Mass Construction Show

Mass Construction Show

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I’d like to welcome you to Mass Construction Show where we talk about all things construction with a bit of a local (Massachusetts) bias. Covering Real Estate Development, Code, Risk Management, Technology and anything else construction. Glad to have you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support


Quality Control in Construction
Oct 20 • 83 min
In today’s Mass Construction Show we have: Rob Carson - Director of Risk and Safety at Dellbrook JKS Jason Edic - Vice President of Risk Management at Lee Kennedy Company Chris Fogg - Vice President of Integrated Services at BOND Building Construction We…
Mass Construction News
Oct 13 • 20 min
Mass Construction Show News: Covering trends in the commercial construction industry. Belgium uses giant ‘vacuum cleaner’ to remove plastic from nature reserve https://www.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-environment-vacuumcleaner-idUSKBN26T25G The Michigan…
Refining a company for success with Andrew Colameta
Oct 6 • 77 min
In today’s episode of the Mass Construction Show we have Andy back to discuss how Sterling Construction has progressed since we first spoke. We covered: Efficiencies in De-scoping and Bid forms through De-Scoping Closing out the month Closing out the job…
Prefabrication w/ Brian Tocci of Manufacton
Sep 29 • 61 min
In this episode of the Mass Construction Show Brian and I discuss his career path from General Contractor to software company engineer and dive into the trends he saw and was brave enough to move on. We go deep into prefabrication process, capabilities of…
MC Insights: Silica Standard Requirements
Sep 24 • 4 min
If you’d like to hear more from Rob Carson, check out the full episode here. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support…
MC Insights: VDC Value Within Companies
Sep 23 • 9 min
If you’re interested in more of what Erik Sanford had to say listen to the full episode here Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
MC Insights: Zoning Analysis on Land Purchases
Sep 16 • 4 min
If you’re interested in more of what Mike Fallon had to say listen to the full episode here. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
MC Insights: Builders Risk Insurance
Sep 15 • 3 min
If you’d like to hear more from Rob, check out the full episode here. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this…
MC Insights: Real Estate Branding
Sep 15 • 5 min
If you’re interested in more of what Mike Fallon had to say listen to the full episode here. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
MC Insights: Front-end Planning (life science/manufacturing)
Sep 14 • 7 min
If you like what Bill has to say check out the full episode here. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this…
He’s 23, You’re a slacker. Me too btw.
Sep 1 • 15 min
Thanks to Focus Forward Media for the audio and Andrew Crowe for the inspiration. Full episode with Crowe Electric. Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
Developing the brand, your input wanted.
Aug 26 • 13 min
Mass Construction Show would love you to support Basement Try.be Follow the Mass Construction Show here: Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this…
Temp Sprinkler Systems on Construction Sites
Aug 18 • 24 min
Today’s Mass Construction show is about Temp Fire Protection on construction sites. What does the code say about them? What are the hurdles to temp sprinkler systems and are they likely in our future? Apps/Sites mentioned in the show: Daily Dispatch FRED…
Development, Real Estate Markets & Construction Methods w/ Mike Procopio
Aug 11 • 72 min
Last episode with Mike In this episode Mike updates us on The Caldwell a ten story residential tower in Downtown Lynn, MA. You’ll hear the strategy of marketing for the building and then we’ll spend some time recapping the infinity system, a structural…
Brookline Bans Fossil Fuels in New Buildings [the decision]
Aug 4 • 23 min
Mike Yanovitch and I discuss the recent ruling by the Massachusetts Attorney General overturning the Town of Brookline’s By-Law prohibiting any permits for new buildings with fossil fuel infrastructure, said loosely you cannot build new buildings that…
What happened to me and my business
