People and Property: NH Real Estate and Construction News Roundup
Building on Hope to celebrate 10 year anniversary tonight ... and more
Tonight, Building on Hope will celebrate its 10 year anniversary, from 5 to 7 p.m. at MPAL’s Michael Briggs Community Center at 409 Beech Street in Manchester. Email Grace Ames at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP if you plan to attend. Parking is available at the MPAL parking lot, with street parking available nearby.
A second public meeting on the Draft 2021-2030 Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan will be held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the Lecture Hall of the Dover Public Library on Locust Street. The meeting will include a presentation of the recommendations to the draft ten-year plan from the Department of Transportation to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation (GACIT), which is made up of the five Executive Councilors and the Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. Other GACIT meetings will be held at locations throughout the state in the Fall 2019, and will be noticed as well.
Amy Brown has joined TFMoran as office manager for the Portsmouth division. Brown has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Granite State College. She has nearly twenty years of experience in business and project management, all aspects of business accounting, and executive administrative support. Prior to joining TFMoran, Ms. Brown held various managerial positions for seacoast area businesses.
Solar Power World has ranked ReVision Energy No. 1 Rooftop Solar Installer in New England for the third year in a row. ReVision also ranked No. 9 in a national list of residential solar companies and ranked 2nd in New England for the first-ever solar and battery storage list by the publication. ReVision installed more than 16 megawatts of solar in 2018, enough to power 3,200 homes and more than the company installed from 2003 to 2015. ReVision has offices in North Andover, Massachusetts, Brentwood and Enfield, New Hampshire, and South Portland and Liberty, Maine.
Brookstone Builders, Inc., construction managers and general contractors headquartered in Manchester, has been selected to serve in a supporting role in a renovation project for St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. Due to an accelerated timeframe for completion, Brookstone Builders will assist with renovating the interior of the existing medical office located on D.W. Highway, including adding new walls, millwork, minor electrical upgrades, and various finishes, to enable more efficient workflow. The office will remain fully operational during the renovation.
CATCH Neighborhood Housing has added two new members to its volunteer Finance Committee: Todd Watson, vice president commercial relationship manager with Bangor Savings Bank, and Aki Mathieu, controller of Riverbend Community Mental Health. Watson has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and management within the banking and retail/wholesale manufacturing industries. He has been with Bangor Savings Bank in Concord since March 2019. Prior to joining Riverbend Community Mental Health in 2018, Mathieu held roles in some of New England’s largest and most respected accounting firms including Wolf & Company, Gray Gray & Gray, and Melanson Heath & Co.
The Local Crowd Monadnock, a community-based crowdfunding program serving the entire Monadnock region and state, is seeking projects focusing on affordable housing, farms & food or living wage jobs & equity to receive crowdfunding support. All crowdfunding campaign teams receive hands-on technical assistance to help them launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. Campaign teams also receive a free crowdfunding assessment to ensure that they receive the coaching and training that best fits each team’s needs. TLC Monadnock will select up to six social enterprises to participate in this crowdfunding cohort, based on the potential of each project to positively impact their local economy and community. Accepted proposals will launch their campaigns in late fall or winter. The request for proposals is available online at tlcmonadnock.com/rfp. All proposals are due before 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.
Eastern Bank recently announced three construction loans totaling more than $8 million to Norwood, Mass.-based developer Arista Development, LLC for ground-up construction of free standing retail properties in Framingham, MA; Bedford, NH; and Providence, RI. Arista is a commercial real estate developer with over 80 development projects completed including shopping centers, free standing retail, gas and convenience stores, and mixed use multi-family residential projects. Since 2006, Eastern has provided more than $100 million in construction financing to Arista for a range of build-to-suit buildings leased to a variety of national and local retailers throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern United States.