ULI Boston: YLG Master Class- Construction


Thursday, August 1st, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm EDT


Samuels & Associates 136 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215-3907 UNITED STATES


Standard Pricing Until July 30 Members Non-Members
Student $35.00 N/A
Under Age 35 $45.00 N/A
Late Pricing Begins July 31
Student $50.00 N/A
Under Age 35 $60.00 N/A
This event is intended for Young Leaders only (Under 35) 

This year’s forth Master Class will focus on Construction Management. Dennis Crowe of Suffolk and Chris Caine of Samuels & Associates will discuss the ins and outs of planning a construction project.  They will lead a discussion that explores topics such as:

What goes into pre-construction?
How does bidding actually work?
How do issues facing the industry today affect construction management firms and development firms differently?

Come ready with questions to participate in an engaging discussion on Construction Management. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Master Class is geared towards Young Leaders who have spent most of their career working in one area of the real estate development industry and are seeking to gain exposure in other areas from some of the leading professionals in the Boston area.
The Master Class is a five-course curriculum, but registration for each session is separate. Those who attend all 5 courses will receive a certificate of completion.

Session 1: Market Analysis and Site Selection: April 30th  
Session 2: Public Outreach: May 16th
Session 3: Environmental Permitting: June 10th
Session 4: Construction: August 1st
Session 5: Marketing & Leasing: Date TBD

Registration for the next session will come available soon.




Dennis Crowe

Senior Project Manager, Suffolk Construction

As a member of the Operations team, Dennis is responsible for the day-to-day management of all necessary project resources and documentation. This includes ensuring that all safety, budget, schedule, and quality standards are met or exceeded. Dennis joined Suffolk in 2007 after graduating from Trinity College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Recent projects include 120 Kingston Street, a 240-unit residential tower in Chinatown, and 30 Dalton Street, a 218-unit residential tower in the Back Bay.


Chris Caine

Samuels & Associates

Chris is part of the development team and responsible for managing the design and preconstruction teams through design development and permitting, as well as supporting the marketing and leasing teams. Chris brings extensive problem solving skills and construction management experience to the team. Prior to joining Samuels & Associates, Chris was a project engineer for Gilbane Building Company in Boston. Chris is a graduate of University of New Hampshire where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from Penn State and an MBA from Boston College. Outside of work, Chris enjoys traveling around northern New England for skiing, camping, and exploring the local breweries. Chris is a LEED AP and holds a construction supervisor license in Massachusetts. Chris is a member of ULI Boston and is active in their Young Leaders Group.