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Vantage Builders Completes Renovation for UMass Lowell Research Institute

Vantage Builders has completed an 18,842-square-foot office renovation and build-out for UMass Lowell Research Institute (UMLRI) at Lincoln North, 55 Old Bedford Rd., Lincoln, MA. 
“Our new location at Lincoln North has exceeded our expectations,” said Matt McSwain, UMLRI founder and executive director. “The layout and design of the new office perfectly complement our institute’s operations and will support the work and training programs that we conduct on a daily basis. We appreciate the efforts of Vantage Builders and the entire project team.” 
UMLRI’s new space features work areas of varying sizes, including an open office area, private offices and huddle rooms. To host larger groups, there are also conference rooms and a large training area. The training area features an interior garage door that when closed hosts up to 40 people and when opened expands the space to host larger events of up to 170 people. 


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