Jul 28 • 31 min
This week’s episode of the Mass Construction Show is not a construction episode but hopefully this resonates with you and helps your life and/or career. Books referenced: When the Body Says No The Divided Mind The Paleo Solution Follow the Mass…
How to Create a Learning & Development Program at Your Company
Jul 21 • 55 min
In this episode Krysta explains what goes into putting together a Learning and Development program, what kind of grants your company can access and what to do if you just what to dip your toe in the employee development water. This show will have an…
How a Company Should Communicate & Listener Questions
Jul 15 • 35 min
Mass Construction Show YouTube Channel In this episode of the Mass Construction Show we cover: Communicating as a business owner How to make Building Inspectors better. Cured Meats Doug Flutie and Listener questions. Enjoy the show! Follow Mass…
Pre-fab with Bill Weber of Gaston Electrical
Jun 30 • 64 min
In this episode of the Mass Construction Show Bill and I discuss Gaston Electrical’s heavy push into prefabrication. Bill explores how pre-fabrication can be part of a training system that creates a new standard for building and also get’s employee buy-in…
Emergency Press Conference 🚨 🎙🚒
Jun 30 • 1 min
Please vote for the Mass Construction Show https://www.constructionjunkie.com/blog/2020/5/19/place-your-vote-for-the-best-construction-podcast-of-2020/#vote= —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast:…
Buying Out a Job w/ The PMs
Jun 23 • 65 min
If you love the Mass Construction Show please vote for us at Construction Junkies best podcast of 2020. This would go a long way in helping us get noticed! Thanks in advanced to everyone that votes or has voted. The PMs are back talking Buy Out, GMP,…
Real Authenticity: Jon Desmond CEO of Cox Companies
Jun 16 • 51 min
In this episode Jon Desmond CEO of Cox Engineering and I discuss how being forced into real communication with clients and employees changed their relationship with both. Making the company better during the process and changing the way they will operate…
Ramping Back Up w/ NECA Boston
May 20 • 54 min
This is audio from a recent panel discussion held by NECA Boston about ramping construction back up after the state of emergency. The discussion consisted of understanding expectations of GCs and the ability of Subcontractors to meet the…
Listener: Justin Kane, SPM, Walsh Brothers
May 11 • 62 min
In this episode Justin and I discuss building COVID related testing facilities, Linear Accelerators and about why he listens to the show. There’s some crazy stats that went into these projects so prepare to be blown away. Enjoy the Show! Let’s hitch up…
Leadership w/ Steve Duvel - Gilbane Building Company
May 4 • 60 min
In this episode Steve talks about the Clifford Strengths assessment and how he used it to help improve profitability, safety and most importantly job satisfaction. We cover team building, leaning into your strengths and how engaged employees and “supreme…
Turner, Dellbrook JKS, & Lee Kennedy talk COVID Job Site Safety
Apr 14 • 44 min
In this episode we discuss COVID-19 job site safety with Rob Carson of Dellbrook JKS, Jason Edic of Lee Kennedy Company and Doug LaPlante of Turner Construction Company. We cover a number of things they are currently doing on projects as well aa the…
Listener: Matt Haskin, Super, Duluth MN
Apr 8 • 38 min
We are changing things up during the current work environment with COVID-19 by bringing on fellow Mass Cons. First up is Matt, a Superintendent with The Boldt Company from Duluth, MN. Matt has a wide variety of experience including being part of a family…
Construction Trends
Mar 31 • 33 min
In this episode we changed things up a bit, David Mullins and I have a discussion on some articles I found interesting. Would love your feedback on the concept. Here’s the articles I forwarded to Dave. Tesla solar roofs…
Managing Through a Shutdown w/ Bill Weber of Gaston Electrical
Mar 24 • 38 min
This episode is an excerpt from an interview with Bill that was originally intended to be about pre-fabrication but in light of construction being shutdown in Boston in Cambridge where Gaston Electrical does 90+% of their work it made sense to talk about…
Construction Essential or Not?
