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Heavy Equipment Show set, Service Capital backs Chinburg project … and more
Chad Sawin

Service Capital, a subsidiary of Portsmouth-based Service Financial Advisors, has announced the closing of a construction loan to Chinburg Properties Inc., Newmarket, for the development of a new luxury apartment community in Exeter.

The Residences at 27 Chestnut will include two buildings with a total of 96 one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The apartments are expected to be ready for occupancy in summer 2016.

Service Financial Advisors is a subsidiary of Portsmouth-based Service Credit Union.


Manchester-based wedü has announced the launch of a new website for design-build firm ProCon of Hooksett.


The New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the New Hampshire Architecture Foundation have announced the recipients of their jointly sponsored scholarship programs. Grants of $1,250 were given to Stefan Burnett of Derry and William Toohey of Rochester, both of whom will enter their third year this fall at the Wentworth Institute of Technology architecture program. A $500 grant was awarded to Genevieve Bristol of Etna, who will start her third year this fall at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

The scholarships were presented by Paul Bourbeau AIA, president AIA New Hampshire and Vice President of the NH Architecture Foundation, at a recent AIANH event at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, Durham.


Chad Sawin of Manchester has been named Concord-based North Branch Construction’s new service and quality control supervisor. Sawin has been at the firm for over three years, starting as a carpenter and recently completing the Canterbury Apartments renovation in Nashua as project superintendent.


Jewett Construction Co., Raymond, recently named James F. Boulé of Campton as project manager of its Metal Buildings & Steel Erectors division.


Manchester-based j. ellen Design LLC, a commercial and residential interior design firm, has announced that Michelle Pierson of Bedford has joined the team as an interior design consultant. The firm specializes in kitchen and bath design, remodeling existing living or professional spaces, and managing new construction projects.


John R. Nelson, chief financial officer of engineering firm Wright-Pierce, has been appointed chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies Tax & Regulatory Affairs Committee.


The New Hampshire Good Roads Association will host its 68th annual Heavy Equipment Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, July 31, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.

On display will be the latest in innovative new products as well as upgrades in heavy equipment, including loaders, dozers, excavators, trailers, trucks, accessories, surveying equipment and electronics.

Tickets are $7 per person, children under 18 are free.

For more information, contact Brenda Clemons at 603-224-1823 or visit


Salem-based RE/MAX Insight is ranked at No. 745 in closed 2014 residential transactions and 55th in total sales volume in RISMedia’s latest list of the top 1,000 real estate brokerage firms.


Printing firm Miss Print of Meredith has been purchased by Brian and Janet Heffron of Moultonborough and will now be doing business as Copy Express.

The sellers, Paul and Claudette Bradley, were represented by Anthony Avrutine of RE/MAX Bayside, who also assisted the buyers.


EcoSource LLC, a Salem-based green commercial cleaning company, has partnered with Keller Williams Realty to provide janitorial services at Keller Williams’ new office in Framingham, Mass. EcoSource also provides service at Keller Williams offices in Brookline and Newton, Mass. EcoSource now provides service to over 500 clients in the Northeast.

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