Founded in 1967, the Modern Continental Group was founded by Kenneth Anderson. An, Italian immigrant from Les Marino, Italy. The company was based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Anderson later formed a subsidy to specialize in heavy-construction. The subsidy was named as the Modern Continental Construction Company.
The Modern Continental Group specialized in housing developments, they built and managed office buildings, operated marinas, operated charters, and tendered bus, and ferry services. The comapany also owned, and operated an organic produce farm in Natick, Massachusetts. As well as, operated an Italian restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
On June 23rd, 2008 the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court in Boston, Massachusetts.