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Partner Contracting Completes Renovated Space for Art with a Heart
Partner Contracting recently completed a 8,000SF+ renovation of the former Evergreen Health space at the Mill No. 1 Building at 3000 Falls Road in Hamden for the new tenant Art with a Heart.

Harkins Announces Long-Planned Leadership Change
Harkins President Gary Garofalo Succeeds Dick Lombardo as CEO Larry Kraemer to COO
With the retirement of Dick Lombardo on January 2, Harkins president Gary Garofalo has assumed the additional role and responsibilities of CEO, setting and managing the strategic goals of the company and serving as the main point of communication between the board of directors and Harkins’ business operations. Larry Kraemer has taken over from Gary as COO, with the construction vice presidents reporting to him. Dick will continue to serve on the Harkins Board of Directors.

Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander, LLC (RS&F) Completes Move to Towson, MD
Approaching its 40th anniversary, regional business consulting and accounting firm rebrands with new office space. RS&F one of the region’s premier and largest business consulting and accounting firms, has completed the move to its new headquarters located at 405 York Road in Towson, MD. The unique new space, formerly a retail space, is approximately 14,000 square feet and located in Towson Commons.

Lewis Contractors Honored with Four Recent Awards for Restoration and Sustainability
Lewis Contractors was recently recognized with four awards—three for restoration of historic buildings and a fourth for the construction of an innovative laboratory dedicated to research associated with Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay from the Maryland Historic Trust, Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County and the US Green Building Council.

Merritt Properties Secures Additional Capital Investment of up to $400 million from Almanac Realty Investors
Merritt Properties announced today that it has entered into an agreement with an investment fund managed by Almanac Realty Investors (“Almanac”), under which the fund has committed up to $400 million of capital. It is expected that the investment will allow Merritt Properties to grow its portfolio by 20 to 30 percent through the acquisition, development and redevelopment of primarily industrial properties in the Baltimore-Washington corridor and other target markets.