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Erland Construction Welcomes Kelly O'Connor as Manager of Project Development

Burlington, MA – Erland Construction announces the addition of Kelly O'Connor as Manager of Project Development. O'Connor will be responsible for developing and supporting Erland’s relationships with new and existing clients in the advanced technology/life sciences, as well as the company’s other target market sectors, including academic, corporate/commercial, senior living and multi-family residential.

O'Connor has significant experience in the Life Sciences industry working in operations for Codiak Biosciences, workplace planning for T3 Advisors, and real estate brokerage for Hughes Marino in Boston. She currently holds the position of Vice Chair of Programs for Women In Bio-Greater Boston. With a diversified background, as both an end-user and a broker, Kelly possesses great insight into client needs, expectations, operations efficiency, and ideology for developing a successful partnership on projects. 

She is a graduate of Lesley University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.  

“We are excited to welcome Kelly to Erland,” said Scott Bates, Vice President, Strategy & Development. “She will be an invaluable team member in continuing to build our brand and connections in the lab, life science and emerging technology markets. The combination of her operations and client relations experience will help serve the needs of our clients.”

About Erland Construction
Over the past 46 years, Erland Construction has successfully grown into the Northeast’s leading open shop construction management firm. The Company is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, and has specialized expertise for new construction and renovations in major market sectors, including academic, corporate, commercial, advanced technology/life sciences, residential, senior living, and hospitality. For more information, visit