Pare is a member of the design team for a $100 million, 181,000-SF building on the UMass Boston campus. A topping off ceremony was held on April 30th, 2014. General Academic Building No. 1 will feature 26 state-of-the-art general-use classrooms, art, dance, and music studios, chemistry teaching labs, a theater, recital hall, cafe, student lounge and study spaces for the entire campus community. Pare provided site/civil, geotechnical investigations, drainage and utilities design, permitting, and is providing construction-phase services. The building is scheduled to open in fall 2015.