Groom Construction is proud to continue sponsoring YouthBuild North Shore CDC, a program intended to empower young adults with the competency and desire to transform their lives and improve their communities through education, employment, and leadership development. The organization is a program of North Shore Community Development Coalition that serves 50 youth annually from North Shore communities. 100 % of graduates from the program achieve employment or enroll in post-secondary school.
Arms Around Sophia is an organization supporting Sophia in her efforts to fight her battle with cancer. All proceeds go to her treatment and travel expenses as she has to travel to Europe for treatments not yet available in the U.S. Shoot for Sophia is an annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament hosted by Marblehead Athletes in order to raise money for their friend and her family! Groom Construction donated 80 + reversible pennies for players to wear in the tournament and we couldn't be more proud to support this amazing event.
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Groom Construction was featured on Todays Builder, an award winning television show that features custom home builders and developers. Principals of Groom Construction share inside looks at projects from the past and present while giving industry insight.
Recently complete! Groom was excited to be back at The Lynch Van Otterloo YMCA to complete the Y's vision of a more modern, contemporary and welcoming facility. Alterations to the lobby included a smaller, circular front desk, sound baffling, a solutions suite where members can meet in private with staff, and a secure gated entry system. One of the major tasks of this renovation was removing the existing two story rock wall to create the new Kids Club on the first floor - parceled off into appropriate learning zones; infant, science and math, teen and creative space zones. A brand new Functional Training area on the second floor was created to include a 50 x 40-foot turf (think tire flipping and sled pulling), TRX and the latest state-of-the-art training equipment. While sad for climbers to let go of the rock, the freed space now offers so much more and elevated the YMCA as a family friendly industry leader in the health and wellness sector.
"The Groom team was a delight to work with. A well- defined project timeline was established up front, and close attention was paid throughout to ensure that risks were identified and mitigated in time to avoid delays. As unexpected issues popped up, the skilled team offered creative solutions. We would be happy to work with this professional and friendly team again, for other commercial projects. Thank you, Groom!"
-Noelle LeBlanc and John Harrison
Co-founders of Work Loft
Groom Construction partnered with Jumbo Capital Management and O'Sullivan Architects on this 36-unit residential condominium building. Now in the Interior Finishing Stage, Penniman on the Park, located steps from Allston’s Union Square, is projected for completion in March, 2018. The building features garage parking with elevator access and is merely steps away from the Boston Landing MBTA Commuter Rail Station. The soon to be condominium building will feature 36 units measuring at approximately 1,000 SF each and will include four penthouse residences, six units designated affordable. The 41,000 SF building is equipped with weather proof siding, moisture resistant cladding, gorgeous finish palettes featuring wood flooring and designer-level kitchen, bath and lighting finishes such as custom cabinetry, quartz countertops and high-end Jenn Air appliances.
Newly appointed John Keenan, the 14th President of Salem State University, was posed with a problem. Several areas of the president’s office were separated throughout the campus. Robert Burr, developer of 331 Lafayette Street, proposed a solution. Keenan decided the top two floors of the new building, offering 16,000 SF of newly constructed office space, would facilitate enhanced communication in a much needed central location. Throughout the construction process, Groom Principal Scott Faulkner worked closely with SSU to ensure their needs were met. In President Keenan's words, “It was a fantastic process…we did not have a single complaint.” Click the link below to watch an extended video including a tour of their new space!
Robert Burr, Developer of 331 Lafayette Street in Salem, MA met with the Salem State Expect students interning at Groom to share details/timelines of the project. He took the opportunity to educate them as well on the steps involved in developing a commercial property. Bob Burr gave a glowing review of Groom stating the team, under the direction of Groom Principal and Project Executive Scott Faulkner, was "the best construction company he's worked with in his past 30 years as a developer." Click the link below to watch the extended video with an inside look at the project.