General Experience

Stone Executive Park, Saugus, MA
Construction Cost: $22.5 million
Scope of Project: 125,000 sq. ft. office building, 120 room Days Inn, five level parking garage.
Value Added: "Your construction, design, and process knowledge and ability to establish control resulted in cost savings of over $1 million enabling finance and construction. Quite impressive!"
-John Kastler, President, Kastler Associates

Partridge House, Hampton, NH
Construction Cost: $4.6 million, HUD finance.
Scope of Project: unit assisted living, three story, dementia care component, therapy pool.
Value Added: "Scudder was instrumental in all aspects of project development resulting in significant cost savings allowing an HVAC system upgrade including a two-pipe VAV system."
-Daniel Trahan, President, Seacoast Healthcare, Inc.

Lynnfield Office Park, Lynnfield, MA
Construction Cost: $5.8 million
Scope of Project: Two 30,000 sq. ft. office buildings plus 60,000 sq. ft. tenant fit-up.
Value Added: "Your tremendous effort and professional attitude made our relationship a special one, this project is a success due to your management skill and cost control ability, you made it happen."
-Neil Cooper, Partner, CRES Development.

Bedford Green, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: $8.2 million, HUD finance.
Scope of Project: 83 unit apartment building, 97,000 sq. ft, four story, 30% work-force housing.
Value Added: "I was about to abandon this project due a limited number of units, restricted by site size, and contractor budget numbers being too high. I then hired Scudder whose design, construction and cost knowledge resulted in adding eight units and reducing construction cost by almost 15%. The project is now financeable, much more marketable and close to breaking ground."
-Thomas Monahan, Manager, Hawthorne-Bedford, LLC

GTE, Needham, MA
Construction Cost: $3.6 million
Scope of Project: Renovate 135,000 sq. ft. warehouse into 85,000 sq. ft. R&D space.
Value Added: "Your personal commitment and attention to detail resulted in significant value- engineering cost savings and early an completion. Thank you for the extra effort."
-Mark Lydon, Senior Project Manager, GTE

Arbors of Bedford, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: $4.8 million, HUD finance.
Scope of Project: 84 bed, one story, award winning, dedicated Alzheimer care assisted living.
Value Added: "Scudder truly represented my interests from site search to completion, including recommended design changes resulting in 10% cost savings enabling project financing through HUD."
-William Mantzoukas, Manager, Merrimack Assisted Partners, LLC

Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital, Portsmouth, NH
Construction Cost: $11.4 million, HUD financing.
Scope of Project: 44,000 sq. ft, two story, 33 bed, rehabilitation hospital.
Value Added: "Scudder was selected to manage project development and construction of our new hospital due to extensive healthcare and HUD project management experience. Scudder's guidance, coordination and focus on detail resulted in a significant cost savings and expedited schedule while keeping me informed throughout the process."
-James Murphy, CFO, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital

Guardian Center, Brockton, MA
Construction Cost: $2.5 million, MIFA bond finance.
Scope of Project: 123 bed nursing home, interior/exterior renovation while occupied.
Value Added: "Thank you for your dedication, your skills in managing a major renovation of an occupied facility resulted in minimal disruption and allowed me time to manage my business."
-Gregory Grove, President, GF/Pilgrim, Inc.

Spruce Tree Business Park, Andover, MA
Construction Cost: $5.6 million
Scope of Project: 70,000 square foot office/light industrial manufacturing, tenant fit-up.
Value Added: "It's been a true pleasure to work with you, your dedication to representing my interest through design, construction and tenant fit-ups has made this project a success for me in many ways."
-Richard Quincy, Manager, Spruce Tree Associates

Pope Nursing Home, Weymouth, MA
Construction Cost: $3.1 million, HUD finance
Scope of Project: 22 bed addition, major interior/exterior renovation while occupied.
Value Added: "Scudder's construction management experience added considerable value, our third project with them and would recommend Scudder to anyone contemplating a project."
-Nicholas Thisse, President, Rehabilitation, Associates

Velcro, USA, Manchester, NH
Construction Cost: $2.2 million
Scope of Project: 37,000 sq. ft, office building addition, electrical service conversion maintaining operation.
Value Added: "You were the driving force in the planning process, organizing a very complex, and difficult successful design build project within a tight budget and schedule. Thank you, has been a pleasure working with you."
-Richard Sherwood, Project Director, Velcro USA

Lydia Taft House, Uxbridge, MA
Construction Cost: $3.8 million, HUD financing
Scope of Project: bed nursing home replacement, outpatient rehabilitation.
Value Added: "Scudder analyzed numerous sites, assisted with site purchase negotiation, then managed all tasks of design, permitting, finance and building our new nursing home. Scudder's cost control and management skills throughout the process resulted in a design and cost conforming to HUD's requirements for financing a smaller nursing home. We are quite proud of our new facility.
-Nicholas Thisse, Manager, Uxbridge-Millbury Realty, LLC

