Our talented project manager, Ipsitha Bayapu, was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Women in Commercial Real Estate Spotlight issue.
Below is the excerpt from what she had to say about her what project and accomplishment she is most proud of, what important factors women in the industry should consider when choosing a firm to build your career with and what inspires her most.
Continue reading Ipsitha Bayapu Featured in NEREJ’s Women in Commercial Real Estate Spotlight
Construction in occupied labs poses unique challenges for active lab users and construction teams. Coordinating access and maintaining operations can be challenging, but Northstar’s experienced teams have found strategic solutions that alleviate the impact on both teams.
Continue reading Navigating Logistical Challenges in Occupied Lab Construction
Northstar is committed to mentoring and nurturing the next generation of talent with a passion for pursuing careers in project management. As part of our internship/co-op program, we collaborate with institutions such as Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and CREST (Commercial Real Estate Success Training) to identify exceptional candidates.
During the summer, we had the pleasure of introducing Olivia Pedro to our team. Currently in her senior year and pursuing a major in management at Bentley University, Olivia joined Northstar through the CREST program. We took the opportunity to sit down with Olivia and gain insights into her experience as a part of our Northstar team throughout the summer.
Continue reading A conversation with our CREST Intern, Olivia Pedro: Her View from the Construction Site
Northstar’s Jim Hogan was recently featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Rising Stars Ones to Watch issue.
Below is an excerpt from what he had to say about the accomplishment he is most proud of and what his mentor, Lee Burneson, had to say about Jim.
Continue reading Jim Hogan Named a Rising Star
At the inception of Northstar, the partnership knew there was a direct connection between its employees’ knowledge of the Greater Boston real estate market and their ability to develop their own personal brands with the firm’s overall success.
Continue reading Northstar Celebrates its 100th Business Development Meeting
Northstar believes in mentoring and fostering the next generation of talent who are interested in a career in the project management field. As part of our intern/co-op program, we partner with Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and CREST (Commercial Real Estate Success Training), to identify candidates.
In this session, we welcomed Alexander (Alex) Bormel, a junior studying construction management and commercial real estate. We sat down with Alex to get his take on what he has been up to working with our Northstar team. Continue reading A conversation with our Intern, Alexander Bormel: His View from the Construction Site
Please join us in congratulating Jason Atwood on ten years with Northstar!
Jason has steadily advanced in his career since joining the firm ten years ago. Starting as an Assistant Project Manager, he is now a Vice President and shareholder in the firm.
Continue reading Northstar Celebrates Jason Atwood’s 10th Anniversary
Northstar is pleased to announce the promotion of Andy Touchette to shareholder.
Continue reading Andy Touchette Promoted to Shareholder
Two of Northstar’s talented project managers, Janet Tse and Katherine Kenney, were recently featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Women in Construction Spotlight issue.
Below are the excerpts from what they had to say about their most notable project in the last 12 months and what made them interested in seeking a career in the A/E/C industry.
Continue reading Janet Tse and Katherine Kenney Featured in NEREJ’s Women in Construction Spotlight
Northstar is celebrating our talented female leaders during Women in Construction Week (WIC). This year’s theme is ‘Many Paths, One Mission,’ which celebrates the many paths women have taken to work in the construction industry.
We talked with three women at various stages of their career about how they arrived at being an Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) and what they love about it.
Continue reading How I Became an Owner’s Project Manager and What I Love About it
The women of Northstar play a critical role in our firm, representing close to 40% of the firm in every level of project management overseeing more than $3.0B of construction.
Their diverse backgrounds enable them to drive growth in the industry and within our company by bringing unique strengths and skills to solve problems and develop solutions in the project management role.
Continue reading The Women of Northstar
Northstar is pleased to announce that Kirstin Brown has been named one of Boston Real Estate Times’ Outstanding Women of Commercial Real Estate 2023.
Continue reading Kirstin Brown Named an Outstanding Woman of Commercial Real Estate
Five years ago, Northstar was engaged to oversee the redevelopment of the Kendall/MIT MBTA Headhouse Station. The station opened to the public this past weekend.
Continue reading Kendall/MIT MBTA Station Opens to the Public
Northstar is pleased to announce the promotions of Jason Atwood, Ipsitha Bayapu, Patrick Burns, Cameron Feeley, Natasha Marcuard, and Gary Pelletier.
Continue reading Northstar Announces Promotions
Congratulations to Jim Hogan for five years at Northstar!
A structural engineer by trade, Jim joined Northstar with an extensive background in the design and construction of commercial and residential ground up developments throughout Boston.
Continue reading Northstar Celebrates Jim Hogan’s 5th Anniversary
This past weekend twelve Northstar employees had their first foray as participants in the Fenway Park Spartan Stadion 5K race. Our participation in the race was organized by Northstar’s Charitable Giving Committee with a donation going to the American Cancer Society.
Continue reading Team Northstar Participates and Finishes the Spartan Race at Fenway Park
Veteran’s Day dates to 1919 and is dedicated to honoring our nation’s military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We thank our veterans, past and present, and their families for the service and sacrifice they make every day. We are indebted to you for all you have given to our great country.
We want to also thank and recognize two Northstar employees, Tom Grady and Dan Landry, veterans of the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps, respectively.
Continue reading Northstar Honors Our Tom Grady and Dan Landry on Veteran’s Day
Pop the champagne, and luck be a lady tonight!
Northstar celebrated its 12th anniversary by throwing a casino-themed bash for the team.
Continue reading Northstar Celebrates 12 Years
Team Northstar knows its way around a construction site, but we aren’t usually the ones swinging a hammer, pick or sledgehammer and doing the actual building.
On a warm fall morning, ten team members had the opportunity to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, where we worked on a home as part of The First Malden Habitat Homes in Malden, Massachusetts. Our tasks on this day were assisting with framing walls for the house, setting wall panels, and grading an area to receive a garage slab.
Continue reading Northstar Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity Build Day
Northstar believes in mentoring and fostering the next generation of talent who are interested in a career in the project management field. As part of our co-op program, we partner with Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and CREST (Commercial Real Estate Success Training), to identify candidates.
Continue reading A conversation with our Co-op, Tamara Nikotina: Her View from the Construction Site
Congratulations to Jessy Lecaj for five years at Northstar!
During her time with Northstar, Jessy has managed tenant improvement and development projects ranging in size up to 500,000 SF within the commercial, residential, higher education, utility, and non-profit sectors. Continue reading Northstar Celebrates Jessy Lecaj’s 5th Anniversary
Two of Northstar’s talented shareholders, Lisa Hamilton and Natasha Marcuard, were recently featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Women in Commercial Real Estate Spotlight issue.
Continue reading Lisa Hamilton and Natasha Marcuard Featured in NEREJ’s Women in Commercial Real Estate
Northstar was excited to partner with MIT on the unique structural design assist of a 160-foot carbon fiber canopy. Continue reading Kendall Square/MIT MBTA Station Entrance Gets a Major Upgrade
Please join us in congratulating Justin Caron on 10 years with Northstar!
Continue reading Northstar Celebrates Justin Caron’s 10th Anniversary