Seacoast Marketing Meeting Minutes August 2019

16 August 2019

NHCIBOR, New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of Realtors

Minutes of Seacoast Marketing Session, which occurs every third Friday of every month.

Third Floor Conference Room , One New Hampshire Avenue

Pease International Tradeport, Portsmouth, New Hampshire


Thank you to Two International Group for providing this meeting space!


Jason Settineri with Build-It Construction was this month’s sponsor and we thank him for the delicious breakfast and date finder provided! Build-It Construction is a commercial construction management firm. They deliver expertly planned interior renovations for both privately and publicly held companies. Their well-trained team is dedicated to understanding their customers’ business and design objectives throughout the planning and construction process.


Cash Buyers

Dave Garvey with KW Commercial has a cash buyer looking for 4-8 unit multi-families on waterfront property. He is looking to spend up to 4 million dollars and do a 1031 exchange.

Eve Hoefle with Two International Group is a cash buyer looking for land availability in Northern Massachusetts.

Joe Friedman with Brooks Properties has a cash buyer looking for land suitable for an industrial building on the I-93 corridor.

Jay Lee with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has a cash buyer looking for up to 60 multi-family units, north of 495 in the Concord area. He also has another cash buyer looking for retail projects, gas stations, and redevelopment projects.

Mark Devins with KW Commercial has on going buyers looking for medical office space.

Nicole Canavan with Berkshire Hathaway has a cash buyer looking for 10-14k sf that has storage, a showroom, and a parking lot suitable for 100 cars. The buyer is looking to spend up to $800,000.

Abby Morneault with Colliers International has a cash buyer looking for 2,400-4,000 sf of office space in Portsmouth, NH.

Jason Clark with Century 21 Atlantic Realty has cash buyers looking for storage units in Southeast NH.

Lindsey Goodrich with Berkshire Hathaway has a cash buyer looking for 10-20k sf of retail strip centers in southern NH and northern MA.

Ethan Ash with KW Commercial has numerous cash buyers looking for multi-families in York and Rockingham Counties and looking to spend anywhere from $200,000-10 million dollars.

John Kelley with John Kelley Broker of Real Estate LLC has a cash buyer looking for a piece of land near an airport to build a hotel.

David Choate with Colliers International has a cash buyer looking to purchase small residential or commercial properties in Dover, which preferably would be under $500,000.



– September 18th there will be the NHAR Realtor of the Year banquet

– Jeff Boufford was named CIBOR’s Affiliate of the Year!!!

-Breakfast sponsorships are still available for 2020

-Next meeting is September 20th  and Northway Bank is the breakfast sponsor




Dave Garvey with KW Commercial has a couple listings available. The first is 4,200 sf of office space in Exeter with a lease rate of $12 per/sf triple net. The second listing is 75-78 acres out in Barrington that is mixed-use and can add retail shops; the price has not yet been determined.

Russ Doyle with Two International Group has 2 spaces available at One New Hampshire Avenue (same building as this Seacoast CIBOR marketing meeting). One is 3,2000 sf and the other is 3,700 sf, with a lease rate of $18.50 per sf triple net.

Joe Friedman with Brooks Properties has a listing for an industrial flex building in Hudson, NH. The building is 50,000 sf, with 2 loading docks, has excess parking, and is valued at 3.9 million dollars. He also has a lot of properties available in Salem, so if you are looking in that area he is the guy to speak with!

Jameson Paine with KW Commercial has a listing for a 107-acre parcel in Barnstead, east of Rte. 28.

Nicole Canavan with Berkshire Hathaway has a few listings available. The first is located at 6 Trafalgar Square in Nashua. The building is 26,975 sf, located right off the Everett Turnpike (Exit 8), has 120 parking spaces, and the lease rate is $11.25 psf triple net. Her second listing is an industrial building in Hooksett, which is 2,760 sf, and valued at $560,500.

Abby Morneault with Colliers International has a listing for office/retail space on 577 Central Avenue. The building has 2 parking spots and is offered for lease at $1,900 per month.

Jason Clark with Century 21 Atlantic Realty has a listing for a 5k sf office building in York, ME. The building is valued at 1.675 million with 7 units, which are currently fully leased.

Lindsey Goodrich with Berkshire Hathaway has a listing for a mixed use building in Londonderry, NH. It is located right off I-93, 45 acres, and valued at 5.2 million dollars.

Ethan Ash with KW Commercial has a listing on 161 South Main Street, Rochester, NH. It can be used for commercial or residential needs, 6 acres, 200+ units, and valued at 3-4 million dollars.

