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New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.

Office Fit-Up & Sprinkler System Replacement

This historic mill building required the removal and replacement of the entire sprinkler system. To accomplish the work, JMC constructed a "swing space" for the phased, temporary relocation of more than 300 New Balance employees.

Project Features:
  • 500,000 sf total
  • Complete upgrade of existing sprinkler system, including installation of 11 miles of sprinkler pipe
  • Office fit-up of vacant space to create swing space for employee relocation
  • Completed ahead of schedule – 3 year construction schedule was originally planned; work completed in 18 months while enabling client to still pay over original 3-year duration
  • Performed in occupied, operational building
  • Completed in historic brick mill building
  • Located in congested, urban area of Lawrence, aff ording very limited exterior laydown area

Location: Lawrence, MA
Size: 500,000 sf
Delivery Method: Design-Build
Architect: J. Ferrera Associates


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JM Coull, Inc.
20 Powder Mill Road
Maynard, MA 01754

Phone: (978) 461-0330 | (978) 461-0275

Construction management, design-build, and general contracting firm specializing in new construction and renovation projects in the life sciences, education, healthcare, commercial, advanced technology, and institutional industries.

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