Mar 24 • 10 min
This is a brief discussion about construction shutdowns related to the COVID-19 aka Corona Virus. Enjoy the show. Mass Cons let’s hitch up for the ride! Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
Boston Shuts Down Construction Projects
Mar 17 • 13 min
Quick update on the City of Boston shutting down construction sites. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
Show Update
Mar 10 • 3 min
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What am I Doing and Why?
Mar 3 • 69 min
In this episode I sit down with Mike Neilan and Mike McDonagh co-founders of Focus Forward Media for their Up in Your Business Podcast. We take about what’s happen with Mass Construction Consultants over the first two years including what I’m phasing out,…
James Hillegas Prefabrication Manager at OCP Contractors
Feb 25 • 59 min
In this episode James and I cover what a prefabrication manager does and what made OCP a drywall carpentry contractor invest so heavily in the process. There’s also a bit of an overlap with some of our recent conversations around how rapidly our business…
Construction Stuff You Might Find Interesting
Feb 19 • 15 min
TOPICS COVERED: Mushroom Insulation Tallest Mass Timber in the World McDonald’s in 4 Weeks Enjoy. The. Show. Let’s hitch up for the ride! Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
Future of Construction Jobs
Feb 11 • 50 min
In this episode we talk with Chris Lynch Principal at Code Red Consultants about how our business is changing and what the means for future employees. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast:…
Make Content for 40% of Your Week - w/ Nick Schiffer
Feb 4 • 73 min
Nick Schiffer of NS Builders is a work horse and content genius, say no more. Enjoy the Show! Modern Craftsman Podcast NS Builders Youtube IG LI Mass Construction Show Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice…
Fatal Fires
Jan 28 • 17 min
This episode covers some fatal fires that were massive tragedies that change the way we build and operate buildings. Enjoy the show! Let’s connect Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message:…
Running Out of Sand w/ John Cribbs Ph.D.
Jan 21 • 58 min
In this episode John and I discuss a recent episode from the 99% Invisible podcast where they discuss the shortage of sand, you heard that right we’re running out of sand! Based on what sand means to the construction industry I thought we should talk…
Intro to the Wentworth CM Dept. & Club
Jan 21 • 12 min
Short episode about the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Construction Management Program and its student CM Club. Faculty advisory John Cribbs, Ph.D. talks about the program and the work he and Mike D’Agostino are doing with the CM Club. Enjoy the…
What is Mission Critical Construction? w/ David Mullins
Jan 14 • 71 min
In this episode Dave covers the Who, What, Where, Why and How of Mission Critical Construction. Topics like: N+1 design Energy requirements Site Selection Unique life safety systems Tips for building & More. Let’s hitch up for the ride! Linkedin Instagram…
Is Katerra Dead? and other construction stories.
Jan 7 • 19 min
Mass Construction Show “Briefing” style. Here are the topics covered: - Katerra https://lnkd.in/e9qwihY - Biophilia https://lnkd.in/eD_rZTu - Workplace deaths https://lnkd.in/e5PHstM - Boston Net Zero https://lnkd.in/eyVZSTQ - Somerville Zoning Code…
MCS Best of: Mike Weber, Principal at Gaston Electrical
Dec 31, 2019 • 22 min
I thought Mike was so good I wanted to just republish the whole thing, but I had to clip it so here you go… Mike’s view on Gaston Electrical’s approach to our changing business (ie social media, content marketing, tech, waste reduction, etc.). Enjoy the…
Update: Cigars and Hoodies
Dec 18, 2019 • 4 min
Scheduling and waitlisting for mid-January cigar meetup. joe@massconstruction.org Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
Live Lunch w/ Mike Fish CEO Dellbrook JKS
Dec 17, 2019 • 65 min
Mike Fish was back on the show and this time we were live talking employee development, professional growth, Dellbrook JKS and more. Enjoy the Show. Engage with Mass Construction Show Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —-…
Innovation, Mass Timber & More w/ Greg McGee PIC @ Lendlease
Dec 10, 2019 • 84 min
