News Article Archive

Capewell Lofts Earns LEED Gold

The former Capewell Horse Nail factory, renamed Capewell Lofts, has earned LEED Gold status.

Newfield Receives 35-Year Award from Construction Institute

Newfield is proud to have received an award for 35 years of membership with the Construction Institute.

Common Ground Construction in New Haven Focuses on Sustainability

The vision for the new sustainable addition at the Common Ground High School is that a century from now, there will be a ceremony honoring the builders and financial contributors in New Haven who had the foresight in 2015 to make it all possible.

Newfield Construction Recognized as Largest Commercial Contractor

Hartford Business Journal recognized Newfield as one of the Largest Commercial Contractors in the city!

Lanphier Center Wins 2015 Brick in Architecture Award

The Lanphier Center for Mathematics and Science Building at Choate Rosemary Hall won the 2015 Best in Class Educational Facility by Brick and Architecture. 

John F. Kennedy High School Completed

The students at JFK High School in Waterbury created thank you cards for the Newfield team, for a job well done. Josh Johnson, Newfield’s Project Manager, stated, “there is nothing more rewarding than seeing these students excited about learning in this new building.”

Southington YMCA Addition Opens with a Splash

Newfield Construction was proud to build the YMCA's newly renovated Natatorium and observation decks. The project began as an ADA project, with the need for elevator access to the pool area, and evolved into a project with appeal for generations to come, including a large second story pool viewing deck.

Norwalk Fire Headquarters Wins CT Green Building Council Award

As the Construction Manager for the new Norwalk Fire Headquarters LEED Gold facility, Newfield Construction participated actively to gain all LEED credits for this remarkable building. Housing not only the apparatus bays and fire fighters living quarters, it also houses the City's Data Center, Regional Emergency Operations Command and an Indoor Training Facility.

Southington Middle Schools Celebrate Completion of Renovation Project

As Mike Sciota walked in and out of classrooms at Kennedy Middle School Sunday afternoon, he remembered his first day as a teacher in 1964, when the school was first built. “This was a combination of cooking and sewing classes back in the day,” Sciota said to his wife Anne as they walked around the newly-renovated building.

Contractors In Place To Work On Weaver High School

Designs for the renovation of Weaver High School are being developed now that two architectural firms have been selected for the massive project in the city's North End. The S/L/A/M Collaborative in Glastonbury and Amenta Emma Architects in Hartford will draw up renovation plans for the 40-year-old building.

Second Year of ACE Mentor Program Begins in Southington

As a strong proponent of giving back to the community, Newfield has entered our second year of mentoring Southington High School students for careers in ACE – Architecture Construction Engineering.

Ribbon Cutting at Reggio Magnet School of the Arts, Avon

To the Capitol Region Education Council, the new Reggio Magnet School of the Arts facility is more than a building. "This school is a monument," CREC Executive Director Bruce Douglas said. "It would send a message that everyone who comes into this school is highly valued."

Norwalk dedicates state-of-art fire headquarters

City officials dedicated the Fire Department's new headquarters on Connecticut Avenue, a $13 million building that enables firefighters to train inside the structure. "We were fortunate to incorporate that into the building," said fire Capt. Edward McCabe during a tour of the three-story headquarters before the dedication ceremony began. "This allows us to train while we're in district, while we're still on duty."

McLean expands and renovates Assisted Living neighborhood

The newly refurbished Robinson assisted living community celebrated a grand opening last month at the McLean Health Center, as an extensive four month renovation project, completed by Newfield Construction, came to a close

Journalism & Media Academy Hosts an Inspirational Dedication Ceremony

City and district officials gathered on Tuesday, October 1st for a ceremony to dedicate the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School building at 150 Tower Avenue, the renovated site of the former Barbour Elementary School. The $37.4 million makeover includes a TV studio, recording studio, surround-sound movie theater, radio station, editing suites, numerous computer labs and flat panel display monitors.

Southington's go-to Guy for School Construction

Tom DiMauro is no stranger to local school construction projects, and once again he has become a figure that the school system relies on, said Board of Education member David Derynoski.

Pepperidge Farm Opens Innovation Center (2012)

The smell of apple cinnamon baked goods wafted through the air as Pepperidge Farm executives joined state and local officials for a behind-the-scenes tour of the company's new Innovation Center.

Hartford Construction Firm Reaches $1 Billion Milestone (2010)

Newfield Construction, a 43-year-old commercial construction company in Hartford, prides itself on its diversity of services. Now it has a new distinction: It has passed the $1 billion mark in business. Newfield officials credit the firm's abilities to acclimate to a changing market climate and address the complex needs of its customers with helping the company do steady business in an unsteady economy.

Newfield Wins 2010 CBC Project Team Award (2010)

Working with Strategic Building Solutions and the Office of Michael Rosenfeld, Newfield Construction, Inc. was fortunate to be selected as constructor of this 100,000 square foot facility. Built on a tight site surrounded by wetlands, the Flood Athletic Center features two full size basketball courts, eight squash courts, an Olympic-size hockey rink, training room, fitness room, free weight room, wrestling room and locker facilities.