Hidden gems found during demolition at Putnam Block redevelopment

 

Bob Stevens conducts a tour of the Putnam Block Redevelopment project highlighting some of the gems hidden within.

 

 

Read more in Vermont Business Magazine: https://vermontbiz.com/news/2019/october/07/hidden-gems-found-during-demolition-putnam-block-redevelopment?utm_source=VBM+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=2051ddf604-ENEWS_2019_10_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e56b36a4-2051ddf604-286693409

 

Putnam Block Update ~ Financing Deal Done & Construction Begins

HOLLY PELCZYNSKI – BENNINGTON BANNER Robert Stevens, Owner of M&S Construction offers congratulatory remarks at the celebration of the closing of the Putnam deal.

S&A is happy to congratulate M&S Development, all the organizations & community members responsible for reaching a huge milestone to revitalize downtown Bennington, VT.

For more information about the Putnam Block Redevelopment project visit  :

https://www.reformer.com/stories/putnam-block-financing-deal-done-construction-begins,577216

VIM – Bennington’s Putnam Block, Revitalizing the Past for the Future

Working to revitalize 4 acres and 3 historic buildings in a downtown National Historic District is an extraordinary undertaking. Learn more about this project and how S&A, M&S Development and a dedicated group of organizations are transforming a community by reading, “Bennington’s Putnam Block, Revitalizing the Past for the Future” in Vermont Innovator Magazine – Spring 2019 issue.
 

SNEAPA 2018 Conference

 

Bob Stevens, PE and Craig Miskovich, Esq. will present – “Beating the Odds: Overcoming the Obstacles that Face Economically Challenged Downtown Mixed-Use Projects” at the Southern New England American Planning Association Conference in Hartford, CT on Oct. 19th.

This session will explore which metrics to measure and how to show the value of a project. It also will delve into unique strategies to leverage that value into community support and funding sources.

Please join them for this two-day conference of high quality, hands-on and interactive sessions, mobile workshops, planning law and planning ethics presentations, and member networking.

For more information visit SNEAPA.

 

 

VPR highlighting Urban Planning, Walkable Downtowns and the Community of Brattleboro

Vermont Public Radio recently aired an interesting interview highlighting Urban Planning, Walkable Downtowns and the Community of Brattleboro.  The program focused on a new book titled, Within Walking Distance:  Creating Livable Communities for All by Philip Landgon which features Brattleboro, VT as one of six cities profiled.

To listen click HERE

http://digital.vpr.net/post/within-walking-distance-new-book-highlights-brattleboros-downtown

M&S Development – Working with Communities – Anticipating a Successful Redevelopment Project in Downtown Bennington, Vermont

Bob Stevens, a principal for M&S Development is excited to work with the Bennington Redevelopment Group LLC on the Putnum Block Redevelopment project.  Read more about this exciting downtown revitalization effort in Business View Magazine.

Bennington Vermont – Moving Forward

 

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt, supports redevelopment project in Bennington, VT.

Stevens & Associates is working together with M&S Development and the Bennington Redevelopment Group to provide design services for the Putnum Block project.  The Bennington Banner reported last week that U.S. Rep. Peter Welch supports this major downtown redevelopment effort.  Bob Stevens, President of S&A and Principal for M&S Development offers insights within the article.

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/localnews/ci_30510986/u-s-rep-tours-putnam-block-pledges-support

 

S&A Welcomes Bob Crego, Project Manager To Their Team

Stevens & Associates welcomes Bob Crego to their team as a Project Manager for Development. Crego brings with him over 25 years of professional experience in the community development field, largely as an affordable housing developer.  In addition to his role as the founding director for Valley Cares, Inc. in Townshend, VT, Crego’s past experience includes organizational and project development, financing management, grant writing, and business planning.  He is currently working on several projects in development, including the redevelopment of a four-acre block of land and historic building at the Four Corners in Bennington.   Known as the Putnam Block Redevelopment, the project would consist of mixed use downtown space with offices, retail, and apartments.

Stevens & Associates and Hilltop Montessori School Wins Award for the Hilltop Arts Barn

S&A and the Hilltop Montessori School are proud to accept a 2016 Merit Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont for the Hilltop Arts Barn project. This complex design included an innovative structural use of premanufactured insulated panels to support high walls and large roof loads.  “Thank You” to everyone who helped to create this beautiful multipurpose space.

 

Bob Stevens – Panelist at the VBSR’s 25th Annual Spring Conference

Bob Stevens will join Tad Cooke, New Moran, Inc. as a panelist at the VBSR’s 25th Annual Spring Conference on May 13th.  Bob will address the challenges faced during the Brooks House renovation and the available tools used to complete the project.

Date: Wednesday May 13th, 2015

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: University of Vermont’s Davis Center

VT Development Conference in Burlington, VT

Back in December we attended the Vermont Development Conference in Burlington, VT to see what else is going on in the great state of Vermont.  Included at the conference were lots of great presenters discussing development strategy, financing packages, key stakeholders, design, and successful projects around the state.  And one of those projects was the Brooks House presented by Bob Stevens. A big thanks to White + Burke for putting it on. Here’s one of a few videos from the key speakers: