Spotlights

Ones to Watch 2019: Aaron Johnson, Haynes Group Inc.

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? Completing several build-outs in an office building totaling over 100,000 s/f, on schedule and at or below budget.

Ones to Watch 2019: Eric Reenstierna, Zaxia

?If you have a mentor, who is it and how have they influenced your personal & professional growth? My brother Donald is a good and ethical appraiser. He taught me never to compromise my ethics.

The property management industry is better and stronger than it has ever been in recent years - by Chris Mellen

I’m going to be a bit of a contrarian when it comes to forecasting the outlook of the real estate market, especially now that we’re going into our 10th year of this up cycle that we’ve been enjoying

Qualifying vacation property as investment - by Lynne Bagby

Finally, the weather is beginning to break here in New England! Everyone appears to be thinking about their summer plans and spending time at a beach on Cape Cod, Newport, Old Orchard or on Lake Winnipesaukee.  Investors

What happens to your company’s flood insurance if the flood zone changes? - by Frank Licata

Coverage can be here today and gone tomorrow! Sea levels are rising; rainfall is increasing; and flood zones are changing. Do you know what affect the latter has on your company’s flood insurance?

Highest and best use analysis by experienced appraisers a must in a hot market - by Maria Hopkins

As developable land becomes more and more scarce, especially in the Eastern area of the state, those wanting new construction have often had to buy an existing house and gut renovate or demolish and rebuild.  Now that there

It is still a great time to be involved in the Boston construction industry - by David O'Sullivan

The state of the design and construction industry in Boston continues to be strong. As we have entered the spring market there seems to be continued demand for housing with an abundance of buyers and renters. There are some

The land crunch - housing affordability in Boston: Opportunities are there for those well prepared - by Brett Pelletier

Reports throughout the U.S. indicate macroeconomic trends are positive with the multifamily cycles within major metropolitan markets in the expansion and maturation stages. Nothing to worry too much about at a high level.

Tighe & Bond climbs 19 spots in national ENR Top 500 design firms

Westfield, MA Tighe & Bond, one of the leading full-service engineering and environmental consulting firms in the northeastern United States, climbed 19 spots this year to No. 222 on Engineering News

Are strong fundamentals enough to spur speculative industrial development in southern N.H.? - by Mike Harrington

The Southern New Hampshire industrial markets continue to experience strong fundamentals, with overall vacancy rates hovering around 5.6% and lease rates ranging from $6 to $7.80 per s/f, NNN with year over year projected