very first 5K! Our very own John Lawlor took 3rd overall for the men and I set a new personal record for myself! Before the race, as we all lined up, the organizers from the hospital spoke about the sponsorships. Maugel Architects was mentioned and is also listed on the back of the t-shirts that were given to participants. Maugel was also mentioned for our part in re-designing the Nashoba Valley Medical Center Emergency Room. 

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The Art of Designing Creative Workplaces: The Studio Design Aesthetic

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Mon, Oct 22 , 2012

At Maugel Architects, we believe that being thoughtful is a requisite skill to being a top designer.  This philosophy has inspired us towork with clients to craft distinctively designed, innovative work spaces—cost effectively.   An illustration of this collaboration occurred when one of our clients questioned why "design" required covering the building's structure and hiding its systems. After thoughtful consideration, we proposed a new design concept that we now refer to as the Studio Design aesthetic, or Dio-design for short.

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Maugel Architects Provides Design Services for Old Church Renovation Project

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Sep 10 , 2012

We are pleased to announce that Maugel Architects is providing the pro bono design services for The Old Church Renovation Project in Berlin MA. The historic Old Methodist Episcopal Church (OMEC) building will be called 19 Carter, a community gathering place. OMEC’s vision is to transform the old church into a place where people can drop in daily to enjoy comfortable reading chairs, quiet spaces, games and puzzles, and access free internet.

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Maugel Summer Lobster Bake & Pool Party

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Jul 30 , 2012

I started working at Maugel on June 28th.  About two weeks later, I received an invitation to the Maugel Summer Lobster Bake & Pool Party.  Now for most people over forty, there is one event that is sure to send a shiver down your spine: pool party.  Yikes! What had I gotten myself into?  I thought companies had gotten rid of all these "fun" things to do.  Wasn't the country in a recession? There was no way I was getting my non-gym-going self into a bathing suit in front of my co-workers (or in shorts, for that matter). I pondered whether my sudden resignation would be held against me by a future employer...probably, so I decided to go speak with Deb first.

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Maugel Attends Old High School Commons Ribbon Cutting

Posted by Robin Peters, Marketing Director on Mon, Jul 09 , 2012

Maugel Architects, along with state dignitaries, attended the ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration for the Old High School Commons Apartments in Acton, MA.  The Old High School Commons Apartments is the transformation of the former two-story Acton High School, located at Massachusetts Avenue and Charter Road, into 15 brand new affordable apartments. 

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Maugel Architects Hires Peters as Marketing Director

Posted by Debbie Noyes, Controller on Sun, Jul 01 , 2012

 

 
Maugel Architects is pleased to announce that Robin Peters has joined the firm as the Marketing Director. Robin comes to Maugel with over 20 years of marketing and sales experience in the management consulting, investment management, and technology markets.

Most recently, Robin was the internet marketing manager for a business development consultancy where she was responsible for the design and implementation of the firm’s inbound marketing programs.Robin has a broad range of business experience having held positions in consulting, market research, software product management and marketing, alliance marketing, and sales. She holds an MBA from Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

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Maugel's Design for Erland Construction Featured in NE Real Estate Journal

Posted by Brent Maugel, President on Fri, May 18 , 2012

Maugel's innovative design for Erland Construction's 19,000 SF headquarters located in Northwest Park in Burlington, Mass., was featured as the "Project of the Month" in the May 18th issue of the New England Real Estate Journal. The design has also been nominated for an IFMA Excellence Award. Erland’s Executive Vice President and Director of Operations Chuck Vaciliou has these words to says about the project:  “We did not really appreciate how exciting the space could be... The design illustrated our branded image perfectly.”

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Maugel Architects Commissioned for 6th Project for Boston College Law School

Posted by Debbie Noyes, Controller on Thu, Mar 01 , 2012

Maugel was selected to design the faculty lounge at Boston College Law School. The commission marked the sixth project that Maugel has completed for the law school. In 2008, Maugel completed its fifth commission, the renovations of the Law School Deans Suite at Stuart Hall.

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Enterasys Selects Maugel for New England Headquarters Design

Posted by Debbie Noyes, Controller on Sun, Feb 12 , 2012

Design is underway for Enterasys’ move to newly renovated space at 9 Northeastern Boulevard, Salem, NH. Enterasys will occupy 190,000 square feet of the 650,000 square foot facility owned and managed by Equity Industrial Partners of Needham, MA. The Enterasys space will feature extensive core and shell renovations, including the introduction of open air courtyards in the middle of the facility.

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Maugel Architects Hires Debbie Noyes as CFO

Posted by Debbie Noyes, Controller on Fri, Jul 15 , 2011
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Saint Gabriel's Church Completed

Posted by Debbie Noyes, Controller on Thu, Apr 07 , 2011

Maugel announced today that it has completed the design of St. Gabriel's Church. St. Gabriel's is the result of a successful collaboration of two established Catholic parishes over a six-year planning and design process. The design for the 27,000 SF building in Upton, MA incorporates stained glass and liturgical elements from the former churches, as well as refurbished pews from a church in the Worcester diocese. St. Gabriel contains a 600-person worship space, a gallery to accommodate flexible uses and fellowship, a 30-seat chapel, custom-designed liturgical furnishings, a 12-room Christian education center, and an administration core.

 

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