Integrated Design for Boston Housing Authority Properties

BSC Group has gained extensive experience in working with the Boston Housing Authority by providing services for various housing development improvements throughout the City. Through these projects BSC has earned expertise in managing issues such as occupancy during design/construction, utility replacements, construction administration, and community/residential input. The following provides a summary of various housing projects.…Read More

Hingham Shipyard

A comprehensive site master planning process resulted in the adoption of a mixed-use vision for the redevelopment of the Hingham Shipyard, involving residential, commercial, and retail properties. The new Hingham Shipyard consists of 479 residential units and 240,000 sf of retail space, including a high-end cinema complex, health club, and restaurants. With an industrial past,…Read More

Hartford 21

BSC provided integrated civil/site engineering, transportation planning, permitting, and surveying services for the Hartford 21 mixed-use development, as part of the redevelopment of the Hartford Civic Center. The urban renewal project replaced a former retail mall with a 36-story, 262-unit condominium, as well as a 71,400 sf retail center and 39,000 sf of office space.…Read More

Front Street District

The project aimed to incorporate a new satellite campus for the University of Connecticut within the urban fabric while maintaining the Hartford Times building, which holds significant cultural and historical value to the community. Collaborating with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the design team envisioned a harmonious blend of greenery and structural elements, enhancing the aesthetic…Read More

EMD Serono Pharmaceutical R&D Manufacturing Facility

EMD Pharmaceuticals retained BSC to perform mapping, site design, permitting, and preparation of construction documents for a 22-acre research and development and manufacturing facility located on Middlesex Turnpike in Billerica. The master planned facility includes a 500-space multi-level parking structure, four research and development buildings with a total of 220,000 square feet, and two manufacturing…Read More

Dr. Michael D. Fox School

BSC provided integrated civil engineering, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying services in support of a complete renovation/rehabilitation of the M.D. Fox School in Hartford, CT. The 160,000 square-foot building is completely renovated, and the 5.5-acre site was rehabilitated and reconfigured. Specific services included a facility condition assessment, site layout, comprehensive civil/site engineering, design of…Read More

Cambridge Discovery Park

BSC Group provided integrated services for The Bulfinch Companies’ Cambridge Discovery Park, a LEED-certified research and development facility with six new buildings, two new structured parking garages and a passive park. As part of the design, BSC prepared master plans for utilities, roadways, landscape, and drainage. Notably, BSC designed an innovative stormwater ­management system, which…Read More

Derby Street Shoppes

The emergence of lifestyle centers as community ­gathering places has created the opportunity to transition aging malls and plazas to lively retail centers. The Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham exemplify this trend through the replacement of a dated shopping plaza with a 435,000-sf village-style complex. BSC’s integrated team provided civil engineering, permitting and survey services…Read More

Copps Hill Cemetery Historic Fence Restoration

Located on the Boston Freedom Trail, Copp's Hill Burial Ground is visited by thousands of tourists annually and has burials dating back to 1659. The cast iron fencing around the site, originally installed in the 1850s had fallen into disrepair such that design and specification of restoration plan was warranted. Under contract with the Boston…Read More

City Hall Plaza Accessibility Improvements

Under an on-call contract with the City of Boston, BSC provided design services to the City for accessibility improvements at City Hall Plaza. The project involved working with the Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities, and designing accessibility improvements to the large open space at Government Center that makes up City Hall Plaza. The plaza…Read More