People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH

NH Preservation Alliance to present annual awards, JSA wins AIANH award … and more
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Katherine Kane of Portsmouth has been promoted to managing director of real estate at Resolute Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in and manages investments in energy, commercial real estate and technology. Prior to joining Resolute, she was founder and president of the Maestro Fund as well as Maestro Consulting, through which she ran the state of New Hampshire’s New Market Tax Credit program. She also is currently treasurer of the Portsmouth Housing Authority in Portsmouth.

Crumbl Cookies, the fast-growing gourmet cookie chain, has announced plan to open its first New Hampshire bakery and store in at Webster Square Plaza in Nashua on May 13. Crumbl features warm chocolate and chilled sugar cookies as well as four specialty cookies each week. Owners are brothers Jeff and James Maguire of Nashua and Steve Menzel.

Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, recently completed construction of a 2,200-square-foot garage and office space for TDS Telecommunications’ Wilton location. Mark Brockelman was Brookstone’s project manager, and the project’s architect was Strang Architecture, Engineering & Interior Design of Madison, Wis.

Michael Krzeminski was recently recognized for 25 years of service as a member of TFMoran’s Landscape Architecture department. Krzeminski, who joined TFMoran in 1995 as an assistant land planner/designer, his New Hampshire Professional Landscape Architect license in 2016 and now heads the firm’s Landscape Architecture Department.

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance will present its annual Preservation Achievement Awards presentation virtually from 5 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 12. The awards recognize the preservation of rare and iconic properties, the stewardship of community assets and gathering places, and large and small-scale community development successes. To register, visit

JSA Inc. recently received the 2021 Rick and Duffy Monahon Merit Award for Design Excellence in Architectural Restoration and Preservation from American Institute of Architects New Hampshire in recognition of the firm’s work on Carey Cottage at Creek Farm, a historic property in Portsmouth. The Arts and Crafts-style Carey Cottage, built between 1888 and 1892 as a summer home for Portsmouth philanthropist Arthur Astor Carey, was slated for demolition until a community campaign to save it led to a partnership between a local philanthropist and a developer to restore the historic building.

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