Greg McGee, Principal in Charge of LendLease Boston In this episode we cover: What’s happen @ Lendlease Boston Mass Timber Innovation Super-Tall buildings and more. Enjoy the show! Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —-…
DNA Analysis with Dr. Anthony Jay
Dec 3, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode Dr. Anthony Jay reviews my DNA and let’s me know what I could do to optimize my health. If it is something you might like for yourself head on over to his site and learn more. Let’s hitch up for the ride! Linkedin Instagram Twitter…
5 Things You Should Know
Nov 19, 2019 • 26 min
Went live on Linkedin Live to talk about 5 things of interest in construction. It was also a way to test out a new format for the podcast. Let me know what you think? Topics covered: 🏗 New structural technology 🚧 Municipalities going beyond OSHA 🚞 Green…
Future of Buildings
Nov 12, 2019 • 26 min
Today’s episode is a recording of a talk I gave at the Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference. The talk was centered around what codes are indicating about our future buildings. Based on listener interest, I thought you might enjoying hearing…
Becoming Superior Project Managers! Part Deux
Nov 6, 2019 • 63 min
They’re back! Adam Kreitman of Lee Kennedy Company and David Mullins of AECOM Tishman, continue the conversation about going beyond your daily responsibilities to reach your goals. If you like the idea of the linked group as described in the show reach…
Learning & Development w/ Krysta Van Ranst
Oct 29, 2019 • 76 min
This episode is with Krysta Van Ranst Director of Talent, Teams and Culture at Dellbrook | JKS Krysta destroys it with… the importance the CEO getting behind Learning and Development. Dellbrook JKS’s approach of looking at learning as a grouping of…
LinkedIn Live & IWBC Conference
Oct 22, 2019 • 6 min
Links to the IWBC Conference and my LinkedIn profile for the Live Lunch on 10/23. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
Operation Exit RENEW: Dan Mulhern, 1st Assistant District Attorney
Oct 22, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode we chat with First Assistant District Attorney of Suffolk County Dan Mulhern to discuss Operation Exit RENEW, a program designed to assist citizens who are recently released and in the process of rebuilding their lives with developing…
Becoming Superior Project Mangers
Oct 15, 2019 • 67 min
This episode is with Adam Kreitman of Lee Kennedy Company and David Mullins of AECOM Tishman, both individuals who have to some degree mastered the systematizing of “lessons learned” and also have realized the value of going beyond work, to get better at…
Best of MCS: Consigli, Fallon, Held
Oct 8, 2019 • 34 min
Three of the more informative segments of 2018 covering business strategy and market research. If you’re intrigued to learn more about Matt Consigli, Mike Fallon or Bill Held listen to the full shows here: Matt Consigli Mike Fallon Bill Held Let’s…
CMs Executing NFPA 241
Oct 1, 2019 • 44 min
This episode is a panel discussion on NFPA 241 execution with three construction managers Adam Kreitman Project Manager at Lee Kennedy Company, Rob Carson Director of Risk and Safety at Dellbrook JKS and Matt Combs Project Manager at Erland Construction.…
Insane ramblings: Feedback needed
Sep 27, 2019 • 13 min
Let us know you thoughts and ideas on any of the platforms below. Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
C&D Waste with John Fischer, MassDEP
Sep 24, 2019 • 83 min
In this episode John demystifies the process of construction and demolition waste. Covering the life cycling of C&D waste and explaining all the players in the process including haulers, transfer stations, processors, and reuse. We also discuss the…
Marketing with Mike Neilan of Focus Forward Media
Sep 17, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode we discuss how Mike and Focus Forward Media helped my business. We talk about staying on brand and stratagies for using video. As well as examples of what’s worked for other companies and what’s working now for paid social media ads. Enjoy…
Delivery Scheduling & Logistics with James Swanston
Sep 10, 2019 • 73 min
In this episode James speaks to us about Voyage Control and how it can be used to schedule site deliveries and use of exterior hoists. We also look further into the horizon of construction supply chain management and what our future of site deliveries…
Modular Construction with Will Galloway
