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By Katie Cardillo / September 2, 2020

Exclusively for Friends of Bob France and Senate Construction

You are cordially invited to participate in a "Why People Buy" WorkshopwithGreg Nanigian. This workshop is no charge. Click here...

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By / August 5, 2019

Sustainability and Metal Buildings – Are They Compatible?

We know that metal buildings – particularly pre-engineered metal buildings – are a cost effective and efficient choice for any...

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By / June 19, 2019

Middlesex 3 Coalition Event at Mass Crane

On Thursday, June 13th, Senate sponsored an event at Mass Crane & Hoist's new corporate headquarters in Tyngsborough for the...

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By / May 10, 2019

Retrofitting Your Roof – Tax Benefits

Life is certainly unpredictable but – as the saying goes – you can always count on death and taxes. However,...

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By / April 17, 2019

From the Field – Interview with Matt Wilder

Matt recently wrapped up construction of Mass Crane & Hoist's new corporate headquarters in Tyngsborough. We sat down with him...

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By / March 21, 2019

Retrofitting Your Roof – What Are The Options?

Metal roofs typically have a lifespan of approximately 30-40 years, but once time runs out and/or a roof begins to...

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By / February 20, 2019

Does Your Building’s Roof Need Repair?

Years of brutal New England winters can do a number on your roof. Typically, a roof will last 15-20 years...

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By / January 16, 2019

Senate Featured in Construction Today

Happy New Year! 2019 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for Senate Construction. We were recently featured...

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By Katie Cardillo / December 11, 2018

From the Field – Interview with Wayne Richard

Recently, we sat down with project superintendent, Wayne Richard, to discuss his project, the Abbot Mill Luxury Apartments in Westford....

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By Katie Cardillo / October 26, 2018

PROJECT UPDATE – Mass Crane & Hoist New Corporate Headquarters

We’re making great progress at Mass Crane & Hoist’s new corporate headquarters project in Tyngsborough! After exponential growth over the...

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By Katie Cardillo / September 7, 2018

What Can We Do About the Critical Labor Shortage in the Construction Industry?

In late August, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) released the results of a survey they conducted that asked...

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By Katie Cardillo / August 10, 2018

Pre-Engineered is NOT the Same as Pre-Fabricated

For the past 28 years, Senate Construction has been designing and building pre-engineered buildings. Because of our expertise and the...

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By Katie Cardillo / July 27, 2018

Despite Tariff War, Pre-Engineered Buildings Remain in Demand

Don’t go by the news that the tariff war might lead to an increased cost of steel, and an increased...

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By Katie Cardillo / June 25, 2018

Same Firm, New Look: A Message from Senate Construction Founder & CEO, Bob France

We are excited to announce that Senate Construction Corporation has a new logo and a new color scheme! This bold...

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By Katie Cardillo / June 15, 2018

Construction Future: Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

If you are planning an industrial, manufacturing, or warehouse building, pre-engineered metal buildings are the way to go for many...

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By Katie Cardillo / June 8, 2018

Pre-Engineered Structures Are a Fit for Any Industry

Pre-engineered or three-plate steel buildings are typically associated with large distribution facilities or industrial spaces but, just a brief perusal...

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By Katie Cardillo / May 21, 2018

Project Spotlight: Integra Companies Incorporating Conventional and Pre-Engineered Construction Seamlessly

In 2001, Senate built Integra Companies’ corporate headquarters in Devens, Massachusetts. By 2016, Integra had outgrown its operations. Needing both...

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By Katie Cardillo / May 18, 2018

Did You Know? Up to 90 Percent of a Building’s Total Cost is Incurred After Construction

Massachusetts-based Senate Construction is a certified Butler Builder. Butler is one of the nation’s top building-solutions companies, providing the design...

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By Katie Cardillo / May 11, 2018

Senate Construction is Ready for Overheated Economy

If you are a bit concerned about construction labor force, do not worry. We have your base covered because we...

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By Katie Cardillo / May 4, 2018

Massachusetts Companies Going for Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

More and more Massachusetts companies are now going for pre-engineered metal buildings, and we are excited to be a part...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 20, 2018

Pre-Engineered Building Honored with CMAA Award

Lately, we have been touting the beauty, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of pre-engineered buildings. We are pleased to announce that our...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 17, 2018

Key Takeaways from Butler’s Annual Sales Conference

In March, our CEO, Bob France, spent three days in St. Louis at Butler Manufacturing’s annual sales conference. Senate is...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 13, 2018

Will steel, aluminum tariffs impact the pre-engineered building market?

At the outset, it does seem that imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will negatively affect the pre-engineered or...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 6, 2018

Pre-Engineered Building Market to Grow 12 Percent Annually

Business and real estate developers are finally embracing pre-engineered buildings, as evidenced by research forecasts that predict that the steel buildings market will grow 12 percent annually through 2023.

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By Katie Cardillo / March 29, 2018

Architectecturally Pleasing Pre-engineered Buildings

There is a myth that pre-engineered buildings cannot be customized or designed to be architecturally pleasing. But that isn't true!...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 29, 2018

Why Pre-Engineered Buildings?

After Senate Construction recently completed the design/build of a 40,600-square-foot addition for Integra Companies in Devens, MA, we received several...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 12, 2018

New Building Code Updates – Part 2 of 3

By Katie Cardillo / January 16, 2018

Pre-Engineered Buildings – Perception vs. Reality

Pre-Engineered is a term we hear a lot in construction and it’s becoming more prevalent as technology is continually improving....

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By Katie Cardillo / December 24, 2017

Happy Holidays from Senate Construction

By senate / November 10, 2017

The incredible, inevitable evolution of private education and facilities in the 21st Century

Not that long ago, in the early 2000’s, I was a young, wide-eyed teenager faced with hundreds of options when it came to the future of my education. Overwhelmed by a myriad of potential circumstances that I am just now beginning to fully appreciate and comprehend, ultimately my decisions boiled down to three main factors...

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By senate / November 9, 2017

Flipping the Script: Building Modern Educational Facilities

  How educational facilities are learning from their students to provide more innovative and flexible services, avoiding becoming obsolete. While...

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By Katie Cardillo / September 12, 2017

Renovation Vs. New Construction: Debunking Four Common Myths

by Bob France Given the rapid technological changes in the construction industry and the growing list of codes and compliance...

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By Katie Cardillo / April 21, 2017

As The Construction Industry Struggles to Fill Jobs, It’s Time to Find a New Mindset

by Bob France With the economy heating up and a potential shortage of workforce in the commercial construction industry looming...

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By Katie Cardillo / March 30, 2017

Evaluating Your Current Manufacturing Space to Build Value

by Bob France About 20 years ago, Harvard Business Review published an article on “Managing Real Estate to Build Value.”  It...

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By Katie Cardillo / January 23, 2017

What is Your Creed?

by Bob France While waiting to meet an old friend and mentor at the Colonial Inn in Concord, MA I...

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By Katie Cardillo / December 15, 2016

Your Best Building Investment- A Good Contractor

Just recently, I had a reminder of how little the skill of being a contractor is perceived.  A young fellow...

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