<b>Dana Totman, left, a</b>nd <b>Greg Payne</b> of <b>Avesta Housing</b>, a leading developer of affordable housing.

Pipeline grows, but demand for affordable housing continues to surge

Renee Cordes |

Avesta Housing President and CEO Dana Totman says demand for affordable housing in southern Maine far exceeds supply. In 2018 alone, Avesta reports it had 4,046 applicants for 373 vacancies.

<b>Stacey Neumann</b>, a partner at <b>Murray Plumb & Murray</b>, at the firm's office in Portland.

Pro bono work a labor of love for Portland attorney Stacey Neumann

Renee Cordes |

Stacey Neumann is a partner at Portland law firm Murray Plumb & Murray, where she chairs the criminal/white collar defense and employment practice groups. She also does a lot of pro bono work, which...


A look back: Waterville loses jobs in shirt and paper manufacturing

With all the news coming out of Waterville regarding its downtown investment and expansion at Colby College, it's hard to fathom the upheaval seen in December 1994.

Focus on Greater Portland
Jim Brady, president and director of Fathom Cos., which is planning a hotel at 1 Center St. in Portland.

Hotel development is booming in Portland ... but questions abound over how much is too much

Laurie Schreiber |

A decade of growth of new hotels in Portland and southern Maine doesn't seem to have an end in sight, thanks to a growing market of consumers...

Southern Maine roundup: Scarborough real estate heats up; Sanford upgrades broadband network

Peter Van Allen |

SCARBOROUGH — An 80-acre parcel will be set aside as an industrial and business park in the redevelopment of Scarborough Downs.


With trade tensions, what's next for Maine's global trade?

Last year was fraught with challenges for any company involved in international trade.

How to: Three tips for improving your leadership performance

BY Rob Neal

A senior vice president for a mid-size logistics company I was coaching last year asked me, "What's this executive leadership...


Maine's largest employee-owned businesses

Ranked by number of Maine employees

RankEmployee-owned businessNo. of Maine employees
1Cianbros Cos., Pittsfield1,093
2Sargent Corp., Stillwater430

Source: Each business via survey

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