November-1 2013

 

Uncertainty around real estate transfer tax haunts property transfers

Court rulings add confusion to transfers between related parties
Questions you should ask before investing in real estate

Questions you should ask before investing in real estate

You need more than just a calculator when deciding to invest in a particular building
Does it matter that interest rates are up a little?

Does it matter that interest rates are up a little?

We are now experiencing a rare time when low interest rates and reasonable home prices are happily coexisting

N.H. community colleges offer free manufacturing course

'This initiative should help to level the playing field for those who are interested in entering advanced manufacturing but who feel they do not know where the entry point is'
Q&A with UNH benefactor Marcy Carsey

Q&A with UNH benefactor Marcy Carsey

'There is too much ideology and too many ideological presumptions in our policymaking at all levels'
Non-solicitation agreements really do have teeth

Non-solicitation agreements really do have teeth

Employers should seek appropriate relief from the courts to enforce the agreements

UNHM’s Emerging Technology Center tackles business needs

UNHM program brings industry, students together to solve business problems

3D printing system added at UNH Innovation Lab

Manchester manufacturer enlists students to fix the ‘skills gap’

Training is a two-way street through Electropac jobs program

Calls for shutdown of Merrimack Station are misguided

Bow coal plant plays important economic role

When it comes to Northern Pass, let’s learn from past mistakes

Tackling the challenge of ‘two New Hampshires’

Different approaches to economic development and education are required in the metro and rural areas of the state

Medicaid panel lays groundwork for bipartisan agreement

Having more people insured helps everyone, including those not on Medicaid

Common ground on Medicaid: a difficult task

Compromise should involve reasonable enrollment, cost restraints

The many challenges to powering your N.H. business

There is much that companies and institutions can do meet their individual energy needs
Getting the government to work for your business

Getting the government to work for your business

There are recently passed laws out there, at either the state or federal level, that will have some impact on your business
Will Obamacare help us compete internationally?

Will Obamacare help us compete internationally?

There seems to be relatively little discussion about what all of this will do to our global competitiveness
Washington’s antics during crisis were certainly no tea party

Washington’s antics during crisis were certainly no tea party

The recent government shutdown raised a number of troubling issues

No Town Is an Island: How a landmark Supreme Court case affected housing policies all over N.H.

An excerpt from “Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice and Real Estate,” by former NHBR staff writer Lisa Prevost, which explores how zoning and other land-use regulations have been used to promote economic and racial exclusivity in communities around the country

With at least $1b in federal assistance money going to N.H., retailers, landlords are beneficiaries too

Cuts to social assistance programs could impact not just N.H. residents, but businesses too
Learning from experience, Dartmouth prof’s biomed firm follows more entrepreneurial path for anti-cancer discovery

Learning from experience, Dartmouth prof’s biomed firm follows more entrepreneurial path for anti-cancer discovery

'Being able to bring your discoveries into the clinic is a remarkable luxury, and it's the culmination of what you want out of your science'

Real estate and construction news rundown

Seacoast Realtors benefit supper, lease activity in Rochester, Amherst, Manchester … and more
Construction begins on fourth hangar for Wiggins

Construction begins on fourth hangar for Wiggins

Pro Con is architect and construction manager
Firm in Panama sues Hollis medical equipment firm

Firm in Panama sues Hollis medical equipment firm

Skelley Medical moved to N.H. from Mass. at the behest of Gov. Lynch
PC Connection weathers government shutdown

PC Connection weathers government shutdown

Sales increase, no thanks to weak federal demand
Future construction picture remains spotty overall in N.H.

Future construction picture remains spotty overall in N.H.

Residential rebounds, but infrastructure work is down big
Unitil reports 3Q earnings increase

Unitil reports 3Q earnings increase

Summer profits rise despite a mild summer
N.H. housing market ‘returning to normal’

N.H. housing market ‘returning to normal’

Realtors data shows another increase in median price, sales

People and Property: Real estate and construction news rundown

Greenland Village Shops full, an award for AHEAD, Sunapee’s new library … and more
Manchester/Nashua Realtors to issue regional report

Manchester/Nashua Realtors to issue regional report

Up for discussion: Where does the market stand?
Rochester unveils new Community Development Division

Rochester unveils new Community Development Division

City unites Planning, Economic Development and Building, Zoning and Licensing departments to streamline processes
Standex spells out outgoing CEO’s retirement package

Standex spells out outgoing CEO’s retirement package

Firm reports 50% increase in its annual income
Timberland results add to parent’s banner year

Timberland results add to parent’s banner year

VF Corp. earnings report yields newly acquired unit’s revenues