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Beltonti Companies is constructing a mixed-use development with residential, office and retail components in Rocky Hill, CT.

Belfonti Companies Start Mixed-Use in Rocky Hill on Former Ames HQ Site

Belfonti Companies has purchased a 12.7-acre site that formerly housed the now defunct Ames headquarters in Rocky Hill, CT. The company plans to erect a mixed-use property on the with 213 residential units, 5,000 square feet of office space and 15,000 square feet of retail.

Bankwell Bank provided the land loan, its second with Beflonti Companies.

Demolition of the Ames building is underway; the new residential development will be called “Kelson Row” and the retail portion will be called “The Shoppes at Kelson Row.”

“The choice of name comes from the town of Rocky Hill’s historical significance as a ship-building community,” said Ray Carpentino, economic development director for the Town of Rocky Hill.  “The word ‘kelson’ is a derivative of ‘keelson’, which is the reinforcing structural member or backbone on top of the keel in the hull of a wooden vessel.”

Studio Architects is providing architectural services and SLR Consulting is handling engineering services for Kelson Row.


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