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.

  • 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 >

  • Taunton Trial Court Taunton, Massachusetts   Located in a densely-populated section of this urban city, construction of the new Taunton Trial Court required intensive collaboration between DOC, project team members, adjacent businesses, and the existing court, which was fully operational Read More >

  • Gateway II Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, Massachusetts DOC is currently the Construction Manager-at-Risk for Phase II of this 12-acre, mixed-use site for life sciences and biotech companies. Upon completion, Gateway Park will feature five life sciences buildings totaling 550,000 square Read More >

  • Boston Harbor Clean-up Boston, Massachusetts   In 1988, New England Fertilizer Company (NEFCO) was assigned one of the country’s largest-ever wastewater clean-up challenges: Boston Harbor. For more than 100 years, sewage sludge polluted the harbor, endangering wildlife and preventing recreational Read More >