Category: Insights

Downtown Portland

Multifamily: The Effects of Portland’s Inclusionary Zoning

January 26, 2022

In November 2020, Portland passed a significant new referendum for the city. Colloquially known as the “Green New Deal,” the referendum primarily addressed energy efficiency standards on new construction, but also included a change to the inclusionary zoning (IZ) provision that exacerbated the already-strict affordable housing requirements around new development. It has been a year since that referendum went into … Continue reading Multifamily: The Effects of Portland’s Inclusionary Zoning

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Cross-Laminated Timber Office Building in Maine

Development Spotlight: Beyond the Peninsula

January 27, 2022

These days, when people think of Maine, they often think of Portland. As Maine’s largest city and business hub, Portland is celebrated for its award-winning restaurants and brewery scene, historic Old Port, and working waterfront. So much so, that robust real estate demand over the past decade has left limited development sites on the Portland peninsula. With record-high price points … Continue reading Development Spotlight: Beyond the Peninsula

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COVETRUS Maine Office Building

The Rise of Maine’s Startup Community

January 27, 2022

The Maine business world is made up of many diverse industries—animal health, beer, seafood, agriculture, wellness, technology—we are a melting pot of innovation.  All of these companies have something in common: they began as an idea. But ideas do not just turn into successful companies on their own. What makes the Maine startup community so robust? “The most important thing … Continue reading The Rise of Maine’s Startup Community

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The Boulos Company's Manchester NH Brokerage Office

Manchester Brokerage Office Joins The Boulos Company

January 11, 2022

Manchester, New Hampshire, and Portland, Maine, January 10, 2022: The Boulos Company, Northern New England’s commercial real estate market leader, is excited to announce that it is expanding its operations, and welcomes the brokerage team of Roger Dieker, Mike Tamposi, Chris Healey, and Transaction Manager, Karen Gazzara to their new office at 650 Elm Street, Manchester, NH. A Transition from … Continue reading Manchester Brokerage Office Joins The Boulos Company

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How Will COVID-19 Change the Office?

November 29, 2021

Drew Sigfridson, SIOR, Managing Director The world is changing fast and office users are in the forefront of that change. It is no secret that the way companies use office space is facing a transformation. This time last year, uncertainty reigned supreme in the office market. The Boulos Company conducted a survey in their Maine and New Hampshire markets. They asked … Continue reading How Will COVID-19 Change the Office?

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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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Where Is Maine Working? V.2

October 29, 2021

Where is Maine Working? V.2 The WFH Office Impact Survey In February 2021, The Boulos Company released the results of the “Where’s Maine Working” survey – which detailed the impacts of COVID-19 on Maine’s Commercial Office Market. The factors that impact the market now include staggered office-reopening plans, a tightening labor market, and a full spectrum of hybrid work plans … Continue reading Where Is Maine Working? V.2

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Land For Sale - Casco

Let’s Talk About Buying Commercial Land

October 12, 2021

Katherine Gemmecke, Associate Haven’t found the “perfect” fit for your business needs in an existing building? Developing a raw or an underutilized piece of land could be a great option to consider. However, before diving headfirst, you should understand the process behind purchasing and developing land. It may appear to be a simple process, but there are several factors to … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Buying Commercial Land

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Augusta Investment - Glenridge

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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Central Maine Industrial Market

Central & Midcoast Maine Industrial Market Update

August 31, 2021

Nick Lucas, Associate Broker As we near the fourth quarter of 2021, we wanted to provide an update on Maine’s industrial market and to highlight the significant deals and projects we are seeing north of greater Portland. The industrial sector remains red hot throughout the entire state of Maine. Much like Southern Maine, the Midcoast and Central Maine areas have … Continue reading Central & Midcoast Maine Industrial Market Update

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Portsmouth Center

New Hampshire Seacoast Mid-Year Office Market Update

August 3, 2021

As of August 1st 2021, we are beginning to get a better picture of the overall health of the New Hampshire Seacoast office market. Every December, The Boulos Company completes a Market Outlook reviewing the current office and industrial vacancy, as well as forecasting for the upcoming year. Most years, we feel very confident in our predictions and history shows that … Continue reading New Hampshire Seacoast Mid-Year Office Market Update

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Lewiston-Auburn Mid-Year Market Outlook

July 27, 2021

Noah Stebbins, Associate Lewiston-Auburn has emerged as a popular market for developers and businesses, as motivated city officials aim to spur new development. Although new development initiatives in both cities are focused on addressing the housing shortage, there are several notable projects that will transform each city and businesses have taken notice. Local and national companies of all types continue … Continue reading Lewiston-Auburn Mid-Year Market Outlook

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