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

Compass Inc. opens Portsmouth office, Nobis Group adds two to board … and more
Hampton Inn South Portland Exterior

Wason Associates Hospitality Real Estate Brokerage Group, Portsmouth, has announced the sale of the 117-unit Hampton Inn in South Portland, Maine, to the Tolley Group. Joe Cardillo and Earle Wason represented the seller and presented the property.

New York-based Compass Inc., a publicly held technology-enabled residential real estate brokerage, has expanded into New Hampshire with 15 agents in Portsmouth representing more than $135 million in 2021 sales volume. Founding agents joining Compass in Portsmouth are Scott Rome, Joseph Giordano, Robert Marchewka, Mike Giannone, Kevin Kneeland, Casey Michael Fontaine, Jonathan Levy, Dan Walker, Charlie Strater, Aaron Gass, Terry Boone, Sam Harding, Erick Brunelle, Izaiah Barba, William Reardon, Jake Burhans and Jody Walker of the Brick & Barn Group. “With the launch of offices throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts in 2021, Portsmouth is the natural next step in providing our agents and their clients an expansive network throughout New England and beyond,” said Marc Decker, regional managing director.

North Branch Construction has begun 22,000-square-foot interior demolition and office fit-up renovation for Community Bridges at its future new location at 162 Pembroke Rd., Concord. Interior work will include demolition of existing space, insulation, roofing, flooring, painting and upgrades to the existing fire protection system, mechanical and electrical systems.

North Branch also recently announced the hiring of Shrika Chikurty and Mark Condon. Chikurty joins the firm as a project engineer having recently worked as an assistant project manager for a commercial construction company in California. Condon joins North Branch as a project superintendent. He has over 16 years of experience in commercial construction.

Michael Gagnon and Katherine Raphaelson have joined the Dow Realty Group, Wolfeboro.

Engineering consulting firm the Nobis Group, Concord, has announced the appointment of Chris Adams and Pete Delano to the company’s board of directors. Adams, vice president of operations, joined Nobis in 1999 and has 24 years of design, construction and management-related industry experience. Delano, who joined Nobis in 1995, serves as senior vice president of marketing and sales.

Paige Wilber of the H.L. Turner Group Inc., Concord, has earned her professional engineer license in New Hampshire.

Bow-based Structures Unlimited Inc., a manufacturer of structural skylights, canopies and building enclosures, has honored Michael Hawkins as its top salesperson for 2021. Hawkins covers upstate New York for Structures Unlimited and its sister company, Kalwall, which in turn has honored Mark Lipman as its Salesperson of the Year for 2021. He is a sales representative for the New York City metro region.

DECCO Inc., Nashua, has achieved the Accredited Quality Contractor credential from Associated Builders and Contractors. ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to construction firms that have documented their commitment to quality, talent management, craft and management education, community relations and safety performance.

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