Masonic Temple Site in West Hartford

2014-07-31 Former Masonic Temple

The new owners of the Masonic Temple in West Hartford Center have knocked the building down. This is what the site looked like from the top of the Town Center Garage at the end of July – demolition appeared complete. Their vision for the site includes a new building with 21 one bedroom apartments over ground level retail. There will also be a 21 space secure parking garage under the building for residential tenants. Construction

18 Thomson Road, West Hartford

This move-in condition Colonial is in a great West Hartford Center location, a quick walk from all of the shops and restaurants in the Center and Blue Back Square. The formal living room is a nice size and has a wood burning fireplace and bay window. It opens to a sunroom in the rear overlooking the level yard. The dining room features wainscoting and connects to a kitchen with eat-in space. There is an updated

Celebrate West Hartford 2011

Gather ’round everyone, it’s once again time to “Celebrate! West Hartford.” This year’s festival marks the 25th anniversary of the event and will be held on June 11th and 12th, 2011 on the Town Hall property in the Center. It will have all the usual attractions, including craft booths, rides, food carts, petting zoo, booths for local businesses/organizations, and a trolley. Saturday’s musical entertainment looks to be high school jazz bands, while Sunday has a

Boomers Boomerang Back into Town

This Sunday’s Hartford Courant had an interesting piece by Tom Condon titled “Subdivisions On Way Out?” It is definitely worth a read if you were focused on other things yesterday, like spending time with your mother or enjoying the beautiful weather. The basic thesis is that a confluence of trends will lead to more large houses for sale in the suburbs than buyers who will be interested in purchasing them. Supply will come from the

Buyers: Get Your Act Together

This past weekend I held an open house at 55 Grennan, in the heart of West Hartford Center. For those that don’t know, the West Hartford Center market is very active, and right now strongly favors sellers. Homes that are priced properly tend to sell very quickly because there are many buyers and agents on the lookout for opportunities. Our listing went under contract shortly before the open house. Since it’s virtually impossible to cancel