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Colvest Group seeks zoning change for former Longmeadow church property

LONGMEADOW — A public hearing was conducted by the Longmeadow Planning Board on a zone change request for 916 Williams St., the former First Church of Christ, Scientist.

At the Sept. 6 meeting, attorney Jeffrey Roberts represented Frank Colaccino, owner of Colvest Group, which has owned the property since 2015.

Strong demand for Ellington retail building just as construction begins

Mere weeks after breaking ground on a 7,200-square-foot retail building in Ellington, developer Reggie D. Kronstadt and partners are close to filling the property. A Starbucks had agreed to occupy a portion of the new building in a Big Y-anchored retail plaza at 135 West Road, before construction began in early August.

The Community Impact of a UHart Education

When children and families enter the new Connecticut Children’s Pediatric Specialty Care Center in Westport, Connecticut, they might not know it, but they’re experiencing the impact of a UHart education firsthand. Completed in December 2022, the new, state-of-the-art space was a collaborative effort, one led by three University of Hartford alumni: Melissa (Nolan) Anthony, AIA, M’15, project manager and space planner for Connecticut Children’s; Nicholas Fucci ’14, M’16, project manager at Phase Zero Design; and Michaela Catallozzi ’11, project manager at C.E. Floyd Company, PBC.

Healthcare Hustle – Season 4, Episode 1

Welcome to the 4th season of Healthcare Hustle! In the first episode of this season – meet Bill Chase, our Regional Practice Manager in Cary, NC. Bill and Ron Goodin sit down to chat about Bill’s expertise in the healthcare field, explore the growth in our newest office, and provide insights on what’s up and coming in North Carolina.

Legal Sea Foods is Under Construction in Chicago

Legal Sea Foods, the beloved New England seafood brand with over 25 locations along the East Coast, announced its first brick-and-mortar Chicago restaurant, now officially under construction. The new market entry marks a significant milestone not only for Legal Sea Foods, but also for parent company, PPX Hospitality Brands, which includes another iconic Chicago restaurant, Smith & Wollensky, famously anchored next-door at the base of Marina City along River North.  

Workers Credit Union Names Design and Project Management Teams for Several Projects

LITTLETON, MA– Workers Credit Union (WCU) has selected Simsbury, Connecticut-based Phase Zero Design to be the credit union’s architecture firm and Scalora Consulting Group of Ashland, Massachusetts to be project manager for several upcoming projects.

Sunglass Hut Reopens After 5-Month Refurbishment at Disney Springs

After being closed for five months for refurbishment, Sunglass Hut has reopened in Disney Springs. Let’s take a look.

Mighty Squirrel, Haynes Group, Inc., and Phase Zero Design Celebrate Another Mighty Moment

The secret is out, another Mighty Squirrel location is coming, this time in the heart of Boston!

Zoning Board Approves Gas Station-Convenience Store at 846 Main St.

MONROE, CT — A plan to construct a gas station-convenience store at 846 Main St., on vacant property across from Tollgate Plaza, won Planning and Zoning Commission approval last week.

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved the application by a vote of 4 to 1, with Commissioner Leon Ambrosey the sole dissenter.

Smith & Wollensky Opens Two-Story Restaurant in Burlington, Massachusetts

Known across the globe as “America’s Steakhouse,” Smith & Wollensky has officially opened its new, two-story restaurant in the heart of Burlington. Located along the Middlesex Turnpike, the restaurant brings high-end dining, exceptional quality and top-tier service to the bustling area.

2023 CBC Project Team Awards, Healthcare (Small) Award of Merit – Connecticut Children’s Westport Pediatric Specialty Care Center

The Connecticut Building Congress recognizes outstanding building projects that exemplify project team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors and trades. Each year, CBC recognizes projects whose team members have met or surpassed goals and achieved higher project quality through this close collaboration.

2023 Triangle Crew Best Interiors Mixed Use Project Winner – Glasshouse Kitchen

Every year, TCREW brings the Raleigh-Durham commercial real estate community together to celebrate champions in the industry. We compile nominations for successful real estate projects and professionals throughout the Triangle area and select winners who are honored at the Awards Ceremony.

2023 CT Crew Blue Ribbon Award Winners: PZD Wins Best in Class Healthcare Award

CREW CT, one of more than 75 chapters of the over 12,000 member, global CREW Network, is proud to provide this opportunity for professionals in the local and regional commercial real estate industry to network together and celebrate another year of successes and completed projects. This event, honoring excellence in Connecticut’s 2022 real estate accomplishments, will be held Wednesday, May 3, 2023.

West Hartford’s First Transit-Oriented Housing Development is Coming. Here’s What that Means.

WEST HARTFORD — A five-story 150-unit mixed-use housing development could be coming to the former Puritan Furniture site on New Britain Avenue in Elmwood.

If approved, the project — which has been called Elmwood Lofts in filing documents — would be the first to make use of the town’s new ordinance establishing a transit-oriented district in that part of town.


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