People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH
Vinyl wallcovering manufacturer Len-Tex Corp., North Walpole, has become the first company in its industry to receive GreenCircle Certification, an internationally recognized verification of a company’s sustainability efforts. The certification’s Certified Environmental Facts labels highlight reductions in waste production, water and energy usage and their increased use of bio-based materials within their products.
Sean Scales has joined Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, as an assistant project manager. Before joining Prior to rejoining Brookstone Builders Mr. Scales enjoyed a Brookstone, Scales was a commercial airline pilot.
Two more people have joined the sales leadership team of of Coldwell Banker Realty in New England. Peter Deely has been appointed sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Realty office in Portsmouth. He most recently was principal broker at Brick and Barn Real Estate Group. In addition, Heather McAfeehas been named sales manager position at the Center Harbor office. She previously was sales director at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate in Tilton.
Norwich Technologies Inc., White River Junction, Vt., has launched a new division, RunTime Solar, which provides operations and maintenance services to solar energy projects across New England. The division will be headed by Dan Kinney as general manager.
Boston-based BSC Group., a longtime provider of engineering, planning, environmental and land surveying services, has opened a new office in Manchester. Lee Curtis, a BSC Group principal, heads up the office, which is located in the Manchester Millyard.
North Branch Construction, Concord, has begun work on renovations to two properties in Manchester owned by Families in Transition-New Horizons. The renovations, made possible by funds received through the CARES Act, will allow FIT-NH to respond more effectively to operational limitations due to the Covid-19 pandemic and provide assistance for food insecurity and homelessness in the future, officials said.
One project involves moving a food pantry at 199 Manchester St to 176 Lake Ave., across the street from the organization’s Family Emergency Shelter. The 199 Manchester St. location will be renovated to become additional sleeping quarters for individuals experiencing homelessness. Dennis Mires The Architects of Manchester is the architectural design firm for the project.
Landry/French Construction has achieved the Accredited Quality Contractor designation from Associated Builders and Contractors. The AQC program provides recognition to construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility, including quality, safety, talent management, craft and management education and community relations and diversity. Based in Scarborough, Maine, the firm also has an office in Portsmouth, NH.