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February 27, 2013

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Dermot Roe of Hamilton, project and development regional director at Jones Lang LaSalle, has been appointed to also lead the company’s national construction business. In his new role, Roe will focus on the continued growth and development of the business in the existing five markets of Boston; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Chicago; and San Francisco. Roe has more than 20 years of real estate development and construction experience throughout the U.S. in all property types. His primary focus is in commercial base building construction and tenant improvements. He headed JLL’s construction group in the Midwest region. Large scale assignments under way or completed under Roe’s direction include a major renovation of the YMCA of Greater Boston’s flagship facility at 316 Huntington Ave., Boston; the construction of 670 Albany St. in Boston’s BioSquare complex; development of Pleasant Street Residential for Harvard University; renovation and construction for Stratus Computer in Maynard; projects for various tenants in CambridgePark, Cambridge; and the construction of nine commercial buildings with a retail marketplace at New England Executive Park.

New businesses

BAYADA Home Health Care, a provider of nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice and assistive care services to children, adults and seniors, with more than 18,000 employees nationwide, recently celebrated the opening of a new office at 20 Conant St., Danvers. The Danvers office will provide services to the North Shore communities of Danvers, Peabody, Salem, Beverly, Marblehead, Lynn, Swampscott, Saugus, Lynnfield, Middleton, Topsfield, Nahant, Wenham, Hamilton, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Gloucester, Rockport and Ipswich.

Milestones

Brooksby Village in Peabody has been named one of America’s Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. It was ranked 85th nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey. The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics LLP, an on-demand employee survey provider, in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers.

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