David Choate with Colliers International has a listing on 300 Constitution Drive for an open concept/high ceiling third floor office space.  The space is 2,979 rsf and valued at $16.50 psf triple net. He also has a listing that has dramatically reduced the lease rate from $20 per/sf to $10 per/sf for the first year. The sale price was previously 2 million, which is now 1.75 million. This building is located on 20 Ladd Street in downtown Portsmouth.


Haves, Wants, and Affiliates

Bill Jean with Fulcrum Associates is a construction management firm based in Amherst, NH that has been building a solid reputation in the construction industry since 1989.

Richard Goulet with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty is an Advisor in the Commercial Division. This was one of his first CIBOR meetings and looks forward to future ones.

Eve Hoefle with Two International Group is looking to speak with a company that deals with Real Estate tech solutions.

Ellen Bates with Office Interiors Limited is a full service interior design firm and furniture dealership located in downtown Dover. Since 1986, they have been serving the needs of corporate, healthcare, government, and academic clients throughout New England.

Tad Dziemian with Neighborhood Energy offers energy solutions for industrial and commercial customers. They focus on reduced spending and budget stability. They operate in all deregulated energy markets across New England and New York. Tad is looking to speak with new prospects.

Anne Weidman with JSA Architects wanted to mention that their company specializes in accessibility and universal design.  We should also mention that JSA Design sponsors Access Navigators, which is a non-profit organization that focuses on making buildings around New England ADA accessible for all. They visit local businesses with the goal of determining:  Is the entrance accessible? Is there an accessible restroom? Is there parking nearby? This is a great organization and we suggest checking out their website!

Steve Mangekian with Alpha Building Inspections is looking to speak with lenders about bank draw inspections. Alpha Building Inspections is a 6-inspector company that performs residential inspections all over the state of NH and Southern ME. Also, they perform commercial inspections all throughout New England.

Michael Farinola with NH Commercial Appraisals (NHCA) is a real estate appraisal company dedicated to providing accurate and affordable commercial real estate appraisals in a professional and timely manner.

Eric Kizak with SFC Engineering is a Licensed Professional Engineer with over 20 years of experience in structural design and assembling construction documents for the construction, repair, and renovation of a wide variety of building types.

Erin Pike with St. Germain Collins is an environmental, EHS compliance and engineering firm specializing in environmental risk management; site investigation, characterization and cleanup; environmental health and safety (EHS) compliance; and civil design, permitting and construction administration.

Kevin Raymond with Cambridge Trust would like people to know he does a lot of financing for hospitality or commercial lending, and has plenty of cash to loan up to 30 million dollars.

Al Silva with Silva Graphics is serving the New England area with more than 30 years experience in the sign industry.

Marie Degulis with Secondwind Water Systems deals with water quality issues for all types of properties, because water quality matters for all different types of businesses. This is also their company’s 30-year anniversary.

Scott Kingsley with Primary Bank provides commercial, industrial, and residential loans with a lending limit up to 3.7 million. Primary Bank has been in business 4 years and they are excited to announce a 3rd office opening soon in Derry, NH. He wanted to thank everyone who helped out with the CIBOR summer mixer, which was a great event!

Dan Barufaldi with the Dover Industrial and Business Development Authority wanted to mention that 62,000 small businesses/retail shops have closed just this past year due to companies such as Amazon. It is important to shop local and support small businesses!

Jason Settineri with Build It Construction delivers expertly planned interior renovations for both privately and publicly held companies. Get them involved early!!

Kathryn Bristol with NewVO Interiors brought up how they are trying to expand and grow their office supply chain. She recommends trying them out because they can give you the best deal available.

Jeff Boufford with Boyd & Buofford Insurance provides insurance to Southern NH. They specialize in commercial real estate. Jeff was named the CIBOR Affiliate of the Year!!!

Dylan Cruess with TFM Engineers provides full service developmental for retail, industrial, energy, office, institutional, and residential properties.

Ute Luxem with Profile Bank dedicates itself to serving the needs of their surrounding communities. They offer a broad range of financial products and services while providing each customer with the highest level of personal service.

Marie Bodi with CPManagement provides a comprehensive level of service with over a century of combined experience in various disciplines, including property management, construction management, development, maintenance, and in-house asset management.

Barbara Lizotte with Tobey & Merrill Insurance creates a circle of protection, providing a simple and practical insurance plan that is customized to your individual needs.

Brett Larkin with Primerica help families prepare for the future, with a goal focused on creating more financially independent families.


Note from Petie Cummins: These Minutes are what I understand people to have said at this meeting. Please contact people referenced to verify and clarify.

Next Meeting is 8:30 – 9:45 am on the third Friday, 20 September 2019, in the Third Floor Conference Room of Two International Group’s Building at One New Hampshire Avenue, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Pease International Tradeport.

 Northway Bank will be the breakfast sponsor.


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