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February 23, 2016
MSBA Announces Issuance of Project Advisory 35: The Educational Planning Page

The MSBA has issued a new project advisory: Project Advisory 35. This  advisory provides information on a new page that was created to support districts and educators in the exploration of concepts and options for proposed projects, the Educational Facility Planning page.  The MSBA recognizes the importance of Educational Planning, especially as it relates to the effective planning, design, and construction of adaptable school facilities.  Educational Planning will help inform school designs that are responsive to current teaching and learning practices, while providing flexibility to accommodate future changes in learning environments and educational delivery methods during the useful life of a school facility.

February 3, 2016
MSBA Issues a Request for Responses (RFR) to Conduct a School Survey

The Massachusetts School Building Authority (the “MSBA”) invites Responses from qualified firms interested in assisting the MSBA in planning, conducting and managing a School Survey of approximately 1,860 public schools of various grade configurations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including elementary, middle, high, and...

February 2, 2016
MSBA Announces Issuance of Project Advisory 34: Revisions to Cost Data Reports

The MSBA has issued a new project advisory: Project Advisory 34. MSBA project advisories are designed as informational updates for Districts, Owner's Project Managers, and Designers in an effort to facilitate the efficient and effective administration of proposed projects currently...

January 28, 2016
January 27, 2016 Board Meeting Press Releases

The Massachusetts School Building Authority Board of Directors met on Wednesday, January 27,  2016.  At the meeting, the Board recommended 26 Districts from the 2015 Statement of Interest Process be voted into Eligibilty Period over the next three Board meetings. Eight of the 26 Districts were invited into Eligibility Period at the...

January 22, 2016
MSBA Board of Directors Meeting - Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The Massachusetts School Building Authority Board of Directors will be meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM. The meeting will take place at 40 Broad Street, Suite 500, Boston, Massachusetts 02109.

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January 8, 2016
MSBA Announces Opening of 2016 Statement of Interest Submittal Period

A Statement of Interest is the first step toward potential MSBA funding

State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, Chairman of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”) and Chief Executive Officer Maureen Valente today announced the opening of the 2016 Statement of Interest (SOI) process. From January 8, 2016, through April 8, 2016, the MSBA will accept SOIs for consideration in calendar year 2016 through its web-based application system.

December 30, 2015
MSBA Facilities Assessment Subcommittee Meeting - Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 9:30 AM

The Massachusetts School Building Authority Facilities Assessment Subcommittee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 9:30 AM.  The meeting will take place at 40 Broad Street, 5th Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02109. 

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December 16, 2015
MSBA Issues a Request For Qualifications (RFQ) to Provide Prototypical School Designs for the Model School Program

The Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), intends to identify, “collect and maintain a clearinghouse of prototypical school designs that may be used by eligible Districts” for MSBA funding.  Under the Model School Program, the MSBA intends to select the design of one or more existing schools (“model schools”) meeting certain criteria and to pre-qualify the designer of each selected model school. 

December 11, 2015
MSBA Facilities Assessment Subcommittee Meeting - Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30 am

The Massachusetts School Building Authority Facilities Assessment Subcommittee will be meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM.  The meeting will take place at 40 Broad Street, 5th Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02109. 

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December 4, 2015
MSBA Helps Cut the Ribbon on Additions and Renovations at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School

Maureen Valente, Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), today joined with local legislative and school district leaders to cut the ribbon on a major addition and renovation project at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in the Southern Worcester County Vocational Technical School District. The MSBA is contributing 67.41% of eligible expenses toward the $73.7 million project.

November 23, 2015
The MSBA Helps Break Ground for the Abington Middle-High School

Jack McCarthy, Executive Director of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), today joined state and local officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Abington Middle-High School.  The MSBA is contributing a maximum total facilities grant of over $50 million of eligible expenses towards the project.

November 18, 2015
MSBA November 18, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting Information

The Massachusetts School Building Authority Board of Directors met on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. 

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