Bedford Lending Corporation, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: Multiple HUD finance projects, over $100 million
Scope of Project: Nursing homes, assisted living and multi-family, HUD financing.
Value Added: "As Owner and President of Bedford Lending Corp, a NH licensed HUD lender, I have worked with Scudder Development for over twenty years. Scudder has been quite valuable in providing potential borrowers with accurate conceptual cost estimating used in feasibility cost analysis, and, managing the entire preconstruction and construction process as Owner's Rep. Rick's experience and knowledge have truly benefited Bedford Lending's HUD borrowers and Bedford Lending as the lender. Without Scudder’s services, many of our clients would not have qualified for financing. The principals at Bedford Lending view Scudder Development as a long term strategic partner.
-Wayne Jean, Owner and President, Bedford Lending Corporation

Coleman House, Northborough, MA
Construction Cost: $3.8 million, HUD financing.
Scope of Project: 53 bed nursing home, 21 bed Alzheimer assisted living.
Value Added: "Thank you for your focus on our project throughout the design, permitting, HUD finance and construction process. Building a new facility 20 feet from an existing facility seemed an impossible task, but with your help and attention to detail, we attained permits, financing, and completed construction. Thank you for your efforts."
-Patrick Blake, Owner, Coleman House, LLC

Wamesit Place Apartment Rehabilitation, Portsmouth, NH
Construction Cost: $5.8 million, NHHFA financing.
Scope of Project: Major renovation of interior, exterior and site.
Value Added: "Your firm was selected over others due to professionalism and experience, truly a valuable asset on this project. Consider me a satisfied customer.
-Joseph Couture, Executive Director, Portsmouth Housing Authority

River Walk, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: $21.2 million
Scope of Project: Independent assisted living, 62 condo unit, 3-story building w/ enclosed parking under, 28 detached condo units, infrastructure.
Value Added: "Our fourth project with Scudder, your skills have created value for me during every step of the process, we would not contemplate another project without Scudder."
-William Mantzoukas, President, Arbors Independent Living, LLC

Private Residence, Sudbury, MA
Construction Cost: $4.8 million
Scope of Project: 10,000 square foot French Manor style home.
Value Added: "Five general contractors bid with results from $5.9-$6.3 million. We then hired Scudder who completed the same project for $4.8 million. We're quite happy with the value and our new home."
-Francis W. Eaton, Homeowner

The Lafayette, Marblehead, MA
Construction Cost: $2.6 million, HUD financing.
Scope of Project: Interior renovations of 65 bed nursing home.
Value Added: "Your construction and process knowledge, and ability to coordinate and manage the entire development is quite impressive, you have represented my interest as a true owner representative."
-William Mantzoukas, Manager, Merrimack Healthcare, LLC

1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA
Construction Cost: $4.4 million
Scope of Project: 40,000 square foot office building, tenant fit-ups.
Value Added: "I'd like to express my pleasure in working with Rick, through design, value engineering and construction. We are now 100% leased. I attribute our success in major part to Rick Scudder who truly represented my interests."
-Richard Scudder, President, Quincy & Co.

254 Second Avenue, Needham, MA
Construction Cost: $3.2 million
Scope of Project: Renovate 130,000 sq. ft. warehouse for Research and Development use.
Value Added: "I'd like to express my sincere appreciation for your professional abilities, making this project a success including a 47 day early occupancy for tenants. You have been a true gentleman to work with on a very complex project."
-Daniel W. Gerrity, Managing Director, Gerrity Family Trust

RiverWalk Carriage Houses, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: $5.8 million
Scope of Project: Independent living, 28 detached condo units, infrastructure.
Value Added: "I would not have contemplated this complex project without Scudder's project management skills, our sixth project working together."
-William Mantzoukas, Manager, Arbors Independent Living, LLC

30 Henniker Street Plaza, Concord, NH
Construction Cost: $1.2 million
Scope of Project: 18,000sq. ft. pre-engineered building designed for 18 office/industrial condos.
Value Added: "You're our man, we would not do another project without you. The cost efficiencies we achieved by you managing design, permitting, construction, bidding, negotiating all the work, and buying materials direct from manufacturers more than paid for your services."
-Carl Chamberlain, Partner, Airport Realty, LLC

Riverside Plaza, Keene, NH
Construction Cost: $2.3 million.
Scope of Project: Bradlees renovation while occupied, new mall facade, new Dunkin Doughnuts.
Value Added: "Your perseverance on working with our tight budget and phasing requirements, pulling together the design build mechanical and electrical proposals made this project happen. I would not hesitate to recommend your company in the future."
-Anthony DeCosta, VP operations, DLC Management Corp, White Plains, NY

