Concord Housing+ Redevelopment Leases South Main Street Retail Space

Concord Housing + Redevelopment (CH+R) has leased retail space at its 65 South Main Street property to What’s In Your Closet Resale & Gift Boutique.

“What’s In Your Closet is not your typical consignment store,” says Concord resident and owner Rachel Ward. “The store sells fashions from top designers to vintage treasures, to everyday essentials, as well as designer and vintage purses, shoes, and jewelry. We even feature home décor items. We offer many new and gently used items including women’s clothing, sizes junior through women’s.”

“65 South Main Street is a prime retail space with plenty of parking, which makes it ideal for businesses with a steady customer flow” says John Hoyt, Executive Director, Concord Housing + Redevelopment. “We’re please to have Rachel house and her new venture at one of our prime commercial rental properties.”

Area real estate broker Wendy Keeler, Fairway Real Estate, located at 566 Pembroke Road, Pembroke, New Hampshire brokered the transaction.

Consignments will be accepted beginning the week of October 19th with the official store opening October 27, 2015. No appointments necessary, however, Ward suggests calling in advance, 224-2722, with any questions concerning accepted items. What’s In Your Closet Resale & Gift Boutique is closed on Mondays.

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Concord Housing+ Redevelopment Purchases Problem Property In The City

Concord Housing + Redevelopment (CH+R) has completed a purchase and sales agreement for the property at 74 Rumford Street, Concord, NH. This four unit building, known to authorities for drugs deal and high crime, has long been a problem residence for neighbors and police alike. By adding this real estate to their diverse portfolio of properties in and surrounding Concord, Concord Housing + Redevelopment will transform this underperforming property into a quality, market rate rental.
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“Now that 74 Rumford Street is in the CH+R portfolio of properties, things will improve dramatically, neighbors will return to quiet enjoyment, police resources will be freed up, and the community will have a fresh face in the neighborhood ”, says John Hoyt, Concord Housing + Redevelopment’s Executive Director.

Area realtor, Beth Vignati, EXIT Realty Great Beginnings, located at 6 Garvins Falls Road, Concord, NH, brokered the real estate transaction.

Substantial renovations planned include rehabilitating to today’s building codes; each of the four one-bedroom apartments will be outfitted with new cabinetry, bathrooms, flooring, and electrical. A new porch as well as a new retaining wall will be constructed. The basement, which is currently unused space, will have a Laundromat facility as well as on-site storage for each apartment. There is also on-site tenant parking.

“The majority of work and products will be provided by Concord area contractors,” says Hoyt. Our in-house construction staff will perform the bulk of the work in conjunction with trusted vendors. We are looking forward to turning 74 Rumford Street into a dwelling of which we can all be proud.

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Makeover Planned for Downtown Public Housing Building

By MEGAN DOYLE Concord Monitor staff Wednesday, June 24, 2015 (Published in print: Wednesday, June 24, 2015) Concord Housing and Redevelopment will begin a major remodel to one of its public housing buildings this summer. Executive Director John Hoyt said the Kennedy Building at 1 Thompson St. is slated for about $500,000 in upgrades.

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Concord Housing + Redevelopment’s Version of an Extreme Home Makeover

It’s going to be a bit noisy this summer at the John F. Kennedy building situated on the corner of Main Street and Thompson Street. Concord Housing + Redevelopment is launching several major projects to one of our older buildings. Renovations, energy updates, painting, landscaping and more will be performed throughout the summer to bring our building to a fresher, more energy efficient, and ADA compliant home.

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South Main Street Before and After

Concord Housing + Redevelopment’s vision for its South Main Street property was realized with the recent completion of a series of improvements that will ensure the property and its market-rate housing remains a valuable asset to the Concord community.

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Concord Housing + Redevelopment Announces New Board of Commissioners.

Concord, N.H. – (June 24, 2013) – Concord Housing + Redevelopment (CH+R) Executive Director John Hoyt is pleased to announce Jerry Madden has been appointed 2013-2014 Chairman of the Concord Housing + Redevelopment Board of Commissioners. Madden, most recently, served as the Board’s Vice Chairman. He is the Executive Director of The Friends Program, and former Concord Chief of Police.

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