Celebrating 50 LEED Certified Projects and Counting!

May 2, 2016
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Bergmeyer is excited to announce that we have surpassed the 50 LEED Certified project mark! Our recent project for TD Bank in Burlington, MA, has achieved LEED Gold certification under the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system making it our 51st LEED Certified project. This is an important milestone for the Bergmeyer team, and we’re happy to share it.

Bergmeyer’s first LEED project was certified in October of 2008, and within less than 8 … [Read More]

Nespresso on Newbury

December 14, 2015

Nespresso, the worldwide pioneer in premium, portioned coffee, recently worked with Bergmeyer to redesign its Boston Flagship Boutique. The contemporary 2,400 square foot space is located on Newbury Street in Boston’s chic Back Bay neighborhood. The Boutique offers visitors a unique brand experience and is exemplary of Nespresso’s commitment to the highest-quality coffee, brewing machines, and customer service.

The design team from Bergmeyer helped to enrich the customer experience by designing a new contemporary 25 … [Read More]

Stories on An Unlikely Story

September 30, 2015

With a vision to breathe new life into their adopted hometown of Plainville, Massachusetts, author Jeff Kinney – of the popular Wimpy Kid series – and his wife Julie purchased an abandoned commercial property. Big ambitions and a goal to connect people to their neighbors, their community, and the world through literature led the Kinney’s to revive and re-invent the model of the local bookstore. Just a few months after its opening, the building at … [Read More]

Green Building Focus in ARE’s Retail Environments

September 11, 2015
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A recent Bergmeyer project epitomizes environmental and social responsibility. Designed for Jeff Kinney, author of the Wimpy Kid books, and his wife, Julie, the project has had a significant impact on the community and the local economy.

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The Kinneys purchased a long-abandoned historic building in their small Massachusetts hometown of Plainville, planning to restore it. Their intended new use for what had once been a general store was a civic center to reinvigorate … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Designs New McGauvran Center at UMass Lowell

August 26, 2015
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Bergmeyer is repurposing a 40-year-old concrete and brick student center as a new dining and learning commons at UMass Lowell’s South Campus. The renovated building, centered on the campus quad, is expected to become a major attraction for students to dine and gather on campus. The redesigned building will add over 10,000 sf to the existing 42,000 sf of new space and will offer multiple dining options, a learning commons, and collaborative classrooms.

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Joe Nevin to Speak at Bisnow on Activating the Ground Floor

July 27, 2015

This Wednesday, July 29 at 7:30 am, Joseph Nevin of Bergmeyer, along with Daniel Bradley of AEW and Ted Chryssicas of NGKF, will present a case study of 699 Boylston Street, a strategic repositioning in Boston’s Back Bay. The panel will present an overview of how 699 Boylston Street increased its overall property value by redesigning the ground floor retail, lobby, and streetscape.

Hosted by Bisnow, this informative, local event focuses on commercial real estate … [Read More]

Hostelling International wins Tsongas Award for Preservation

May 8, 2015
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The Charles H. Dill Building in Boston, otherwise known as Hostelling International Boston, won a 2015 Tsongas Award! Each May, Preservation Massachusetts holds an awards program and dinner celebration to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic resources.

From 2013-2015, the Paul E. Tsongas Awards embraced a three-year thematic program with a nod to cinematic awards. The program honors the people “behind … [Read More]

Post Occupancy Evaluation of the Eustis Street Fire House

March 23, 2015
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Bergmeyer’s commitment to sustainable design and environmental stewardship drives our desire to track energy and water use data in order to provide feedback on our existing projects and to increase the performance of future projects. Data tracking allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of the project’s design elements and sustainable strategies. This post occupancy evaluation focuses on the Eustis Street Fire House, a historic structure from 1859, comparing its predicted performance with actual data measurements … [Read More]

Partnering with LX for the Design for Dining program

March 20, 2015
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Have you ever wondered what goes into the design of a dining experience? Design heightens every aspect of dining, from culinary artistry to menu layout, to the spatial temperament – design is apparent throughout. Design Museum Boston, the “nomadic” design museum of the city, has curated seven pairs of design firms and restaurants in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood. Design Museum Boston announced, “These curated teams will collaborate to design unique table vignettes in each … [Read More]

An Unlikely Story on CBS News Sunday Morning

January 5, 2015
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From CBS News Sunday Morning, “Rita Braver talks to the author of the best-selling book in the nation: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. It turns out, cartoonist Jeff Kinney’s success story is a tale worthy of its own work of fiction.”

Bergmeyer has been working with author Jeff Kinney on a new community building in Plainville. The project at 111 South Street is a catalyst for the local community. The bookstore, café, … [Read More]

Repositioning 699 Boylston Street

December 17, 2014
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699 Boylston Street – a highly visible building at the corner of Boylston and Exeter Streets in Boston’s Back Bay – had long attracted sneers by its neighbors and the general public. Recognizing the vast potential of the site, AEW Capital Management purchased the building and quickly committed to repositioning the building to retain key tenants and attract new, specifically targeted tenants. Bergmeyer worked closely with AEW, the client’s property manager, and corporate and retail … [Read More]

Endicott College balances innovation and efficiency for new student residence

December 4, 2014
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With the goal of increasing student involvement on campus and strengthening the relationship with the community, Endicott College is adding a new student residence for upperclassmen. The project is just one of a handful of the latest improvements to the campus that has been shepherded by College President Dr. Richard E. Wylie.

In order to meet the College’s goal of adding nearly 300 beds next year, the new residence hall had an extremely tight schedule. … [Read More]

Hampshire Dining Commons at UMass Amherst awarded with LEED Gold and Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting

July 15, 2014
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Recently ranked among the top three universities for campus food, UMass Amherst is committed to delivering healthy and sustainable dining options. Now, the recently renovated Hampshire Dining Commons on campus can boast its own sustainable accolades after achieving LEED Gold certification.

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Bergmeyer celebrates topping off 111 South Street, a new community building in Plainville

May 2, 2014
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When the Kinney family opens an office-retail building at the corner of Bacon and South streets this fall, it will be one of the newest buildings in town. The building, owned by Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney, will hold a bookstore, cafe, and community event space.

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Bergmeyer team designs eco-conscious stage for 2013 TEDx Beacon Street event

November 27, 2013

A team of Bergmeyer Associates designed and constructed the 2013 TEDx Beacon Street stage using 10,000 donated aluminum cans and plastic bottles. After the show, the stage was disassembled and recycled. The proceeds from the recycled cans and bottles were donated to Lincoln School, the host of the event. Watch the team work!

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RH Featured in September-October Issue of Contract Magazine

September 3, 2013
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Contract cites Bergmeyer’s revival of a Boston landmark as an elevation of retail to high art.

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Now Open! The San Francisco 49ers Team Store in the Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara, CA

August 8, 2013
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The San Francisco 49ers Team Store located in the Valley Fair Mall, Santa Clara, CA is now open!

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Opening in early August: The San Francisco 49ers Team Store in the Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara, CA

July 10, 2013
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The San Francisco 49ers Team Store located in the Valley Fair Mall, Santa Clara, CA is set to open in early August 2013. Very Exciting!

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Hostelling International Boston wins USGBC Massachusetts Chapter’s 2013 Innovation in Green Design Award

April 10, 2013
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Hostelling International Boston was presented the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter’s Innovation in Green Design Award (Innovative Building or System Category) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The award recognizes buildings that break new ground, can be used as a model for others, and have a positive impact on the environment, social equity and economic prosperity.

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