Endicott Village, Boxford, MA
Construction Cost: $23.7 million, MHFA.
Scope of Project: MA 40-B affordable housing, 63 condo unit duplex and quad units.
Value Added: "I would not have moved forward with this project without you. Your design, permitting and construction knowledge, and ability to coordinate all tasks of design, permitting and a 40B project while keeping focused on an aggressive schedule and budget have been quite impressive."
-David Weber, Manager, Endicott Village, LLC

Gifford Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building, Randolph, VT
Construction Cost: $2.7 million
Scope of Project: Medical office building addition to hospital, interior hospital renovations.
Value Added: "You were a tremendous asset to the team during design development and the value engineering process. We are very pleased with the outcome and I thank you for your efforts."
-Phillip Levesque, President

Med Associates, East Fairfield, VT
Construction Cost: $1.2 million
Scope of Project: 18,000 square foot, two story, office and research building.
Value Added: "Thanks Rick, your efforts to meet our budget requirements, with a masonry exterior, lead to a very successful project. I've enjoyed working with you on our new building."
-Karl Zurn, President, Med Associates

ARCON Healthcare, LLC, Bedford, NH
Construction Cost: $1.7 million- $2.2 million
Scope of Project: Medical office buildings ranging from 20,000 - 24,000 sq. ft, private finance.
Value Added: "Scudder was hired to manage project development and permitting, from analyzing new sites to overseeing design, value engineering, permitting, finance and construction. Rick was a valuable asset enabling us to make informed decisions based on reliable information."
-Steven Gordon, Vice President Development, ARCON Healthcare

Hadco Corporation, Derry, NH
Construction Cost: $2.6 million
Scope of Project: Renovations and addition to occupied chip making facility.
Value Added: "Thanks for your help on our renovation and new addition projects, your oversight of the planning, design and pricing process allowed us to meet our budget, complete construction, and install our of our new process lines in a tight construction schedule."
-Marc Lamontagne, Facility Manager, Hadco Corporation

Dubois and King, Randolph, VT
Construction Cost: $1.6 million
Scope of Project: 10,000 square foot two story office addition for civil testing.
Value Added: "Scudder worked closely with me and our engineers to understand the needs of our business, organize a design-build proposal and value engineer the design. Rick has been a pleasure to work with."
-William Baumann, PE, President, Dubois & King

Leroux Steel, Boucherville, Quebec
Construction Cost: $640,000
Scope of Project: Renovate warehouse into office space and steel fabrication areas, adding interior and exterior overhead cranes.
Value Added: "Scudder Development, our local representative, worked with me on design ideas, then managed design, permitting, bidding and construction, and completed the work within our aggressive schedule. I recommend this company to others."
-Pierre Furnas, Business Development Manager, Leroux Steel

Fairhaven Nursing Home, Lowell, MA
Construction Cost: $1.2 million, HUD financing
Scope of Project: Renovate for code conformance, mechanical and finish upgrade.
Value Added: "Thank you for all your help with our various facility requirements including assessing expansion and a general interior modernization. Your knowledge of DPH requirements, designers and and ability to coordinate all aspects of design and permitting has been impressive."
-John Kane, Administrator, Fairhaven Nursing Home

Shaw's Supermarket, Milford, NH, Nashua, NH
Construction Cost: $1.8-$2.9 million
Scope of Project: Storefront and interior renovations, additions.
Value Added: "It's been a pleasure working with you. Your understanding of site design, construction and phasing construction while maintaining stores open for business was a great help during the preconstruction planning process. I look forward to working with you in the future."
-Leslie Evans, Northern Region Manager, Shaw's Supermarkets

Price Chopper Supermarket, Rutland, VT, Morrisville, VT, Burlington, VT
Construction Cost: $3.3 million - $4.2 million
Scope of Project: New construction and renovations.
Value Added: "Rick Scudder has assisted me with development three supermarket projects including initial design recommendations, budgeting, and contract negotiating. Enjoyable working with a professional who is focused on servicing the client, I'd recommend Rick to others contemplating commercial projects."
-Charles Lino, PE, Project Manager

Premier Catering, LLC
Construction Cost: $450,000
Scope of Project: Restaurant and office renovations.
Value Added: "Rick has provided me with a much valued service on various projects including restaurant renovations, site search and budget analysis for developing new sites. Rick's extensive experience and project development knowledge has been a true asset.
-Charles Rolocek, Manager, Premier Catering, LLC

Schleuniger, Inc, Manchester, NH
Construction Cost: $2.4 million
Scope of Project: Two story, 30,000 square foot office/ manufacturing building.
Value Added: "We worked with Rick on a design build proposal for our new facility, and through his persistent efforts we were able to reduce the overall cost, meet our budget, and complete construction. Thank you, it's been a pleasure working with you."
-Michael Vail, VP, Schleuniger, Inc.

