Category: Maine

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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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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Mid-Year Update: Downtown Class A Office Space

June 30, 2021

  Samantha Marinko, Associate In January, The Boulos Company released the 2021 Annual Market Outlook, which gives an overview of Maine’s commercial real estate market. The numbers spoke and the effect of the pandemic was evident, particularly when considering the vacancy rate in Class A office buildings in downtown Portland. However, the last six months suggest that the winds may … Continue reading Mid-Year Update: Downtown Class A Office Space

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Rising Construction Costs and Challenges in 2021

May 27, 2021

Brice O’Connor, Associate Broker Whether you are working on a multi-million dollar commercial development, an office buildout, or simply remodeling your home, you have likely experienced the increasing costs and challenges of the construction process in 2021. Material and labor costs rose sharply through 2020 and continue to climb early in 2021. A report published by Verisk Analytics showed that … Continue reading Rising Construction Costs and Challenges in 2021

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Retail on Wheels: The Value of Drive-Thrus

May 26, 2021

Joseph Italiaander, Associate Broker Originally featured in our 2021 Greater Portland Market Outlook. 2020 has been an unprecedented year in every way, shape, and form. In just nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has structurally impacted the world in ways that could not have been imagined a year ago, and commercial real estate is no exception to shifting trends. The retail … Continue reading Retail on Wheels: The Value of Drive-Thrus

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