Portland’s B&M Baked Beans factory to be replaced with Roux Institute campus

Chris Romano  /   September 8, 2021

Plans are underway for a technology and education campus to replace the B&M Beans plant in Portland, reflecting the changing culture and economy of the city.

A nonprofit representing the Roux Institute at Northeastern University is buying the iconic waterfront factory and plans to build a public-private complex with classrooms, research space, offices, housing, shops, restaurants, a hotel and public parkland on the 13.5-acre parcel.

Tony McDonald, Partner at The Boulos Company, served as an advisor for the Institute for Digital Engineering and Life Sciences (IDEALS) in their site search for the development of the new campus for The Roux Institute.

Read the full Portland Press Herald article here: https://www.pressherald.com/2021/08/30/roux-institute-to-convert-portlands-bm-beans-factory-into-technology-campus/