Sep 3, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode we discuss the logistics of installing modular buildings. Will was a project manager on an extensive project in western Massachusetts and we sit down with him to discuss the pros and cons of modular construction. We also cover how modular…
Susan Grealy: Leveling Up Businesses
Aug 27, 2019 • 67 min
For the folks that didn’t listen to the prior episode this is part two of our conversation with Susan. We move beyond what went into creating her skill set and into the second part of her career helping businesses grow from “good to great”, to steal a…
Susan Grealy: COO, Perry Associates (Part 1)
Aug 20, 2019 • 49 min
Here’s come another two part show. We discuss how Susan got into construction, what it was like being part of a company going bankrupt, and what she learned during the bankruptcy that lead to her own consulting business and into multiple positions of COO.…
Emil Frei: CEO at Berkeley Building Company
Aug 13, 2019 • 70 min
In our discussion with Emil an experience builder and construction professional we talk about construction but only marginally. We do however really dig into the mental aspects of your personality that can be both an asset and liability with managing a…
Modular is Happening
Aug 6, 2019 • 18 min
Here’s the evidence that modular construction will continue to grow and continue to change the way we build. Buckle up and… Enjoy. The. Show Let’s hitch up for the ride! Linkedin Instagram Twitter Facebook Intro music by Sound Revolution —- Send in a…
Dr. Anthony Jay: How Artificial Estrogens are Effecting Your Health
Jul 30, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode we discuss how artificial estrogens are effecting your health, which is really setting the table for our future discussions we’ll have about building materials and building systems that affect the environment and our health. Anthony lays…
The Essential Craftsman: Scott Wadsworth
Jul 23, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode we discuss Scott’s atypical path through construction from logger, commercial construction worker, piece work carpenter, GC, dabbling in blacksmithing and now being a full time YouTuber in his 60’s and a legit YouTuber with 500k…
Career Decisions with David Toupin
Jul 17, 2019 • 57 min
An impromptu conversation with David Toupin a Wentworth Institute of Technology CM Major about his upcoming career choices and his path to building sustainably. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast:…
Fire Elimination & Technology w/ Jeff Hutchens
Jul 9, 2019 • 118 min
In this episode Jeff covers what Avalonbay is and what was it like to work for a company that had two large/total loss fires in two years. We discuss the insurance ramifications of those events and the shock that drove them to create their fire…
Mass Timber with Jeff Langlois
Jul 2, 2019 • 48 min
This part 2 of our conversation with Jeff where we focus our wood engineering discussion on Mass Timber. Enjoy the show! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
Wood Engineering with Jeff Langlois of Simpson, Gumpertz, and Heger
Jun 25, 2019 • 39 min
Today is part 1 of our sit down with Jeff where we discuss the challenges, intricacies, and benefits of designing with wood. We discuss in situ grading of existing structures, and adaptive reuse. We also dig into wood piles which are typical in our older…
Mike Procopio Part 2: Metal stud highrise analysis
Jun 19, 2019 • 41 min
This part 2 of our discussion with Mike Procopio where we dig further into the Infinity system which is a panelized metal stud system that Procopio Companies will be using to build a 10 story high rise in Lynn, Massachusetts. We cover things like design,…
Mike Procopio: The Procopio Companies
Jun 11, 2019 • 42 min
This show is going to be the first of a two part discussion with Mike where we cover the scope of Procopio Companies which includes, General Contracting, RE Development, Consulting, Property Management and Subcontracting. That right there deserves a show…
Construction Insurance with Chris Sheppard
Jun 4, 2019 • 69 min
In this episode we speak with Chris Sheppard, Senior Vice President at Eastern Insurance. This show differs because it is a more educational based discussion of policies including General Liability, Professional Liability, Worker’s comp, Inland Marine and…
FPAM Panel Discussion: NFPA 241 “Where do we go from here?”
