Our eight story, 120 key hotel in Providence is making great progress. To catch up on the work at Homewood Suites, we got the scoop from Project Manager, Taj Goodpaster:

Old man winter has been brutal to New England and he has not spared the Hilton Homewood Suites project in Providence, RI. All of Tocci’s trade contractors have been helpful and diligent in managing the cold, wind, and snow to keep the project on…

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“A team is only as strong as its weakest link.”

While this expression may seem overused or cliché, it’s not untrue. A great team is built on a foundation of good communication- and like a foundation, it is only as strong as the weakest link. This expression stresses that the success of a whole group depends on the success of each individual member. Therefore, if one person fails, the whole group fails….

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You Have to Love It

I am an unlicensed architect working for a construction management company.

Or, am I an architectural intern working for a construction management company?

Or, am I a VDC Specialist who got their Masters in Architecture and now works for a construction management company?

Questioning my role as a young-professional-not-yet-architect is just one of the hurdles I’m facing. I’ve made it my first professional goal to get out of this ambiguous area as soon…

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Virtual Design + Construction (VDC)

Trained in both architectural design and various construction technologies, Tocci’s VDC Group is versatile.

Many building owners opt to engage Tocci’s VDC group early in pre-construction to assist the A/E team with MEP and structural coordination, and to ensure that the bid documents are as detailed as possible. When requested, our group can also cost-effectively build a virtual model of the project. This is especially important when the A/E team…

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Our two-building residential development in Charlestown continues to make progress throughout the winter months. The first building is a 100-year-old, former print manufacturing facility that will be re-adapted into 45 new residential apartments. The second building onsite was a one-story printing warehouse, which is to be replaced by a four-story modular residential apartment building with a structural steel podium slab on deck with open parking below. We spoke with Field Engineer, Brian Wyer, to get…

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