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Golda Meir House – Water Tower Demolition

Colantonio oversaw the demolition of this water tower in Newton, which had been standing behind the Golda Meir House since 1955.  It took about ten days for JDC Demolition to take it down, piece by [...]

December 6th, 2018|

Colantonio Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Colantonio Inc. has reached a milestone this month, celebrating 40 years in the construction business. The company has grown from founder/CEO Fran Colantonio’s work as a carpenter to a $75 million general contracting and construction management firm.

September 21st, 2018|

Marathon Elementary School Completed

Colantonio Inc., construction manager at risk, wrapped up construction of the town of Hopkinton's Marathon Elementary School two months ahead of its July deadline.

August 31st, 2018|

3 Main Ingredients in Colantonio Inc.’s Recipe for Success

Colantonio Inc. is a construction company that has the secret recipe and recognizes the simplicity of its ingredients. This organization has grown from a $20-million business—in the midst of one of the worst economic recessions in United States history—to an over $65-million business.

August 17th, 2018|

Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library

The charming public library building in Jamaica Plain was built in 1909 to serve the local community. Situated next to a much larger municipal building and oriented towards a side street, this neighborhood gem needed some serious polish to stay relevant. It was even unclear to visitors where to enter the building.

July 18th, 2018|

Colantonio to Attend Historic White House Summit on STEM Education

Chairman and CEO Francis Colantonio of Colantonio Inc. was one of two Massachusetts industry representatives recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C. 

June 19th, 2018|

Colantonio Named Vice Chair of AGC MA

He will serve a two-year term and then move into the position of Chair for an additional two-year term.  He has been a member of the AGC MA for the past 35 years and a member of the Board of Directors since 2015.

May 17th, 2018|

Colantonio Completes Historic Yarn Works Renovation

Restoration work included replacement of more than 280 8’ x 10’ windows; repointing and repairing the exterior brick envelope and chimneystack; and structural reinforcement to the roof.  The firm replaced the damaged Southern yellow pine cornice roof trim with wood fabricated and cut to match the existing design.

January 23rd, 2018|