Archive for February 2016

TFMoran Named 2016 “Best of Business” in Engineering Category

TFMoran, Inc. has been selected for the fourth straight year as “Best Engineering Firm” in New Hampshire Business Review’s BOB Awards reader’s survey, which honors the best of business in New Hampshire in over 90 categories. TFMoran was established in 1968 and is involved in major engineering projects throughout New Hampshire and the northeast.

“We are grateful to the readers of NHBR for this special recognition, now four years in a row,” says Robert Duval, president of TFMoran. “The credit belongs to our staff, who show their commitment to client service every day, ‘going the extra mile’ for our clients. We are proud of the reputation we have earned for first-class engineering, survey, and landscape architectural services.”

TFMoran and the other winners will be honored on Thursday, March 3rd at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. Click here to see the full list of winners and to register for the pirate-themed BOB Awards Party.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit New Horizons for NH.


TFMoran, Inc. Acquires Auburn, NH-Based Engineering Firm & Staff

TFMoran has announced the purchase of Auburn, NH-based structural engineering firm, Steffensen Engineering Associates, Inc.

The acquisition began after Steffensen Engineering’s President and Founder; Peter Steffensen announced his retirement late last year after more than 40 years as a Structural Engineer. “TFMoran would like to congratulate and thank Peter Steffensen for his years of service to the New Hampshire engineering community. We are proud to have Steffensen Engineering become part of TFMoran. We are also happy to announce that Steffensen’s two project managers, Stephen Richard and Louis Cote have joined our structural team and will continue to provide their long-term clients with excellent structural engineering services”, said Paul Sbacchi, PE, TFMoran’s Chief Structural Engineer.

Steve Richard and Lou Cote have over 60 years of combined experience in the design of various building types, including educational, commercial, industrial, residential, multi-family and renovation projects. We welcome Steve and Lou to our Structural Design Team!


TFM Projects featured in NHBR Real Estate & Construction News Roundup

On January 27, 2016 New Hampshire Business Review’s weekly electronic newsletter “Real Estate & Construction News Roundup” featured several projects TFMoran is providing engineering services for: The Glen House Hotel, Whole Foods Market and Murphy’s Taproom.

The highlighted project, the Glen House Hotel, TFM Structural Engineers are providing design services for a 67-room hotel to be built in Pinkham Notch. “The hotel would also have a pool and restaurant and half of its rooms would have balconies facing Mt. Washington.”, according to the article. The project architect, BMA Architectural Group of Amherst, NH and owners Mount Washington Summit Road Company, expect construction to begin this spring. This will be the fifth Glen House Hotel since the first opened in 1852. To read the full article click here.

Another article references a survey resulting in the value of homes appreciating faster if in the neighborhood of a Whole Foods Market and/or a Trader Joe’s.  Click here for the full article. A new Whole Foods Market is currently under construction in Bedford, NH at the new Goffe Mill Plaza on South River Road (U.S. Route 3). TFMoran provided surveying, civil/site design, permitting, traffic engineering and landscape architecture. The Whole Foods Market expects to open this spring. PROCON is the design/build contractor.

Murphy’s Taproom gets green light to build on old Weathervane site”  is a link to a Union Leader article. TFMoran provided services for survey, civil/site design, permitting, structural and traffic engineering, and landscape architecture for this project recently approved. Construction is expected to begin in the spring. Warrenstreet Architects of Concord, NH is the project architect.