GE SELECTS SUFFOLK AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER FOR NEW BOSTON HEADQUARTERS

BOSTON, Mass – DECEMBER 16, 2016 – GE today announced the selection of Suffolk Construction Company as construction manager for the development of GE’s new global headquarters in Boston.

Suffolk will provide pre-construction services related to the development of the new 12 story building on the campus. In this first phase, Suffolk will work closely with the project architect, Gensler, on refining and completing the design. In addition, Suffolk will develop the project timing, sequencing, logistics and cost. Once complete, construction of the new 295,000 square foot building will begin.

The selection of Suffolk came after a thorough evaluation of many local firms. “We’re excited to partner with a local firm as well-known and respected as Suffolk on this important project,” said Ann R. Klee, vice president, Boston Development and Operations for GE. “We are confident in their ability to deliver.”  

“We are honored and privileged to partner with GE on the planning and construction of its new headquarters in the great City of Boston,” said John Fish, chairman and CEO, Suffolk. “Our team looks forward to implementing our unique ‘build smart’ approach and state-of-the-art technologies and processes to plan and construct this important building for one of the most innovative, forwarding-thinking companies in the world. We cannot wait to get started.”

The latest renderings of GE’s new campus can be found here.

About GE
GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com

About Suffolk Construction Company

Suffolk Construction is one of the most successful privately held building contractors in the country. With annual revenue of $2 billion, Suffolk provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build and general contracting services to clients in the healthcare, science and technology, education, federal government and commercial sectors. Suffolk’s corporate office is based in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.suffolk.com.

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