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.
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.
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.
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 proudly accepted a 2016 Preservation Award from the Preservation Trust of Vermont in Waterbury, VT. The following video was created by the Preservation Trust of Vermont for the awards ceremony:
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.
Smart Growth America – Walkable real estate development projects and places are on the rise nationwide. LOCUS has looked at how these trends are playing out in Atlanta, Washington, DC, and Boston. They are excited to unveil the fourth report in our WalkUP Wake-Up Call series.
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.
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: