Latest News

At The O'Connell Companies we're proud of our projects and the partnerships that have made them possible. Here you'll find a collection of our latest news.

  • Springfield Union Station has won the prestigious Phoenix Award grand prize for the best brownfields-redevelopment project in the nation. This redevelopment project was singled out for both national and regional awards for outstanding achievement and innovation relating to environmental and community issues. Read More >

  • The O’Connell Companies has moved to our new home office on Kelly Way in Holyoke. The new building provides the opportunity for four O’Connell subsidiaries to reside under the same roof: The O’Connell Companies, O’Connell Development Group, Appleton Corporation, and Daniel Read More >

  • The Springfield Redevelopment Authority has selected O’Connell subsidiary Appleton Corporation to manage day-to-day operations at Union Station when it reopens in late June 2017. The city expects 15,000 to 17,000 people a day to pass through Union Station, its bus Read More >

  • Construction is underway on our new company headquarters! The new building, located at the end of the cul-de-sac on Kelly Way in Holyoke, allows four of our six companies to operate under one roof: The O’Connell Companies, O’Connell Development Group, Read More >

  • Larry Bishop has been appointed General Manager for O’Connell subsidiary New England Fertilizer Company (NEFCO). Read More >

  • James N. Sullivan has been appointed president of O’Connell subsidiary O’Connell Development Group. Read More >

  • Daniel O’Connell’s Sons recently completed construction of the Integrated Science Building at Vassar College. This highly complex building project is now featured in Architectural Record! Read More >

  • In partnership with Soldier On, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing housing and support to homeless veterans, O’Connell Development Group (ODG) converting the vacant Chapin Elementary School in Chicopee, MA into 43 affordable one-bedroom apartments, three of which are wheelchair accessible. Read More >

  • TOC subsidiary O’Connell Development Group welcomed beauty superstore Ulta to the Holyoke Crossing retail center. The 11,000-square-foot store, located next to Barnes & Noble, is the fast-growing retailer’s first in the area. The store has already hired more than 20 Read More >

  • Center for the Advancement of Public Action Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont Daniel O’Connell’s Sons (DOC) managed construction of this three-building complex, designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. Faced with Vermont marble, these buildings include state-of-the-art design and unique architectural Read More >