May 28, 2019 • 50 min
Today’s show is going to be audio from a panel discussion held at the Fire Prevention Association of Massachusetts’ annual convention. This association is made up of fire departments from across the state, and there were some great questions and answers.…
Paul Griese: Building Envelopes
May 21, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode we speak with Paul Griese Sr. Building Envelope Consultant at Wheaton Sprague. Although exterior walls may seem quite simple in concept, they are in fact very complicated systems and because of that you’ll notice that Paul uses quite…
Mark Moore: President CMC Design Build
May 14, 2019 • 74 min
CMC Design Build is a leader in the design and construction of food processing and distribution facilities throughout the United States. In this episode Mark covers the entire life cycle of a project from feasibility study, to design, and finally…
Joe Lombardi: Superintendent Shawmut Design & Construction
May 7, 2019 • 73 min
In this episode Joe talks about the transition from residential construction to the commercial world. We discuss what were some of the hurdles in making the transition but also what are the transferable skills that ultimately made it a success. We also…
RI is better than MA & Banned Hot Dogs edition
Apr 30, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode we talk about news and current events in construction. Here are some links if you want to follow up. SF 100% Renewables https://electrek.co/2019/04/24/san-francisco-100-percent-renewable-electricity/ NYC Banning Glass Skyscrapers and Hot…
Code Nerds with Mike Yanovitch
Apr 24, 2019 • 69 min
In this episode Mike and I nerd out on all things code including the basics of how code is structured, common points of confusion with things like the energy code vs stretch code and ADA vs AAB. Then Mike spends some time explaining what goes into a plan…
A little about me with “Up In Your Business” podcast
Apr 15, 2019 • 76 min
Today’s episode is audio from the Up in Your Business podcast interview I did with Mike & Mike of Focus Forward Media in Pawtucket, RI. I wanted to share this because I have been getting a number of messages from people and feel like I’m getting to know…
Andrew Colameta: President at Sterling Construction
Apr 9, 2019 • 67 min
In today’s episode Andy discusses how he and co-founder Nathan Pfleegor started and grew Sterling Construction into a 25M company in 3 short years. I encourage Andy to discuss the systems he put in place that enabled them to grow and I believe very much,…
Lt. Chris Towski: Cambridge Fire Dept.
Apr 2, 2019 • 93 min
In today’s episode Lt. Towski brings a unique perspective having served in a fire house, the fire prevention division and now as part of the office of Emergency Preparedness and Coordination for the City of Cambridge. Outside of his day job he sits on the…
Jesse Conklin: Co-Gen Part 2
Mar 26, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode Jesse talks more about what goes into the decision making process when an institution considers installing or upgrading to a Co-Gen plant. We also discuss the district energy model and unexpectedly go into water reclamation and the…
Jesse Conklin: BOND, The Co-Gen Episode Part 1
Mar 19, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode we speak with Jesse Conklin of BOND Brothers who has a background in the utility space and in particular the building and planning of Co-Gen plants for college campuses. This episode is going to be a bit more educational in nature…
Kelsey Gauger: Part 2 at the Smart Lab
Mar 12, 2019 • 42 min
This is Part 2 of our sit down with Kelsey, In Part I of this interview she described what the Smart Lab is and talked about the various forms of technology that Suffolk is implementing on their projects. In this episode we move deeper into the tech and…
Kelsey Gauger: Smart Lab Director at Suffolk Construction
Mar 5, 2019 • 44 min
In Part I of this interview Kelsey describes what the Smart Lab is and talks about the various forms of technology that Suffolk is implementing on their projects. She also discusses field or project generated discovery of technology versus Smart Lab…
Mike Fish: President & CEO of Dellbrook JKS
Feb 26, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode Mike speaks about having “Large company sophistication, with small company love” and how that plays out in his firm. During our conversation it becomes clear that Dellbrook JKS focuses heavily on investing in their people’s; education,…
Paul Mordarski: Partner at Morrissey, Hawkins & Lynch
Feb 19, 2019 • 75 min
This episode should be an education for construction professionals as to how attorneys interface with your companies. We cover the basic roles they play, drafting good contracts, and what avenues are available when something goes wrong. Paul has a wealth…
Fran Colantonio: CEO at Colantonio, Inc.
