People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Roundup

Eckman promotes Hunter, Procon, Denron win safety awards … and more

Preston Hunter, director of business development and client relations at Eckman Construction, Bedford, has been promoted to vice president of the company. Hunter, who has been with Eckman since 2005, also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, the board of the Manchester Young Professionals Network and as a trustee at The Derryfield School.


Manchester-based Procon has earned a 2013 Associated General Contractors of America Safety Award, which exemplifies a company’s commitment to safety and an excellent safety record.


Denron Plumbing and HVAC, Manchester, recently received a third place Safety Award and a Gold Level STEP Award from ABC NH/VT.


Prolman Realty Inc. of Nashua has been selected by Southern New Hampshire Medical Center to market for sale its medical office condominium at 29 Riverside St., Nashua. The 2,438-square-foot property offers 48 parking spaces. Prolman also has been selected by Tarpon Marketing Group LLC to market for sale its three industrial/office condominium units totaling 6,996 square feet of space.


Jewett Automotive Design & Construction, Raymond, recently broke ground on two new automobile dealerships for Rockingham Toyota and Rockingham Honda on Route 28 in Salem.

Designed by the Curtis Architectural Group, the dual projects involve the construction of a 33,000-square-foot Toyota dealership and a 26,000-square-foot dealership located on the same lot and scheduled to be completed in the fall.


Plan NH, in partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, recently presented over $30,000 in scholarships as part of its Scholarship and Fellowship Awards. The scholarships were awarded to 14 students from the Granite State who are studying in a field related to planning, design or development of the built environment.


The Housing Partnership and the HOMEteam recently received grants through New Hampshire Housing’s Partners in Homeownership Education program. The Housing Partnership received just over $4,400 and the HOMEteam received $10,000. The funding will be used to defray the costs incurred in providing homebuyer counseling and education.

Partners in Homeownership Education, a new initiative of New Hampshire Housing, is designed to support homebuyer counseling and education and to advise buyers on how to identify and use safe, affordable mortgage programs.

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