Engineering News

The Village Lofts at Hope Artiste Village Holds Grand Opening

The Village Lofts, Rhode Island’s newest mill to loft conversion project, has opened its doors after a recent ribbon cutting. The five-story building, located off Esten Avenue in Pawtucket, includes 149 loft style apartments. Owner of the 187,335 square foot building, Urban Smart Growth, teamed with DiPrete Engineering, David Presbrey Architects, Garcia Galuska DeSousa Inc., Northeast Engineers & Consultants, Inc., and builders Metric Corporation, to design and create the 149 open-concept loft units ranging in…
Kait Barnett
February 4, 2020
Engineering News

DiPrete’s Dedham Office Announces Promotions

Brandon Carr, PE, LEED AP; Pamela Aybar, EIT;and Sheryl Guglielmo, LEED AP DiPrete Engineering has announced the promotion of three of its Dedham team members: Brandon Carr, PE, LEED AP; Pamela Aybar, EIT; and Sheryl Guglielmo, LEED AP. Brandon Carr, a resident of North Attleboro who recently earned his MBA from Northeastern University, has been promoted to Senior Project Manager. Brandon joined DiPrete Engineering in 2007 after working with the Massachusetts Highway Department. As Senior…
Kait Barnett
February 4, 2020
Engineering News

BankNewport Opens First Johnston Branch

BankNewport, a Rhode Island-based savings bank offering mortgage and business lending services, has opened its newest location in Johnston. The bank teamed up with Paramount Partners, DiPrete Engineering, Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, and Cape Architects to convert a formerly vacant site into its new 1,100 square foot bank. Located on half an acre at the corner of Hartford and Atwood Avenue, this is the town’s first BankNewport branch to open. The new bank…
Kait Barnett
February 4, 2020
Engineering News

Ground Broken on Largest Community Solar Project in Rhode Island

Nautilus Solar Energy and TurningPoint Energy recently broke ground on Rhode Island’s largest community solar project, King community solar. Due to groundwater contamination from an adjacent superfund site, the 200-acre site located in North Smithfield, was not optimal for residential or commercial use, making it an ideal location for a new 12.44-megawatt community solar farm. Community solar, also known as shared solar, allows electricity customers to buy power from a single renewable energy project. Instead…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019
Engineering News

New Fire Station for Waltham

Rendering by Saccoccio & Associates Architects The renovation and construction of an updated Moody Street Fire Station in Waltham, MA is moving along smoothly. The City recently approved to fund the $10 million project, beginning with the demolition of the Young Building on the corner of Moody and Maple, to make way for an addition to the current facility. The Moody Street Fire Station is a historic station built in 1890 when firefighters used horse-drawn…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019