People and Property: NH Real Estate and Construction News Rundown
Chinburg, GDS win EnergyStar awards … and more
Max Page, professor of architecture and history and director of the graduate program in historic preservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will be the keynote speaker at the NH Preservation Alliance’s biennial conference, to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, April 21, at the Concord City Auditorium. The conference will focus on strategies for saving and repurposing community landmarks, effective planning, working with a project team and best practices in communications and for successful fundraising, among other topics.
Portsmouth-based B2W Software, a provider of heavy civil construction management software, has won a 2017 Stevie Award for the strength of its Client Services Department. B2W earned a Bronze Stevie in the Software category, based on the responsiveness and results of its implementation, training and technical support programs as well as new client services initiatives.
Chinburg Properties of Newmarket and GDS Associates of Manchester the Year are among 12 New England businesses and organizations to be honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy with 2017 Energy Star Partner of the Year awards. Chinburg was named Partner of the Year in the New Home Builder Category and engineering firm GDS was honored in the Home Energy Rater category. In addition, NH CORE Utilities of Manchester was named Partner of the Year in the Sustained Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program Delivery category.
The awards will be presented April 26 in Washington, D.C..
The Morrison, an assisted living and skilled nursing home in Whitefield, has unveiled the name of its new under-construction senior living community: Summit by Morrison. Summit by Morrison will feature 14 independent living cottages and a main building with 33 independent living apartments, 24 assisted living apartments and 12 apartments for residents who need memory support.
KeyPoint Partners LLC of Burlington, Mass., has been selected as property manager for three New Hampshire retail properties, including Maple Tree Mall, Manchester, a 51,000-square-foot shopping center whose tenants include La Carreta Mexican Restaurant and SalonCentric. KPP also will manage freestanding retail buildings totaling 27,673 square feet in Nashua, along the Daniel Webster Highway/Spit Brook Road retail block. The buildings are leased to Old Navy and Burger King.
Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, has been selected to perform an interior utility consolidation and space improvement project at the Northway Plaza Shopping Center in North Conway. The project is being done to facilitate the interior fit-up of a new 10,000 square-foot Petco store. Mark Gemmiti will serve as Brookstone Builders’ project manager.
Patty O’Brien, sales associate at Peabody & Smith Realty’s Franconia office, has been awarded the National Association of Realtors’ Green Designation.
St. Mary’s Bank has been recognized by NH Housing as one of New Hampshire’s top 10 housing lenders of 2016. The Mortgage Center at St. Mary’s participates in NH Housing’s Home Flex and Home Flex Plus Programs.
Heather Wilson has joined the Meredith office of Roche Realty Group. In addition, Kevin Shaw of Roche’s Laconia office was featured as a top real estate agent in the April 2017 edition of Top Agent Magazine.
Jay Rotonnelli, an account manager at Belknap Landscape Company, Gilford, has earned the designation of Advanced Snow Manager form the Snow & Ice Management Association. The ASM training program provides safety and operational training for snow operations professionals.
Doug Martin and Bryan Wright of Colliers International’s Manchester office represented the sellers and Tom Fini of Fini Real Estate Group, Bedford, represented the buyer in the recent $900,000 sale of the 5,000-square-foot former CVS building in downtown Manchester.
The sellers were a collection of family trusts and the buyer, Arnav Enterprises LLC, operates Bunny’s Superette in Manchester and plans to begin immediate renovations on the property to turn it into a convenience store.