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Erland Announces New Advanced Technology/Life Sciences Leader, Matt Combs

Burlington, MA – Erland Construction announces the promotion of Matt Combs to Advanced Technology/Life Sciences (AT/LS) Group Manager. Combs, who joined Erland in 2011, is a shareholder of Erland and has extensive experience in Greater Boston’s lab and life science industry. He brings a wealth of technical expertise and innovative solutions to the role, which results in predictability for our clients in managing these complex buildings and fit-out projects.

As Group Manager, Combs will provide oversight and guidance for all AT/LS project activities, particularly emphasizing collaboration, quality, client satisfaction, and employee growth and development. He has spent the past five (5) years working with biopharmaceutical company EMD Serono on a multitude of complex projects, including the 150,000-square-foot WELL Certified™ Platinum and LEED Gold Certified Horizon Building. Combs assumes leadership of a group that has completed over 600,000 square feet of life science space in the last year and has several lab/cGMP projects in the planning stages. 

“We are proud to name Matt Combs as the leader of the Advanced Technology/Life Sciences Group, as he offers extensive knowledge and experience in this market and is dedicated to building and maintaining long-term relationships,” said Steve McDonald, President, Erland Construction. “His insight and expertise will be critical to our continued success in the life science and emerging technology industry as we look to the future.”