HARTFORD, Conn. - Shawmut National Corp. said it would resume in February a realty auction disrupted by the big December storm.

About 35 of 166 New England properties were sold during the auction on Dec. 12 and 13 in Hartford and Boston.

The book value of the entire commercial real estate offering was put at $35 million. The sale is part of Shawmut's plan to cut its $ 1.1 billion of nonperforming assets, which make up 7.63% of loans and foreclosed properties.

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