Babson College Globe Restoration

| Katherine Marr

Marr Crane & Rigging and Marr Scaffolding Company Move the Earth at Babson College Babson College Celebrates 2nd Century with Restoration of Historic Campus Globe Babson College has embarked on its second century as an entrepreneurial leader in education and is undertaking renovations on its Wellesley campus to mark its Centennial. The refurbishment and relocation […]

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Marr Adds Two to Senior Management Team

| Katherine Marr

Jeffrey Marr, Jr. has been promoted to Vice President, Business Development for Marr Scaffolding Company.  For the past year Jeff has been serving as Manager of Business Development, a new position established at Marr Scaffolding Company at the end of 2017.   Prior to that, Jeff served as the Aerial Lift & Swing Stage Sales Representative […]

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ENCORE: A Sure Bet for the Marr Companies

| Katherine Marr

    Since breaking ground in the summer of 2016, Encore Boston Harbor has transformed the physical landscape of Everett and has impacted the economic and social landscape of the city of Boston and beyond. The Steel Daniel Marr & Son Company is nearing completion on the final steel work that encompassed four significant steel […]

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One and Two Brookline Place Children’s Hospital Expansion

| Katherine Marr

Boston Children’s Hospital is expanding its facilities and care beyond its Longwood campus to One and Two Brookline Place. The new facility will allow for patients and families to receive ambulatory-clinic care in a less congested and more convenient neighborhood setting, located near Route 9 and close to the Brookline Village MBTA Green Line station.   […]

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Dewey Park Square Wall Art

| Katherine Marr

Marr Aerial Lifts participated once again in the creation of the Greenway Wall Art in Dewey Square Park.  For 2018, Shara Hughes’ Carving Out Fresh Options, a boldly-colored imaginary landscape, was chosen to be displayed on this popular wall. This is Hughes’ first large-scale mural — the original painting on canvas is on view at the […]

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Emerson Little Building Is Big Work

| Katherine Marr

Emerson’s Little Building Named for Boston businessman John Mason Little, the modern Gothic-styled Little Building opened in 1917 as an office building and at 12 stories, was considered a skyscraper in Boston. Emerson College purchased the building in 1994 and a year later converted it into a dormitory and dining hall.  Shoring for New Building […]

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Two New Managers Appointed at Marr

| Katherine Marr

Two new management positions have been established to complement the companies’ current administrative team:   Vice President, Administration Daniel Flannery was recently hired as Vice President, Administration for The Marr Companies.  In this role, Dan will focus on the development and implementation of corporate plans and policies to support the operational objectives of all the […]

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Celebrating 120 Years in 2018: a brief look at our beginning

| Katherine Marr

THE EARLY DAYS Daniel Marr arrived in America just before the turn of the 20th century.  A skilled sea captain from Ireland, he came by way of Nova Scotia to start a new venture.   Daniel was able to transfer his seaman’s skills as a rigger and erector to business entrepreneur and in relatively short time, […]

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Marr Creates Pedestrian and Vehicular Access over Seaport’s Silver Line

| Katherine Marr

Built by Marr Steel, Trucks, Cranes and Powered Equipment Work to Create Pedestrian and Vehicular Access  Over two consecutive weekends in June, Daniel Marr & Son Company (DM&S) installed a vehicular bridge and a pedestrian bridge over the Silver Line right-of-way connecting a new 1,500-spot Seaport parking garage (currently under construction) with Congress Street and Waterside […]

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What’s on the Horizon at Daniel Marr & Son

| Katherine Marr

What’s on the Horizon at Daniel Marr & Son 35 Cambridge Park Drive In August Daniel Marr & Son will begin the steel erection on a five-five-story, 200,000-square-foot addition located on top of an existing two-story building on Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA.  Working for general contractor John Moriarty & Associates, Winchester, MA, DM&S will […]

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