Elm Grove Companies is named the 2013 NH Real Estate Business of the Year

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Elm Grove Companies
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Elm Grove Companies is named the 2013 NH Real Estate Business of the Year
Manchester – Business NH Magazine recently recognized Elm Grove Companies as the 2013 Business of the Year for a Construction/Engineering/Real Estate firm.
Business NH Magazine was started in 1983 as New Hampshire’s first statewide monthly business publication, but overtime has developed a readership of 50,000. The magazine focuses on in-depth business coverage, showcasing the strength of the New Hampshire’s business community.

There are decades of real estate experience between Elm Grove’s top executives Co-CEO’s David Schleyer and Newton Kershaw III and newly appointed COO Chris Schleyer. Recently, the Manchester Historic Association awarded Elm Grove Companies with the Neighborhood Improvement Award for the rehabilitation of the historic Allyson Apartments at 307 Merrimack Street. This company has made great strides to preserve the integrity of historic buildings and landmarks in the Manchester community. Additionally, Elm Grove’s COO Chris Schleyer has volunteered to serve on the Bed Bug Action Committee to teach and inform other landlords on how to battle the bed bug infestations that have affected many in the community.

Although Elm Grove Companies and its executives are involved with many community and nonprofit organizations, Elm Grove has formed a close relationship with the The Way Home, a local nonprofit that helps the homeless to find affordable housing. Elm Grove purchased $10,000 in tax credits to aid in fundraising efforts to build housing for homeless veterans. The company also manages buildings with The Way Home and offers apartments below market rent to the chronically homeless and their families.

Elm Grove Companies is one of the premier property management, real estate and development firms in the area. Under the umbrella of Elm Grove Companies consists three subsidiaries; Elm Grove Property Management, Elm Grove Realty, and Kindler Development Group. The company owns and manages over 800 units with offices in Manchester, Pittsfield and Franklin. Elm Grove has brokered, bought and sold over 150 homes, multi-families and commercial buildings, has renovated over 500 distressed properties, and has participated in several major construction and development projects.

“We are extremely honored to be receiving the 2013 Business of the Year Award.” said Elm Grove Companies COO Chris Schleyer. “We would not have been able to reach this company milestone without the continued efforts by the entire Elm Grove team. We envision strong and persistent growth in the future ahead of us.”
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Teens Robbed of I-pod/Cell Phone


MANCHESTER, NH- On Monday, February 11, 2013, at about 6:30 PM, Manchester Police responded to a Clay Street address for a report of a robbery.  On arrival, they met with two 16 year old Manchester teens who reported they had been the victims of a robbery a short time earlier on Somerville Street, near Belmont Street.


According to the boys, they were walking in the area when they were approached by two men, one of whom demanded their belongings, indicating his companion had a gun, although no gun was observed.


One of the boys surrendered his I-pod Nano and Galaxy S3 cell phone and the men left.  They were last seen leaving the area as passengers in an older, dark colored 4-door sedan operated by a third individual who was possibly wearing a red sweatshirt.


The first suspect was described as a white male in his forties, about 6’3” tall with a slender build and dark “stubble” on his face.  He was last seen wearing a dark colored vest and a green “beanie” style hat.  The second man, alleged to have possessed a gun, was described as a clean-shaven white male in his forties with an average height and build.  He was last seen wearing a camouflage shirt and khaki pants.


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 668-8711.  Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.