Reservoir Lodge, Ashland, MA
Construction Cost: $20 million
Scope of Project: 123 bed skilled nursing replacement, 60 bed assisted living, four-story.
Value Added: "Rick has been great to work with, completing initial budgets for finance analysis through permitting, finance and managing all requirements. He knows the right architects, finance people, builders and how to manage."
-Dr. Indira Desai, Resident Care, Framingham, MA

Marriot Corp, Andover, MA
Construction Cost: $3.6 million
Scope of Project: 60 unit Marriot Courtyard.
Value Added: "Thank you for all your help during development of our Andover project, the building is now complete and we are a satisfied customer."
-Dennis McGee, PE, Marriot Corp.

Timothy Daniel House, Holliston, MA
Construction Cost: $2.9 million
Scope of Project: 40 bed historic nursing home major renovation, addition, while occupied, HUD financing.
Value Added: "Timothy Daniels was a very difficult project, including phased construction and replacing original foundation walls while occupied. Scudder's lengthy experience with HUD, DPH and construction skills guided us through many difficult decisions. We are now complete, very pleased with results, and planning an assisted living project with Scudder."
-Nicholas Thisse, Manager, Holliston Manor, LLC

Vermont Pure Springs, Randolph, VT
Construction Cost: $3.3 million
Scope of Project: 70,000 square foot, pre-engineered building, bottling facility.
Value Added: "Thank you Rick for your dedication to our successful project, your knowledge of design and pre-engineered buildings enabled us to value engineer our site and building, meet our budget, complete construction and commence operations in a timely manner."
-Robert Bierly, Exec. VP, Vermont Pure Springs

Craneville Place, Dalton, MA
Construction Cost: $1.65 million
Scope of Project: Manage completion of total renovation project.
Value Added: "We took over management of this facility after bankruptcy with a renovation half complete. We then hired Scudder to pull all the loose ends together and oversee completion of the renovation, while the facility was occupied. The project was completed successfully without disruption and within budget and schedule."
-William Mantzoukas, Merrimack Health Group

Radisson Hotel, Burlington, VT
Construction Cost: $2.6 million
Scope of Project: Hotel renovation while occupied, new restaurant.
Value Added: "I enjoyed working with you on planning phases of the Radisson renovation and new restaurant; your efforts during design on cost reduction options, phasing analysis and general guidance was a significant contribution to success of the project."
-Tom Genovese, General Manager

Mt. Ascutney Hospital, Ascutney, VT
Construction Cost: $3.6 million.
Scope of Project: 25 bed nursing wing addition to hospital, hospital renovation
Value Added: "I enjoyed working together on the 25 bed nursing wing addition and renovations, your management and coordination of the preconstruction process and cost control was very helpful."
-Richard Sluskey, CEO, Mt. Ascutney Hospital

The Crossroads, N. Andover, MA
Construction Cost: $2.6 million
Scope of Project: 30,000 square foot strip retail, including Fuddruckers Restaurant.
Value Added: "Thanks Rick for your tireless effort in helping us to make the numbers meet our budget, your design comments on our multi-tenant retail building and working with tenants and their requirements was a great asset contributing to a success project."
-John Pallone, Manager, Crossroads, LLC

Sugar Hill Assisted Living, Dalton, MA
Construction Cost: $2.45 million
Scope of Project: Renovation of historic mansion and addition, create 60 bed assisted living.
Value Added: "Scudder was quite valuable guiding us through numerous difficult design decisions on renovation of a 100 year old building and new addition, with many code and cost restrictions, and overseeing construction. I'd recommend Scudder to others."
-Patrick Sheehan, Merrimack Health Group

Teradyne, Inc, Nashua, NH
Construction Cost: $1.9 million
Scope of Project: Minor renovations and major addition while occupied.
Value Added: "A pleasure working with you on a difficult project, an addition and loading docks to the rear of an occupied building. Your design comments and assistance with value engineering the project were quite an asset."
-Jeffrey Williams, Facility Manager, Teradyne

Lanessa Extended Care, Webster, MA
Construction Cost: $65,000
Scope of Project: Roof replacement.
Value Added: "Rick analyzed our roof problems and attained bids for replacement, then managed a difficult process of replacing a roof while occupied. Dollars saved and problems eliminated through hiring Scudder pay for Scudder services"
-Rick Kravitz, Administrator, Lanessa Extended Care