BOSTON, MA – Shawmut, recognized as the top builder of complex projects in the region, was named the #1 Education Contractor by ENR New England as part of their 2017 regional Top Contractor rankings.

Shawmut’s academic division accounts for over fifty percent of the firm’s business, and is known for complex and fast-tracked projects, regularly partnering with the region’s top institutions, towns, and cities—including Harvard University, MIT, Boston University, Noble and Greenough School, Moses Brown School, and Belmont Hill.

Shawmut’s academic projects, built efficiently and collaboratively, have garnered over 250 prestigious awards regionally. This year’s honor falls on the heels of ENR New England naming Shawmut as the first-ever Contractor of the Year in 2016.