Chris Duhamel Named President of Providence Engineering Society

Last night, the Providence Engineering Society (PES), known for being the oldest professional engineering society in the country, introduced its new President, Chris Duhamel. The announcement was made at the Society’s Annual Meeting featuring program speaker, Eric Offenberg, PE, Director of Engineering at Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA). Chris, who works as... read more »

DiPrete Rolls Out New Look for its Innovative Regional Resources Tool

  DiPrete Engineering has teamed up with Full Circle Design, a web developer based in Stoneham, MA, to launch its updated regional resource tool, which helps locate different planning, zoning, and permitting regulations in every town throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island as well as some towns in Connecticut and New Hampshire. The website provides... read more »

DiPrete Designs Landscape for O’Hare Academic

The O’Hare Academic Center at Salve Regina University in Newport recently completed a $26 million building expansion and renovation to its landscape and hardscape around the building. The project, which added 23,000 square feet to the Center, includes indoor and outdoor dining areas as well as outdoor terraces overlooking the University’s oceanfront grounds. In... read more »

New High-Rise Hotel for Downtown Providence

Upon final demolition of the Fogarty building in Downtown Providence, construction of a new nine-story hotel has begun. Owner of the property, Procaccianti Companies, Inc., says they bought the vacant City-owned half-acre property about a decade ago due to its central location. “Our Firm’s six decades of experience in the Providence real estate market... read more »