Feb 12, 2019 • 76 min
In today’s episode we speak with Fran Colantonio who falls into the unique camp of being a true GC that never drifting during the CM age. Because of that, it’s interesting to hear his perspective on self performing, risk mitigation as an entrepreneur, and…
Mike Weber: Principal at Gaston Electrical
Feb 5, 2019 • 66 min
In this episode we cover a lot of ground with Mike. Including building a business, company culture, effective use of social media and a lot of time on digging deep on lean principals, pre-fabrication and limiting waste. Now we’ve finally let a…
Josh Bilotta: Dir. of Operations & Precon, Walsh Brothers
Jan 29, 2019 • 77 min
In this episode our discussion covers pre-construction quite extensively, and how the role blending pre-con and operations came about. Josh also brings up the lost position of a field engineer, staffing hurdles, and then we have some plain old…
Mass Timber Part 2
Jan 22, 2019 • 44 min
In this episode we finish our conversation with Peggi and Alex covering cost, structural elements acting as finish materials, concrete and wood composite floors, and the experience contractors had with new products. Here’s a link to the time lapse video…
Mass Timber w/ Peggi Clouston & Alex Schreyer
Jan 16, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode we chat with Senior Lecturer Alex Schreyer and Associate Professor Peggi Clouston who are both tremendously accomplished in their fields. Please click the links to read their full bios, but I will say that between the two of them there is…
Basics of NFPA 241 (the tyrant edition)
Jan 8, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode we cover what is NFPA 241 and some of what’s required by the document. You’ll understand when 241 applies, when a plan is required and what an FPPM is and who it should be. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message…
What’s 2019 look like? With Erik Sanford of Dimeo
Jan 1, 2019 • 68 min
In today’s show I have Erik back to bring some expertise about Construction Technology. We cover Virtual Reality, Augment Reality and how Dimeo is currently using the technology for safety education. We also discuss what Erik sees us using more of in the…
The Wellness Trend in Real Estate & Construction
Dec 19, 2018 • 19 min
Today will be another solo episode, talking about Wellness in Real Estate & Construction. We’ll cover what that means, what get measured when determining “wellness” and what are the certifications on the market. We’ll also chat briefly about the two…
Matthew Consigli: President at Consigli
Dec 12, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode we hear the origin story of Consigli a fourth generation General Contractor that has had impressive growth under the latest generation of leadership. Specifically going from a $1M annual revenue to $1.6B and opening an addition six new…
The GRLZ Radio edition with Kelly Gillen
Dec 4, 2018 • 60 min
We’ve got a full house in this episode. It was recorded at GRLZ Radio, a program that supports young women whose circumstances often mean that they have more to overcome than an average teenager, but with the support of GRLZ Radio their futures are…
Nick Schiffer: Founder of NS Builders
Nov 27, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode we chat with Nick Schiffer owner of NS Builders, a General contractor specializing in design build custom renovations and homes. NS Builders custom builds all their millwork in-house and has grow to be one of the most sought after high-end…
Bob Petrucelli: CEO and Executive Director at the AGC MA
Nov 19, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode you’ll hear what Bob and the AGC MA do for their members and more importantly what they do for our industry and General Contractors as a whole. The most in-depth part of our conversation involves advocacy and what the AGC does on the…
The Energy Storage trend
Nov 12, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we cover the trend of energy storage and how it will affect the real estate and construction industry. Explaining terms you should be familiar with and the 3 factors driving the trend. We’ll also discuss the hazards you should be looking…
Alex Schwarzkopf: CEO & Co-Founder at Pillar Technologies
Nov 6, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode Alex discuss what Pillar does through data collection via environmental sensors on construction site and what the future of construction will look like as a result of construction data and machine learning. Enjoy the show. —- Send in a…
