Archive: john-cannistraro

December | 17 | 2015

WATCH: John Cannistraro Honored with Labor Guild’s 2015 Cushing-Gavin Award

Doing good – both at work and in the community – is an important value to the Cannistraro family.  Earlier this month, company president John Cannistraro, Jr. was honored with the 2015 Cushing-Gavin Award.  The Massachusetts Building Trades, the Labor Guild Archdiocese and their partners selected Cannistraro as the management awardee in honor of his …read more

October | 19 | 2015

RECAP: Lessons in Lean at 2015 LCI Congress

What do owners really want?  How do you foster a culture of continuous improvement?  What are some key performance indicators to measuring your firm’s lean journey? These were some of the high-level questions being discussed last week in Boston’s Seaport District as nearly a thousand professionals from the built environment attended the Lean Construction Institute‘s …read more

October | 16 | 2015

WATCH: Take the Extra Minute to be Safe

The Plan-Work-Live Safe culture is vital to everyone at Cannistraro.  To reinforce that message, company President John Cannistraro, Jr. recently recorded a message to encourage everyone to take the extra minute to be safe.  To help set the scene, John appears with a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle which is the ultimate reward for employees in this …read more

September | 17 | 2015

Off Topic w/ John C: Topping off at 1 Franklin

It seems that no matter where you are in the city today, you have a clear view of the new Millennium Tower rising up from the site of the old Filene’s in Downtown Crossing. Today was an important milestone in the construction of this high-profile building.  Over 500 proud members of the building trades joined …read more

July | 30 | 2015

COMMENTARY – Boston can still win: the vision for a better city

Off Topic with John Cannistraro is a new series on our blog featuring commentary from Company President John Cannistraro, Jr.  This first installment is a response to the failed bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston, which was also shared as Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe. Over the next weeks and months as …read more