STV|DPM News & Events

DPM Joins STV
DPM becomes part of STV’s construction management practice and will do business as STV|DPM
March 20, 2015
News Release

We are excited to announce that DPM is now STV|DPM!

This union provides DPM with access to a national client base, and will enable us to deliver even more value to our existing clients while expanding opportunities the entire staff.  In addition, DPM's skills and expertise advance STV’s strategic goal to deepen its 35-year commitment in New England, while enhancing its existing service lines, specifically with FF&E and Move Management services. 

STV and DPM both share the same values of serving its employees and clients first. This is best illustrated by the fact that STV and DPM recently celebrated their 100th and 25th anniversaries, achievements that are a testament to the dedication and loyalty of our respective staff and clients.

DPM Welcomes Two
Kris Anderson and Alev Durmus-Pedini Join Newton Staff
February 13, 2015
Press Release

Project Manager Kris Anderson has returned to DPM’s Newton office.  Kris possesses in-depth expertise in the fields of facilities planning, construction management, preventative maintenance, relocation management, FF&E, and space planning in the academic and healthcare industry segments.  Her prior experience includes six years of onsite project support at Harvard Business School on behalf of DPM as well as six years of experience working as an Assistant Project Manager for general contractors in Bensalem, PA; Wilmington, DE; and Winchester, MA.  Kris is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, where she earned her A.S. in Interior Design and her B.S. in Facilities Management.   

Alev Durmus-Pedini has also joined DPM’s Newton office as Project Manager.  Alev is an experienced construction and facilities project management professional with an extensive background in architecture and sustainable building practices.  Her past experience includes roles as internal project manager at HSBC Bank and Demirbank, managing retail and office space design and renovations in her native Turkey.  Prior to joining DPM, she worked for CBRE in the Boston area managing rebranding initiatives and branch renovations for Santander Bank. Alev is a LEED Green Associate and possesses a bachelor’s degree in Architecture as well as a master’s degree in Project and Construction Management. 

DPM Facilitates Accion’s Construction and Relocation to New Headquarters in Cambridge
January 6, 2015
Press Release

DPM has completed the construction and relocation project for Accion, an international non‐profit and one of the premier microfinance organizations in the world, dedicated to building financial inclusion.

DPM Completes Expansion for Community Health & Wellness of Greater Torrington
Project Continues with Existing Facility Renovations
December 10, 2014
Press Release

Community Health and Wellness Center (CHWC) retained DPM to provide comprehensive owner’s project management services for its planned 23,000 SF medical office building – a project made possible by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.  

DPM & SG&A Complete Successful Project for AspenTech’s New Headquarters
Phase 2 slated for completion on February 1, 2015
November 21, 2014
Press Release

As part of their phase 1 move plan, AspenTech relocated its headquarters from 75,000 SF of space on Wheeler Road in Burlington to 105,487 SF of space across buildings 20 and 28 on Crosby Drive in Bedford, MA.

DPM Completes Relocations within Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School
November 3, 2014
Press Release

DPM has completed its engagement for providing comprehensive relocation management services for the Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, CT.  DPM managed the procurement of the school’s new furniture, fixtures and equipment, and provided exclusive relocation management services to the district, through a consultancy agreement with the project’s architect, The S/L/A/M Collaborative.

DPM Awarded Owner’s Project Management Contract for the New Sandy Hook Elementary School
October 21, 2014
Press Release

DPM has supported the Town of Newtown and the Public Building and Site Commission (PBSC) since May of 2013 in all aspects of the project, including the demolition of the existing Sandy Hook Elementary School building and site preparation for the new school. 

Rendering of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School Courtyard
Courtesy of Svigals + Partners

DPM Completes School Relocations for CREC’s 2014/2015 Academic Year
October 7, 2014
Press Release

DPM has wrapped up its engagement providing comprehensive relocation management services for various schools within the
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) system.

DPM's 21st Annual Golf Classic Raises Over $81,000 to Benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The total amount raised for the National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter Surpasses $815,000
September 12, 2014
Press Release

“The turnouts each year continue to be impressive, with so many of our colleagues, peers and industry friends coming to support the MS Society,” said Bob Keeley, DPM’s president and member of the Board of Trustees of the MS Society, Greater New England Chapter.  “It’s an incredible feeling to hand that check over year after year and know that we are doing something significant to fund a cure for this terrible disease.”

(from left to right: Rob Lyons, Sr VP, Finance at Natixis Global Associates; Phil Leonard, VP of Operations at DPM; Bob Keeley, President of DPM; Ted Shannon, Sr. VP of Business Development of Vantage Builders)

DPM Completes Relocation of HeartWare
July 25, 2014
Press Release

HeartWare, a global medical device company, retained DPM for its relocation from approximately 30,000 SF in two separate locations to 56,000 SF space in Framingham.