2432 at Bishops Corner Construction

2432 Albany at Bishops Corner

There has been lots of construction at this brick building on Albany Avenue in West Hartford over the past month. The project will convert a former convalescent home that was vacated in 2011 into an apartment community with 64 units ranging in size from studios to two bedrooms. The proposal adds a third level to the structure, and an addition, and works with the existing architectural elements. West Hartford Town Council unanimously approved the proposal

Waiting for Walmart

We’ve been patiently waiting for the Bishop’s Corner “Neighborhood Market by Walmart” to open in West Hartford. What will it be? How will the community respond? Will it be compelling enough to draw us in as regular shoppers? Even though it seems like forever, the official announcement was made less than a year ago. The whole shopping plaza has seen a considerable amount of investment in that time. The current estimate is for Walmart to

News from West Hartford

At the end of last week there were two news stories in which we had the opportunity to contribute. First was a piece in the West Hartford News about the market conditions in West Hartford. The 2011 revaluation and associated grand list are almost complete, just waiting on the final appeals by individual property owners. That process has not seemed to be a big concern to home buyers as sales activity is up over last

11 Miamis Road, West Hartford

This bright and cheery ranch in West Hartford’s Bishops Corner neighborhood is move-in ready with numerous updates. The home offers 3 bedrooms and 1 bath over 1,508 sqft. A spectacular, mature birch tree welcomes you to 11 Miamis Road. Inside, you’re greeted with charming arched doorways and shiny hardwood floors. An oversized living room complete with fireplace and built-ins is a nice place for entertaining. The large dining room overlooks the landscaped backyard. The white

Bring Back Cheese & Stuff

Word on the street is that the Dollar World on Farmington Avenue in the West End of Hartford is moving. Actually it’s the sign in the window that says they’re moving, but word has spread through the neighborhood like the flu through daycare. The locals aren’t upset with Dollar World, it just had the misfortune of leasing the storefront that previously housed the West End organic food institution of Cheese & Stuff. About ten years