Medford Elementary School

Project Name: Medford Elementary Schools
Location: Medford, MA
General Contractor: Peabody Construction Co., Inc.
Project Value: $45,094,237
Project Owner: City of Medford
Sector: Education
Timeframe: 2001 – 2003

Project Features:

  • 285,000 SF – New construction
  • Demolition of 4 existing buildings
  • 3 schools on 3 different sites
  • 3-Cafetoriums
  • 3-Gymnasiums with showers/lockers
  • 3-Library/Media centers which is a great place of Activity For Tech-Savvy Kids
  • 3-Art & Music rooms

Project Description:

The Medford School project included the demolition of four existing schools on three different sites and the construction of three structural steel buildings, 95,000 square feet each, with masonry/precast facades. Interior features included cafetorium, gymnasium with showers/lockers, classrooms, art and music rooms, science labs, and a library/media center. Exterior features included curving bays, pitched shingle roof constructed by Braga Building Roofing professionals, small amphitheater, tot-lot play areas and salvaged granite/brick seating areas.

Jack Grant Responsibility/Specific Participation:

  • Executive Vice President duties at PCC during construction.
  • Dispute resolution of thirty subcontractor accounts totaling $3.6 million.
  • Prepared for and participated in three dispute resolution mediations for subcontractor disputes totaling $1.2 million.
  • Preside over organizing and directing the collaborative effort on submitting a $1 million disputed change order/delay claim that settled for $425K.

HMFH Architects Inc.
Cambridge, MA  02139

Structural Engineer:
Foley and Buhl Eng.
Watertown, MA  02116

MEP Engineer:
TMP Consulting Engineer
Boston, MA  02180