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Work begins on Frank Jones Warehouse in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH – The historic Frank Jones Warehouse on Market Street is undergoing a transformation. The historic restoration and addition will be constructed on the designs of CJ Architects of Portsmouth. The developer, Aland Realty, chose CJ Architects for the project given its success working in Portsmouth’s Historic District as well as its reputation for creating [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:29:51+00:00 November 15th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Big Portsmouth project to begin in North End despite appeal

PORTSMOUTH — Engineers are scheduled to begin work this week at the site of the NorthEnd Portsmouth mixed-use development. Paul Young, spokesperson for developer Chris Thompson, said the work is moving forward at the downtown site despite the fact the project’s approval has been appealed to the state Supreme Court. Engineers from Ransom Consulting of [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:30:03+00:00 October 31st, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Optima Bank Expanding in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Optima Bank & Trust is expanding again, this time in downtown Portsmouth. The bank is leasing space and expanding into the ground floor at 143 Daniel St., according to Daniel Morrison, the bank's chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Our corporate headquarters and most of our operations will remain in our current location at Two Harbour [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:30:18+00:00 June 6th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Architect looks at Future of Portsmouth’s North End

PORTSMOUTH – Carla Goodknight is preparing for a bittersweet move. Gooodknight is the principal architect and owner of CJ Architects, located for the past 12 years on the second floor of 4 Market St. in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. Come October, or thereabouts, she and her team of six employees will move to new [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:38:32+00:00 August 23rd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

‘Simply the Most Remarkable Design’

PORTSMOUTH - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty announced it is now offering tours of the new project at 233 Vaughan St. The development broke ground in January and will be ready for occupancy next spring. Eric Chinburg, president of Chinburg Properties and one of the principal partners of the project, said the building is unique [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:39:33+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|News, Uncategorized|

HarborCorp Mixed-Use Development

PORTSMOUTH — An updated version of the proposed HarborCorp mixed-use development will offer the city a project that will reinvigorate part of the North End that is now a parking lot. This building will feature a 98-room hotel, 24 condominiums, a Whole Foods Market with a conference center above it, more than 500 parking spaces, a [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:30:53+00:00 November 17th, 2014|News, Uncategorized|

HDC Approves Addition to Market Street Building

PORTSMOUTH — Revised plans for a 3-story addition on an empty lot next to the old Frank Jones grain building, at 173-175 Market St., were approved by the Historic District Commission Wednesday night. City Planner Nick Cracknell noted that some of the changes to the plans since the project was last presented include buried utility [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:31:07+00:00 September 11th, 2014|News, Uncategorized|

Vaughan Street building design deserves praise

It is rare, if ever, that our editorial board has championed the design of a new building in downtown Portsmouth. However, the conceptual 233 Vaughan St. is worthy of praise. It is rare, if ever, that our editorial board has championed the design of a new building in downtown Portsmouth. However, the conceptual 233 Vaughan [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:40:38+00:00 August 3rd, 2013|News, Uncategorized|

Vaughan Street development project revived

PORTSMOUTH — After years of delays, developers of a four-story, mixed-use building proposed for the city's Northern Tier returned to City Hall on Tuesday, ready to begin work on the major downtown development. The project, proposed for 233 Vaughan St., calls for retail space on the first floor and residential units on the upper floors. [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:45:51+00:00 July 24th, 2013|News, Uncategorized|