21 June 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!
William Young and Steven Mead with Cambridge Trust were this month’s sponsor and we thank them for the delicious breakfast provided. In April, Optima Bank and Cambridge Trust were pleased to announce the merger of the two companies. They are excited to create an even stronger institution for their clients as one bank, one brand.
Bob Marchewka with One Commercial Real Estate has a cash buyer looking for around 10 acres of land between Rye and Raymond for equipment storage. Preferably close to RTE 101, but doesn’t necessarily need visibility. He has another cash buyer looking for 5 acres of land in southern ME between Kittery and York.
Jerry Bazata with Cambridge Trust has a friend in the catering business that is looking to expand his business. He is looking for land in Sothern NH + ME to relocate and is willing to spend up to 4 million dollars.
Jay Lee with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has a cash buyer looking for sites that can be used for redevelopment, office space, retail, and gas stations. The buyer is willing to spend anywhere between 20-30 million.
Ethan Ash with KW Commercial has a cash buyer looking for an industrial retail building on the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border and is willing to spend up to 1 million dollars and looking to do a 10/31 exchange.
Lindsey Goodrich with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has a cash buyer looking for 20 units in the seacoast and is willing to spend up to 3 million.
Abby Morneault with Colliers International has a cash buyer looking to buy office space in Portsmouth. The buyers are looking for 6-8 offices with a conference room and need around 3,000 sf.
Andy Ward with Colliers International has a cash buyer looking for land to put up around 100 units of self-storage. The buyer is looking for 5-15 acres, and a retail location is not required.
Andy Fleisher with NAI Norwood Group has a cash buyer who is looking to purchase the former Friendly’s building in Dover.
Joe Friedman with Brooks Properties has a cash buyer looking for 6-10 acres of land on the I-93 corridor.
Wayne Semprini with Olde Port Properties has a couple cash buyers. The first buyer is looking to spend up to 1.5 million in the Portsmouth area, which would preferably be on the transportation line. The second buyer is looking to spend up to 6 million dollars to do a condo conversion.
Nicole Canavan with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has no cash buyers currently in NH, but does have a buyer looking for a café in Lowell, MA.
Bryan DuBois with DuBois Associates has a cash buyer looking for office space around Exeter/Epping.
Wendy Rayno with Northway Bank has a cash buyer looking for self-storage units in southern ME + NH.
David Choate with Colliers International has a cash buyer looking for a 5k-15k sf freestanding building that is preferably fewer than 1 million dollars. The buyers are looking to use the building as a veterinary products laboratory.
– Nicole Gorski with Office Works will be next month’s sponsor.
– July 19th is the next Seacoast CIBOR meeting.
– The annual NHCIBOR summer mixer is August 8th
– The North Shore CIBOR meeting will be coming back in the upcoming months
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Bob Marchewka with One Commercial Real Estate has a couple listings. The first is a 30k sf warehouse in Lee, NH, about 1 mile away from the Lee Traffic Circle. The other listing is in Somersworth that is a 1k sf building on 1 acre of land. It is valued at $325,000.
Dave Garvey with KW Commercial has a listing for 10 acres of land in Rye, NH valued at 2.5 million.
Russ Doyle with Two International Group has 3 spaces available for office space in the 100 International Drive building in Portsmouth. The office space sizes vary from 2,000-8,200 sf.
Ethan Ash with KW Commercial has a couple listings available. The first is an independent gas station in Ossipee, NH, which additionally has 3 apartments attached. The second listing is 6 acres in Barrington, which is all gravel, has 15k cars pass daily, and is valued at $481,000.
Abby Morneault with Colliers International has a listing for numerous office spaces on 30 international Drive, which are valued at $10 per sf.
Andy Ward with Colliers International has a listing for office space right in Market Square, downtown Portsmouth. It is valued at $20 triple net.
Andy Fleisher with NAI Norwood Group has a listing on 2222 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH. The building is 1,500 sf and the former Happ’s Roast Beef store. All kitchen equipment can be included.
Tom Duffy with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has a listing for 15k sf of office space in New Boston/Bedford, NH. This building would be a great spot for a corporate headquarters.
Peter Gluckler with the Masiello Group has a listing in Wells, ME for a pristine retail building, which is valued at $659,000.
Lynne Merrill with the Merrill Bartlett Group has a listing in Kingston, NH on Route 125 for a retail commercial building. It is on 3 acres of land, 7,157 sf, and valued at $799,000.
