Enosburg Falls, Vt. and Somersworth, N.H. — Two Tractor Supply Co. Stores comprising 19,097 square feet each have opened in Vermont and New Hampshire. The two stores also each feature 20,000 square feet of outdoor display, retail and garden space.

Subsidiaries of New England Retail Properties — both owned and headed by chief executive officer Matt Halprin — have completed the ground-up development of the two properties, following six months of construction. Located in Enosburg Falls, the Vermont store was developed by Enosburg Development Partners LLC. Somersworth Development Partners LLC developed the New Hampshire property, which is located in Somersworth.

Matt Krokov of Peoples Bank handled financing for the projects, and Tom Moriarty of Moriarty, Paetzold & Sherwood P.C. provided legal counsel. WR Newman served as general contractor for both [...]

What advice would you offer to women getting into the CRE industry?
The CRE industry is full of opportunity for women and should certainly be considered for anyone looking to grow or expand their career and network. CRE is all about the relationships you build, the hard work you put in, and the success at being a deal maker. Men have always gravitated towards this type of team sport and women have shown they can be just as successful. A key strategy for success is to identify a mentor – each deal is different and every day has a new challenge. Identify an industry leader that can help guide you.

Who is a woman leader you find to be inspiring and why?
Gina Raimondo, former governor of RI and current US Secretary of Commerce is inspiring to me. She refused to box herself in [...]

VERNON, CT – Construction has begun in Vernon to transform a long-vacant parcel next to a massive apartment complex on Route 83 into a daycare center.

The 1.57-acre parcel sits at 273 Talcottville Road, the local address on Route 83.

Matt Halrpin and Kerry Wood of New England Retail Properties, the brokers in the deal, said the buyer of the property, Chicago-based InSite Real Estate Group, acquired it from the holding company 273 Talcottville Road LLC, which developed the adjacent Trail Run Apartment complex.

The sale price was not disclosed. Vernon Economic Development Director Shaun Gately identified the center as a KinderCare outlet.

A driveway cut is already present at the construction site on the Trail Run access road, which is serviced by a traffic light on Route 83.

Wethersfield-based New England [...]

Daycare developer buys parcel in Vernon

Skyler Frazer, Hartford Business Journal

A daycare developer has purchased land in Vernon, according to information from the broker involved.

Chicago-based InSite Real Estate Group recently closed on purchasing the 1.57-acre parcel at 273 Talcottville Road, also known as Route 83. The company plans to develop the property into a new daycare facility, according to New England Retail Properties Inc.

Matt Halrpin and Kerry Wood of New England Retail Properties were the exclusive brokers in the sale on behalf of the former property owner 273 Talcottville Road LLC.

Halprin and Wood represented the seller exclusively and obtained the buyer.


Naugatuck buys former Bank of America branch for $1.1M

Andrew Larson, Hartford Business Journal

The borough of Naugatuck has purchased for $1.1 million the former Bank of America building at 275 Church St.

Naugatuck Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess said the use of the newly acquired property will be determined by the Board of Mayor and Burgesses at its next meeting on Oct. 4. The property will likely be used for a a variety of community events, he said.

Hess said that purchasing the property, which includes parking in downtown Naugatuck, allows the borough to “determine the destiny” of the site rather than leave it up to the open market.

Meanwhile, the borough is reviewing responses to an RFP for the sale of the Naugatuck Events Center and plans to finalize an agreement with a buyer soon.

The former Bank of America branch was built in 1975 and consists of [...]

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