Groundbreaking at New GE Headquarters
05.09.17 On Monday May 8, a groundbreaking ceremony was held on Necco Street in South Boston to celebrate the commencement of construction of the new Boston Headquarters for General Electric on which LeMessurier has partnered with Gensler to design since the project was awarded in Spring 2016. Marking the event were speeches by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt as well as GE President of Boston Development and Operations Ann Klee, who punctuated the festivities by announcing that this project "isn't going to be your grandmother's headquarters". Several hundred people attended the groundbreaking including state and city representatives, GE staff, the press, construction managers, and several members of the design team.