GRE hires Taylor as director of business development

Hartford, CT GRE has hired Beth Taylor, CPSM, LEED AP, as director of business development. Taylor joins GRE with 18 years of experience in the architectural, construction & engineering (A/E/C) industry.

Gagnon of Colliers International facilitates 4,651 s/f in two leases

Wethersfield, CT Philip Gagnon, partner at Colliers International in Hartford, has leased two office suites at 936 Silas Deane Hwy. Pedia Flex, LLC will occupy 1,751 s/f and Advanced Therapy Solutions

SLAM CS wins Excellence in Construction Awards from CT ABC

Southington, CT S/L/A/M Construction Services (SLAM CS) was honored by the Connecticut Associated Builders and Contractors (CT ABC) with an Award of Merit – Institutional for Excellence in Construction for the Chapel Haven Residential/Education

JLL promotes Rader to regional education practice lead in tri-state

Stamford, CT JLL has promoted Peter Rader, vice president, as regional education practice lead for the firm’s project and development services group. In his expanded role, he will oversee and manage all project management

Vidal of Vidal/Wettenstein negotiates 2,600 s/f lease for Mitchell and Sheahan

Stratford, CT The building at 999 Oronoque Ln. is the new home for Mitchell and Sheahan. Randy Vidal partner in Vidal/Wettenstein negotiated the lease for the 2,600 s/f new office.

Reese Commercial sells portfolio in East Hartford for $800,000

East Hartford, CT Dale Reese, CCIM completed the sale of a rooming house portfolio consisting of three properties and five buildings. The $800,000 sale comprised of 38 individual units and one 850 s/f commercial tenant.

Valley East Management expands into Fairfield County with purchase of 40 Richards Ave. in Norwalk

Norwalk, CT According to Commercial real estate services firm The Rochlin Organization, Valley East Management has purchased 40 Richards Ave. Located in Fairfield County, along the Rte. 1 corridor, 40 Richards has been an ideal

Angel Commercial reps Arcade Specialties in 9,120 s/f sublease

Stratford, CT According to Jon Angel, president of Angel Commercial, LLC,  Arcade Specialties LLC, a game and prop rental company, is relocating.

Svigals + Partners named a 2019 Emerging Professional Friendly Firm

New Haven, CT Demonstrating the firm’s unique commitment to tomorrow’s architects and design professionals, Svigals + Partners has been named a 2019 Emerging Professional Friendly Firm by the American Institute

Passive House: Stories from experience (Part 1)

Steve was fascinated by energy from a young age: “We had the oil embargo. Energy prices are up, people were parking their Cadillacs and pickup trucks and buying little cars. I grew up with that and caught the bug. So anyway, I went to work in construction, but I never lost that feeling o