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Renovation of Former Pittsfield Church Into Apartments Progressing

In 1906 the Berkshire Railway System constructed a building on Seymour Street to host a steam boiler and large electrical generators to power the trolley cars going up and down North Street. Six years later the facility was too small. The railroad built a new one on East Street and vacated the Seymour Street building. The Polish community, however, saw that all other groups had their own churches and started petitioning the Catholic Diocese of Springfield for one. In 1921, the diocese grante

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Pittsfield Realtor Named 2017 Massachusetts Realtor of the Year

The state’s Realtor of the Year is selected annually from among the nominees of the 13 local associations of Realtors and more than 24,000 Realtors in Massachusetts. Judging for the award is based on service to the local community, business accomplishments, and service to the Realtors organization on the local, state and national levels.

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Mount Greylock Looks to Buy Former Restaurant for Central Office

The Mount Greylock School Committee on Tuesday discussed acquiring a closed restaurant to be the new home of the district's administration. The committee discussed a plan to use part of a $5 million capital endowment from Williams College to purchase the former Taconic Restaurant at the junction of Routes 2 and 7, across from the A-Frame Bakery.

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William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty Welcomes Two Agents

McNair is an experienced agent, who previously was a partner at her own successful real estate firm in the Southern Berkshires and Hilltowns. Born and raised in the Berkshires, Barry grew up in a family of local architects, engineers and contractors, shaping her love for design and renovations at an early age.ful real estate firm in the Southern Berkshires and Hilltowns

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New Agent Joins Burnham Gold Real Estate

Alden, a native of Williamstown, grew up in the Berkshires.

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William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty Welcomes Lenox Agent

After running her own brokerage firm for almost 10 years, Scalise will join William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, where she will offer market exposure with a vast global reach and consistent advertising in venues such as The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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Three Realtors Join Burnam Gold

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Adams Homes Selling Higher Than Assessed Value

Homes in Adams tend to sell 8 to 14 percent higher than their assessed values. "That's a good thing, and it is good to see the values increasing in town," Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco told the Maple Grove Civic Club on Sunday. "North Adams and Pittsfield in their last cycles have seen it a little bit so maybe they are catching up, but we are seeing our values go up."

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Allegrone Finishes Redevelopment of Historic Onota Building

Allegrone Construction has completed a $9 million renovation of the historic Onota Building on North Street. The company held an open house on Wednesday to show off the 25 rental units, rooftop deck, and six retail spaces. Already more than half of the housing units have been leased with move in day just a few weeks away on Nov. 15.

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West to Speak at National Realtors Conference

West will present a session at the conference titled "Basic Principles to Equity Marketing."

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New Clocktower Owners Eye 'Adaptive Reuse' of Historic Building

The new owners of the historic Sheaffer-Eaton mill, now known as the Clocktower Building, are looking to modernize the entire building to fit today's business needs. The building whose anchor tenants include the Berkshire Eagle and Berkshire Health Systems was purchased by Scarafoni Associates under a new holding company Clocktower Partners LLC. for $1 million. In the next few years, the company is looking to invest millions into it to attract small businesses.

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Pittsfield Realtor Named State Realtor of the Year

A realtor since 1988, she has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation, the Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager designation, the Certified Residential Specialist designation, and the Graduate of the Realtor Institute designation.

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Developer Carver Buys Pittsfield Clock Tower Building

Developer David Carver has purchased the Clock Tower building on South Church Street. The building houses the Berkshire Eagle and a number of offices. Recently, the Eagle was told by Media News Group to a team of investors but the building remained in the hands of the the parent company Digital First Media. Carver, in part of a new enterprise Clock Tower Partners, LLC. has purchased the building an has plans for a multi-year renovation.

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North Adams Church Selling Downtown Building

First Congregational Church is selling off retail property on Ashland Street that it's owned for more than 100 years. Lois Daunis, a member of the congregation's Facilities Committee, said the decision was made in late 2014 to divest the 1960-building because it no longer suited the church's needs.

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Local Developers Put Adams' Jones Block Back on Track

The languishing Jones Block development is back on track. The Park Street building and the adjacent Carlow building were purchased on Thursday for $250,000 by real estate developers Peter West and Corey Bishop as Adams Park Street LLC.

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