CONGRATULATION TO KARL NORWOOD, SIOR and SIOR EMERITUS
Karl Norwood, SIOR is celebrating 40 years as an SIOR member since joining in 1981 and is a SIOR Emeritus. Karl’s dedication and hard work is an inspiration to the Chapter. He served as Chapter President in the mid-1980s. Karl is the founder and President of The Norwood Group in Bedford, NH. He founded the company in 1968 with his wife, Louise. Headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire, the company provides specialized brokerage and development services throughout New Hampshire. The firm also provides outsourcing of real estate services to major corporations in North America. Karl’s remarkable life story starts as a milkman in NH that led to being a residential broker. From residential he and Louise started The Norwood Group that then added other divisions.
Karl is also a CCIM and was Chapter President in the 1980s. He also earned his Counselor of Real Estate designation. The Norwood Group at one time was one of the largest real estate firms in New England with hundreds of brokers working in the residential division, commercial division and a Boston international division. Karl opened a MA commercial office in 1982 and moved the firm from brokerage into commercial and industrial development. Karl closed one of the largest brokerage deals in the 1980s in Greenland, NH. He developed corporate offices in Westboro, MA and flex buildings in Chelmsford, Billerica and Woburn, MA as well as other locations in NH. The firm joined the NAI family in the 2000s in which he serves as Principal of The Norwood Group.
Karl Norwood's real estate experience is multi-faceted, from multi-family to office and industrial properties. His relationships with international clients have led to consulting assignments and joint ventures. The firm has developed, managed and/or owned over $100 million dollars of residential, commercial and industrial properties. In the last several years the firm has developed over 200,000 square feet of self-storage space. In 2008 Karl returned to residential real estate, opening up "The Norwood Group" office in Amherst, NH. His clients include, BBA Group, BTR Sealing Systems Group, Elliot Hospital, FCI USA, Inc., Home Depot, J. Jill Group, Marriott Courtyard, Signature Flight Support.
Congratulations again to Karl.