June 17, 2013: CT & W MA SIOR has an Active Spring
The Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Chapter of SIOR recently participated in a Habitat For Humanity build project in Bridgeport. The Chapter also held a benefit concert for Habitat featuring the blues band - Roomful of Blues and raised almost $17,000 from ticket sales and generous contributions. Finally, the Chapter held a golf tournament and its summer meeting at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull.
Additional information can be found here:
SIOR Press Release 06 13 13
April 14, 2013: Message from Chapter President Bruce Wettenstein
CT & W MA Chapter SIOR President Bruce Wettenstein discusses upcoming legislative issues, the current market and the Chapter's sponsorship of the June 11 concert to benefit Habitat for Humanity. See the full text here:: SIOR Chapter President's Message
March 07, 2013: SIOR CT & W MA Chapter meets at Mory's, New Haven
The Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Chapter of SIOR held their Spring meeting at Mory's, a Yale Tradition on March 4, 2013. The full press release can be downloaded here:
SIOR Press Release 3 07 13.pdf
February 11, 2013: SIOR CT and W MA Chapter Releases Semi-Annual Survey Results
SIOR member predictions for market conditions in 2013 are optimistic. Read the full analysis of the survey as well as a recap of SIOR member transaction here:
SIOR Press Release 02 11 13.pdf
January 28, 2013: SIORs at Matthews Commercial and CBRE announce 120,500 sf lease
Ed Godin, SIOR from Mathews Commercial Properties and and Bill Bronson, SIOR and Chris Metcalfe from CB Richard Ellis recently announced the lease of 120,500 sf warehouse and office space in the Newington Business Park to The Davidson Co., New England's largest specialty foods distributor. Godin represented the tenant and Bronson/Metcalfe represented the Landlord.
January 28, 2013: Two SIORs from Vidal-Wettenstein close $18MM deal
Bruce Wettenstein, SIOR and David Fugitt, SIOR of Vidal-Wettenstein announce the sale of 1365-1391 Post Road East, Westport. The property - 3.47 acres improved with 2 buildings totalling 50,000 sf was recently sold to an investment consortium for $18,250,000. lick on the following link for the full press release: 1365-1391 Post Rd Press Release
January 14, 2013: SIOR CT W-MA Chapter Awards University of Connecticut Scholarships
Storrs, CT: The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Industrial and
Office Realtors (SIOR) is pleased to announce recent University of Connecticut Scholarship
recipients for the 2012/2013 academic year.
A total of $18,000 was awarded to three deserving students from UCONN’s School of Business. The scholarships are funded from the Chapter sponsored Samuel F. Pierson and Carl F. Traub scholarships, with matching funds provided by The SIOR Foundation.
The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts SIOR Chapter is delighted to acknowledge the scholarship
recipients: Brittani Clayton, Michael Hovey, and Frances (Frankie) Gibbons. All the recipients are
Deans List students.
The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts SIOR Chapter has two scholarship funds: The first is in honor of Samuel F. Pierson, a long-time member and past national president of the society, and the other in memory of Carl F. Traub, another long-time chapter member who had a significant positive impact on the commercial real estate industry. The Chapter’s scholarships are supported with matching funds from the SIOR Foundation (SIORF). The Chapter has awarded over $300,000 to deserving students at the University of Connecticut’s School of Business concentrating in Real Estate.
For the full press release, please click on the following link:
SIOR Press Release 01 11 13.pdf