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Shipyard/Vets First Choice project was designed to fit into, transform neighborhood

Maureen Milliken |

Bateman Partners LLC's 86 Newbury project takes mixed use to a whole new level, with everything from a hotel and Shipyard brewery tasting room to Vets First Choice pharmacy, labs and fulfillment.

Portland moves forward on tightening working waterfront zoning

Maureen Milliken |

Portland this week will move forward on a proposed zoning amendment that would block uses like hotels on the water side of Commercial Street, a response to backlash to recent waterfront development...

Geico enters Maine market with new Portland office

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Geico, the nationwide insurance company owned by Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has opened its first office in Maine, staffed by seven licensed agents.

Portland curling club seeks home of its own in tight real estate market

Maureen Milliken |

The Pine Tree Curling Club needs its own dedicated ice to grow the club, but the Portland area's lack of commercial space may be a challenge.

Shipping and distribution startup with Icelandic ties sets course for Portland

Renee Cordes |

Six years after Eimskip moved its U.S. headquarters to Portland, another company doing business between Iceland and North America aims to make its mark in Maine's largest city. The future newcomer is...

Children's Museum & Theatre's executive director will step down, search for successor begins

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A nationwide search is underway for a successor to Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine Executive Director Suzanne Olson, whose retirement was announced today by the museum's board of directors.

Portland’s Danforth Inn sold at auction for reported $1.7M, closed for rest of the month

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Lark Properties, which owns a collection of boutique hotels, has bought the Danforth Inn, a Portland West End property that filed for bankruptcy reorganization last year.

Westin Portland Harborview contracts with global hotel management firm

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Rockbridge, an Ohio-based hotel investment firm, has selected a global hotel management company to manage Westin Portland Harborview hotel, 157 High St., on the corner of Congress Street, in...

Cold storage facility may have new life with Port Authority proposal

Maine Port Authority hopes to leverage $8 million in state funding and use federal tax incentives to spur another $8 million in private investment to erect a cold-storage warehouse that would enhance...

Portland names members of a new city Waterfront Working Group

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Portland has named 10 stakeholders to its new Waterfront Working Group, which will work intensely over the next six months to address key issues during the time a moratorium is in place for...