MARLTON, N.J. and BOSTON, March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the University of Massachusetts Building Authority to provide owner's project management services in connection with academic building renovations at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston).
UMass Boston has completed a comprehensive twenty-five-year master plan that establishes for the University a framework for physical enhancements to its existing campus. The academic facility renovations project, an important component of this master plan, includes selective renovations at McCormack Hall, Wheatley Hall and potentially other campus buildings. This program will cost-effectively repurpose existing spaces to address current and future needs of the University.
"We are honored to have been selected to manage this important program," said Jack C. Hobbs, FAIA, Senior Vice President and New England Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are confident that we will help UMass Boston reach all of its project objectives," added Hobbs.
Hill International, with 4,100 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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