Technology & Data for Mold Prevention
Nov 3, 2018 • 5 min
Here’s a quick episode about a conversation I had with Rob Carson Director of Risk & Safety at Dellbrook JKS and Alex Schwarzkopf CEO of Pillar Technologies about how we could leverage technology and data to prevent mold on construction sites. Have a…
Michael Yanovitch: Deputy Building Commissioner Town of Brookline
Oct 30, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode we talk code, zoning, 40B, code changes in the 9th edition and upcoming work in Brookline. Enjoy the show! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/support
Adam Kersnowski: Co-Founder of Airworks
Oct 22, 2018 • 62 min
In this show we’ll hear how Adam went from owning a masonry subcontracting firm to starting a drone company and taking what he learned from both to become one of the Co-founders of Airworks, a software company that uses data collected from drones and…
CLT - Mass Timber Construction
Oct 15, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we discuss Mass Timber construction commonly referred to as CLT Cross Laminated Timber, explaining the difference between the two. We also covering Mass timber projects happening locally in the US and internationally. The overall…
Erik Sanford: VDC Director at Dimeo Construction Company
Oct 9, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode you’ll hear how Erik after leaving the Army went from a surveying crew to geo-tech to field engineer and how that lead him into virtual construction when it was just coming to our industry. Then comes a sharp turn to discuss what it was…
Chris Lynch: Principal, Code Red Consultants
Oct 1, 2018 • 55 min
This episode of the Mass Construction Show is with Chris Lynch, Principal at Code Red Consultants. In this show Chris will explain what code consultants do and what a code compliance alternative is, and he’ll talk in depth about the new requirement for…
Rob Carson: Director of Safety & Risk Mngmt at Dellbrook JKS
Sep 24, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode of the Mass Construction Show we speak with Rob Carson, Director of Safety & Risk Management at Dellbrook JKS. We discuss how Rob and his team look at risk across the life of a project including safety, QA/QC, and property damage. We…
Mike Fallon: Chief Investment Officer at The Fallon Companies
Sep 10, 2018 • 60 min
A discussion about how commercial real estate deals get done. What goes into choosing a site; demographics, cost of construction, pro forma, and more. We also answer the question can a real estate company have a brand? —- Send in a voice message:…
William Christopher: City of Boston, Commissioner of ISD
Sep 4, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode we speak with William “Buddy” Christopher, Commissioner of ISD Boston. For folks who don’t know, the Inspectional Services Department encompasses the Building Department along with Health, Housing, and a number of other agencies. Buddy…
Bill Held: Principal at The Cardinal Group
Sep 3, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we are joined by Bill Held Principal at The Cardinal Group a Construction Management firm specializing in Life Science industry. We discuss the life science and manufacturing industry and how working in and building those facilities differ…
Mikael Reckley: Customer Success Manager at Smartvid.io
Aug 26, 2018 • 51 min
This episode’s guest is Mikael Reckley, Customer Success Manager at Smartvid.io. We discussed what it is that smartvid does and what the future looks like for their product. We dabbled in AI, predictive analysis, and machine learning. Finally, at about…
Andrew Starr: Real Estate Strategist at Gensler
Aug 20, 2018 • 62 min
In this show Andrew will cover what a real estate strategist does for an architecture firm. We’re also going to talk a lot about data. Andrew explains which external sources Gensler uses to track data like rental rates, demographics and -a term I hadn’t…
Mass Construction Show: What’s this podcast about?
Aug 17, 2018 • 2 min
Here’s our introductory episode that breaks down; what the show’s about, why we’re doing it, and gives you some insight on what’s in it for you? Thanks for listening! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/joekelly/message Support this podcast:…