NEC launches Manchester Tech Crawl to promote ‘Silicon Millyard’

Tour of tech firms aims to encourage students to stay in NH.

New England College students participated in the first Manchester Tech Crawl on Wednesday, Nov. 13, hosted by the school’s Institute of Art and Design in partnership with the New Hampshire Tech Alliance.

Read the NH Business Review article here.

NHCIBOR Newsletter November 2019

President’s Message:

Let’s give back this coming holiday season! By the time this is published, we will have less than 2 months on the calendar to get deals closed in 2019. When various holiday breaks are factored in, time is running short. Although everyone in the CRE world is laser focused on this short timeline, and seemingly busier than ever, it is important to remember to reflect on the past year of hard work and good fortune and find time to give back to those less fortunate.

Read the rest of the NHCIBOR November 2019 Newsletter here.

Where Climate Risk is the Highest for Real Estate

A wide-ranging report from MSCI dives into the threat to commercial real estate investment posed by climate change.

In commercial real estate, as in society at large, climate change is the subject of much attention and research, especially in the wake of several natural disasters that have caused billions of dollars in property damage. For property owners worldwide, climate-related issues carry unprecedented urgency. In its latest study, global equity index MSCI assessed climate risk in private real estate portfolios worldwide, asking the question: What’s the exposure?

Read the entire CPE article by Holly Dutton here.

What happens to former big-box stores? A moving company snags one in Waterville, ME

For one moving company, a former big-box store provided an affordable space to consolidate and expand operations.

PROBETA LLC bought 174-192 College Ave. in Waterville from College Avenue LLC for $350,000. Don Plourde of Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate brokered the deal, which closed Sept. 17.

The retail facility, built in 1972, was once home to Marden's Surplus and Salvage. It has also housed the Salvation Army. The site is located on heavily traveled College Avenue and is 1.5 miles from Interstate 95 and Waterville’s downtown district.

Click here to read the entire MaineBiz article by Laurie Schreiber.

Eckman Construction Fall Newsletter

The transition from summer into fall has been an exciting time for Eckman Construction, having completed three projects, broken ground on three projects, and receiving three awards.

We've added their Fall newsletter to the NECPE blog here.