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Chinburg earns nationwide Power Star awards

Newmarket-based improvement, building and property administration agency Chinburg, has earned a nationwide award on the highest stage of the Environmental Safety Company’s customary of recognition.

The corporate is considered one of solely 12 new house builders acknowledged on the prime Sustained Excellence Power Star award tier for 2023 – the one builder to earn the designation in New England.  The corporate earned its first nationwide Power Star Associate of the 12 months Award in 2016 and has continued to earn the rankings ever since relating to its house efficiency requirements.

“Our dedication to the Power Star program has been a key function of our inexperienced constructing dedication. We all know that we’re constructing in a accountable method that impacts the long-term environmental integrity of our state in addition to making a distinction within the high quality of the houses and the prices of power to these houses. It simply is smart, really feel nice, and is the appropriate factor to do,” mentioned Jennifer Chinburg.

Savard steps down as Government Director of NH Coalition to Finish Homelessness


Ann Marie French

Stephanie Savard, government director of the NH Coalition to Finish Homelessness, has stepped down from the job she has held for the previous two and a half years.

In her place, Annmarie French, former government director of the NH Fiscal Coverage Institute, has been named interim director of the coalition.

Savard made the announcement Monday through an e-mail message to companions and supporters. In it, Savard – a longtime government at Households in Transition – mentioned she has “accepted a brand new profession alternative.”

The coalition board mentioned it appointed French to supply continuity of management and information the group by means of this time of transition.

Neighborhood Mortgage Fund exec nationwide Housing Provide Accelerator panel

Sarah Marchant, chief of workers and vice chairman of ROC-NH on the NH Neighborhood Mortgage Fund, has been named to the inaugural steering committee of the Housing Provide Accelerator, a nationwide marketing campaign to enhance native capability, establish crucial options, and pace reforms that allow communities and builders to work collectively to provide, protect, and supply a various vary of high quality housing.

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Sarah Marchant

Marchant, of Brookline, has practically 20 years of group improvement expertise and involvement with not solely the American Planning Affiliation, NH Hampshire Planners Affiliation and NH Housing Finance Authority.

Development begins at former Rochester furnishings retailer website

The location of the previous Hoffman’s Furnishings retailer in downtown Rochester will quickly see new life as a six-story mixed-use constructing with financing help led by Meredith Village Financial savings Financial institution.

The previous furnishings retailer had sat vacant for over 30 years earlier than being demolished in August 2022 after builders Paul and Greg Grant of Lilac Metropolis Improvement bought the location at 44-55 N. Essential St. in November 2021.

As soon as full, the constructing will function 9 one-bedroom and 36 two-bedroom flats, 9 inside storage parking areas, in addition to a 2,300-square-foot business area on the decrease stage.

The constructing was designed by Market Sq. Architects of Portsmouth with building led by Groen Development of Rochester. The Metropolis of Rochester additionally granted Lilac Metropolis Improvement the group revitalization tax reduction incentive, which inspires funding in rehabilitation of under-utilized constructing in eligible areas. Development is anticipated to be accomplished in June 2024.

Superior manufacturing plant at Pease will get Portsmouth board approval

A sophisticated manufacturing facility deliberate on the Pease Worldwide Tradeport has gained the zoning variance it wanted to maneuver ahead.

Improvement companions The Kane Firm and Procon, working as Aviation Avenue Group LLC, wish to construct the 209,000-square-foot plant on a 11.4-acre website off New Hampshire Avenue.

The proposed facility will function robotized meeting groups which can be sometimes made up of fewer however higher-paid workers, the builders say, however they’ve but to call the corporate that may be working within the constructing.

Town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment voted unanimously final week to grant the builders a variance “for a rear yard setback of 28.4 ft, the place 50 ft is required.”

The undertaking has already acquired conceptual approval from the Pease Improvement Authority’s Board of Administrators.

Harmony Group strikes HQ to Bedford

After 95 years in Harmony, Harmony Group Insurance coverage has moved its headquarters from North State Road within the Capital Metropolis to Bedford, looking for extra entry to staff and a extra fashionable constructing.

The Harmony Monitor reported, although, that the corporate will keep a number of workplaces in and round Harmony, together with about 80 staff at Granite Place in Harmony.

Harmony Group, which has been based mostly in Harmony since beginning as a farm insurance coverage firm in 1928, is a serious insurance coverage provider for unbiased brokers within the 4 northern New England states. It’s increasing its presence in Massachusetts, the corporate mentioned, and shifting the headquarters to Bedford is designed to get nearer to that space and draw extra workers.

The corporate’s new headquarters is at 35B Structure Drive, in an industrial park off Route 101 in north Bedford, not removed from the Everett Turnpike.

Runway renovation set to start at Manchester airport

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will start a multi-phase runway reconstruction undertaking on April 1 that can present “much-needed enhancements to our runways, particularly as our main runway nears the top of its 20-year helpful life,” in accordance with Airport Director Ted Kitchens.

The undertaking, scheduled to be accomplished by mid-September, consists of rehabilitation of the first runway, 17-35, and the partial rehabilitation of the crosswind runway, 6-24.

Kitchen mentioned the continued work may trigger adjustments in air visitors patterns.

The $17.3 million undertaking is being overseen by Pike Industries based mostly of Belmont. The FAA is overlaying 90 p.c of the price of the undertaking, with the state and Airport every chipping in 5 p.c.

NH congressional delegation hails $500k for Boire Subject

The 4 members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation – U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas – are praising the award of practically $512,000 to Boire Subject Airport in Nashua to assist with reconstruction of 11,277 sq. yards of the present apron pavement that has reached the top of its helpful life.

The funds have been made obtainable by means of the Infrastructure Funding and Jobs Act – the bipartisan infrastructure invoice, that was signed into legislation in 2021.


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