Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Longwood Center, Boston, MA

Longwood_smSize: 150,000 sq. ft., 4-floor fit-out
GC: John Moriarty & Associates
Electrical Crew: 60 at peak – includes core and shell electrical crew for building

Scope: Electrical installations for four floors of cutting-edge laboratory research space and administrative offices for world-leading cancer research organization. Installations include primary and emergency power systems, fire alarm, lighting and lighting control systems.


  • Wiring and electrical connections for highly specialized laboratories and lab equipment
  • Five separate laboratory and research divisions located throughout four levels
  • Fit-outs for biology, chemistry, chemistry/biology labs; also, glass sterilization facility for zebra fish lab
  • Project timeline: 1 year

Unique Project Challenge: Logistical planning and management of 60-person crew and electrical equipment deliveries at 11-story facility on tight site with numerous trades.  Concurrently provided base building shell and core installations as well as tenant fit-out of highly sophisticated laboratory space.