Wayne Semprini with Olde Port Properties has a listing for 17+ acres which was a former junkyard, but cleaned up in 2007 and now has 2 buildings on the property.
Christine Soutter with the Town of Durham Economic Development has a listing for the former Lexie’s restaurant building in downtown Durham. Additionally, she has 2nd floor office space above the Post Office in downtown Durham as well.
Nicole Canavan with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty has a listing for a nail salon in Milford, NH, which is 2,300 sf and is valued at $12.10 per sf.
John Kelley Broker of Real Estate has a listing for a mini industrial stand alone building in Nashua for sale or lease.
David Choate with Colliers International has a couple listings available. The first is a proposed apartment complex in Downtown Dover, known as “Dover Heights”. There are 71 apartment units and 6,200 sf of retail space approved and the asking price is $2.75M. The second listing is 2,295 sf of medical office space in Exeter, which is listed at $230,000.
Haves, Wants, and Affiliates
Christopher Mark with Restore My Floor wanted to remind everyone “If you walk on it, we work on it”.
Scott Kingsley with Primary Bank wanted to mention they are opening a third office in Derry, NH. Also, if you need any information on the annual Summer Mixer, ask Scott!
Richard Goulet with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty is an Advisor in the Commercial Division. This was his first CIBOR meeting and looks forward to future ones.
Jerry Bazata with Cambridge Trust has been in business since 1890. Throughout their history, Cambridge Trust has created real connections with their clients, their families, innovative businesses and the community. They have 2.1 billion in total assets as of 3/31/2019.
Vince Chestnut with Alpha Locksmith brings professional security to your home or business.
Sandra Hodge and Anne Weidman with JSA Inc. is an architectural design firm committed to a deep understanding of client needs and the buildings they construct. Their mission is to deeply engage with the world around and to understand the unique, diverse experience of each citizen, to design environments that make a positive impact on the lives and communities in which they all live, learn and work.
Kyle Kadish with Advantage Wealth Solutions wanted to mention that they specialize in 1031 exchanges.
Steve Mangekian with Alpha Building Inspections is looking to speak with lenders about bank draw inspections. Alpha Building Inspections is a 5 inspector company that performs residential inspections all over the state of NH and Southern ME. Also, they perform Commercial Inspections all throughout New England.
Stepfani Croteau with Allen & Major Associates is a multi-disciplinary firm specializing in civil and structural engineering, land surveying, environmental consulting, and landscape architecture. Established in 1973, A&M has three offices that provide services throughout the Northeast. With over 40 dedicated engineers, landscape architects, land surveyors, project managers, and support specialists, their team brings a wide range of expertise that comes from decades of experience in both the public and private sectors. It is their commitment of offering consistent, responsive, and reliable service that has kept A&M in business for nearly five decades.
Al Silva with Silva Graphics is serving the New England area with more than 20 years experience in the sign industry.
Ray Dugdale with Service Credit Union wanted to mention they have up to 30 million dollars to loan out.
Joe Cunningham with Cunningham Insurance wanted to tell people they run numbers for clients working with new properties. Also, existing clients shopping for a new insurance plan is always possible as well.
Dylan Cruess with TF Moran wanted to mention 147 people showed up to the CIBOR cookout last week.
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.
Ryan Theil with A1 Exterminators wanted to mention that their canine team is growing. Also, they have a residential care facility.
Anne Copp with Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty is an advisor in the commercial division. She had taken a little hiatus from the Seacoast CIBOR meetings, but is excited to be back and attending.
Courtney Patrick with Market Square Architects was established in 2016 with a focus on providing great value to every client they serve. They have grown from a 2 employee company to 14 employees over the years and are licensed in 26 states. She mentioned that this is their 4th year anniversary.
Tad Dziemian with Neighborhood Energy offers energy solutions for industrial and commercial customers. They focus on reduced spending and budget stability.
Joe Campbell with North Branch Construction has been in business since 1958 and has developed into a full service, award-winning construction manager, design-builder, and general contractor serving NH and its bordering states.
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.
Hank Beresin with First Street Business Brokers is looking to speak with people looking to buy restaurants.
Joe Friedman with Brooks Properties was founded in September of 1980. For the past 30 years, they have committed to meeting the most technical and specialized requirements of their tenants and providing round-the-clock service.
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, 19 July 2019, in the Third Floor Conference Room of Two International Group’s Building at One New Hampshire Avenue, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Pease International Tradeport.
Nicole Gorski with Office Works will be the breakfast sponsor.