GTech Corporation

World Headquarters

Project Overview

When GTECH Corporation elected to build their signature world headquarters facility in the heart of downtown Providence, RI, Arden was selected to manage the installation and ongoing maintenance of the building’s state-of-the-art fire protection systems.

Project Specifications

Contract Amount: $1,400,000

Total Project Value: $110,000,000

Construction Manager: Gilbane Building Company

Architect: Spagnolo Gisness & Associates

Mechanical Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers

Facility Type: Corporate/Commercial

Facility Size: 320,000 SF

Schedule: July 2005 – July 2006

Project Location: Providence, RI

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Services Provided

New Construction

Fire Protection


Facilities Services

Highlights / Achievements

Wet, dry, and pre-action fire protection systems

1,500 gallons per minute (GPM) fire pump

Fast-track schedule

Prefabrication accelerated schedule

In-house development of fabrication drawings

Just-in-time deliveries ensured safe and disruption-free site at the city’s busiest intersection

Value Delivered

Utilizing the latest technology available, Arden installed a pressure sprinkler system and a 1,500 GPM fire pump. High-pressure sprinkler heads and devices eliminated the need for pressure reducing valves on every floor and made for a more user-friendly system.

About Arden Companies

Complex building systems demand technically advanced solutions. As the holding company for Arden Engineering Constructors, MJ Daly, Unique Metal Works, and Corporate Mechanical of New England, Arden Building Companies provide a robust skill set that covers a wide range of services including: engineering design, mechanical construction and maintenance services, electrical construction, sheet metal fabrication, sprinkler construction and service, and co-generation “green” energy. Our resources run deep and our ability to listen to our customers and create financially and energy efficient solutions keep us the one-stop provider of mechanical building solutions in New England.

Contact Arden Engineering Constructors:

Engineering Tim Elliott
Service Jeff Potter
Construction John Puniello
Electrical Rob Cote


Arden Engineering Constructors, LLC
505 Narragansett Park Drive
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Tel: 401-727-3500
Fax: 401-727-3540

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Contact MJ Daly:

President Edward Carvalho
Safety Monica Arbo
Design/Engineering Tim Elliott
Mechanical Construction Dan Nelson
Fire Protection Paul Evon
Fabrication/Wholesale Mark Genova
Building Services 24/7 Salie Cameron
FIKE Fire Alarm & Suppression Sales Engineer Kris Pavelko


MJ Daly
110 Mattatuck Height Road
Waterbury, CT 06705
Tel: (203) 753-5131
Fax: (203) 597-0227

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Contact Unique Metal Works:

Norman Brothers General Manager 401-726-4900


Unique Metal Works
489 Narragansett Park Drive
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Tel: 401-726-4900
Fax: 401-728-9180

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Contact Corporate Mechanical:

Bill Welch President


Corporate Mechanical
1501 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Tel: (978) 851-8900
Fax: (978) 851-8901

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