9-12-18: Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)

As part of our continuing relationship with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), Lavallee Brensinger Architects was approached in 2013 to renovate the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, better known as CHaD. What was originally a 24-bed pediatric acute care unit, with a centralized nurse station, has now been renovated into a multi-acuity unit including 7 acute care beds, 7 IMCU beds, and 4 PICU beds.  READ MORE

5-16-18: Bowdoin to Build Four Passive House Dorms

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the college’s commitment to carbon neutrality.

The four buildings, which will house 22 students each, are on 3.56 acres on Park Row, next to Chamberlain Hall. The project overall includes 47,877 square feet of construction and will cost $15.25 million.

Construction is expected to start this year and the dorms would open in August 2019. READ MORE

5-14-18: Maine’s largest publicly traded company will invest $62M in expansion

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. broke ground last week on its planned, $62 million expansion at One IDEXX Drive in Westbrook.

The Synergy East facility, expected to open in late 2019, features a new multi-level, 135,000-square-foot expansion to the existing Synergy Center, which opened in 2014. Friday’s groundbreaking was attended by Gov. Paul LePage and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, among others. READ MORE

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