Author: Jon Rizzo

The Maine Industrial Market Outlook 2023 Update

March 1, 2023

The 2023 Maine Industrial Market Outlook     By John Rizzo, SIOR | Partner, Broker         Has supply met demand? Has demand softened? It’s a bit complicated right now. We are still living in a market with an approximate two percent vacancy rate for the industrial sector. With that said, we are also living in a new … Continue reading The Maine Industrial Market Outlook 2023 Update

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Maine’s Industrial Market Outlook for 2024

March 19, 2024

Maine’s Industrial Market Outlook for 2024     By Jon Rizzo, SIOR | Partner, Broker       In my 2023 Industrial Market Outlook, I mentioned how the change from a macroeconomic perspective (rising interest rates and inflation) caused a significant slowdown in commercial real estate transaction volume for the second half of the year. There was a disconnect between … Continue reading Maine’s Industrial Market Outlook for 2024

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The Downs: Innovation District

Industrial Market Outlook

January 27, 2022

March 2022 Maine Industrial Market Update: In the first quarter of 2022, Maine’s industrial market has, by and large, played out as most have expected. Out-of-state investment in the industrial market (and in Maine’s CRE markets in general) continues to grow, as lease rates trend closer to double digits in Greater Portland and the Lewiston/Auburn market. Vacancy rates continue to … Continue reading Industrial Market Outlook

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Tenant Representation

March 27, 2019

I was recently talking about work with a friend who’s a financial advisor in New Hampshire. He’s looking to expand out of his home office to grow his practice and was surprised to hear that this is something a commercial real estate broker can help with.  He thought that we only help people buy and sell real estate and list … Continue reading Tenant Representation

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Capital Markets: Where do we stand and where are we going?

September 30, 2021

  Jon Rizzo, Partner As we stand today, investment properties are in high demand, which is a result of low interest rates and pent-up demand from the investment community. With prime investment opportunities moving quickly, staying aware of what product is available, knowing how to get creative to find deals, and keeping ahead of the market’s trajectory can all make … Continue reading Capital Markets: Where do we stand and where are we going?

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The 2021 Greater Portland Industrial Market Update

January 27, 2021

The 2020 overview of Maine’s industrial market looks a lot like 2019’s—strong tenant demand, lack of supply, and an incredibly sought-after investment market. But there is one notable difference. Demand increased even more in 2020, due to COVID-19.

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May 5, 2018

What Opportunity Zones Mean For Investing The pricing that buildings have been trading at over the last 12-18 months has been at such a high level, many commercial real estate property owners are thinking: “Is now the time to sell?” The main concern has been where to reinvest the funds received without paying taxes on any gain from the sale. … Continue reading OPPORTUNITY AWAITS

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