J&M Brown Completes Electrical, Tel/Data Fit-Up of Amazon’s Newest Boston Offices in Fort Point

By November 22, 2018News

Boston, MA – J&M Brown Company (JMB) has completed the comprehensive electrical fit-out of Amazon’s newest Boston office at 253 Summer Street / 27 Melcher Street in Boston’s Fort Point.

The tech giant’s six-floor office space comprises 180,000 square-feet and currently houses more than 350 staffers from Amazon Web Services (AWS), tech support for human resources, and transportation technology team.  The offices can accommodate up to 900 employees.

JMB’s scope including installation of the facility’s 120kW UPS back-up power system, fire alarm system, lighting and daylight harvesting lighting control. In addition to its open office layout, the Amazon office features several kitchen/break-out rooms, a number of special privacy phone rooms, and a library area.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), J&M Brown’s technology division, provided the tel/data installation and sound masking requirements for the Amazon office.

The project was completed on a fast-track, 6-month schedule, during which J&M Brown and Spectrum IT managed a combined field crew of 70 IBEW Local 103 electricians and technicians. In meeting Amazon’s aggressive schedule requirements, the JMB crew worked approximately 37,000 man-hours.  Dennis Nigro, Vice President of JMB’s Special Projects Division and Supervisor John Mallet headed JMB’s project operations.

J&M Brown was on a project team headed by general contractor, Columbia Construction.  IA Interior Architects of Boston served as the project architect.

Amazon has plans to open a 430,000 square-foot office in WS Development’s Seaport Square in 2021.