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KeyBank donates $300,000 to Preble Street


Preble Street, a Portland nonprofit focused on reducing homelessness, will receive $300,000 from KeyBank’s charitable arm.

Bates Mill No. 5 cleanup application to be resubmitted

A funding setback delayed a brownfields cleanup at Bates Mill No. 5, but planned tenants are still looking to move in.

Portland developer moves into Biddeford market

Developer Jim Brady, who was instrumental in the effort to redevelop the old Portland Co. site at 58 Fore St., is now looking to Biddeford.

Women to Watch: Deirdre Wadsworth, Hardypond Construction

Laurie Schreiber |

Faced with an enormous hive of 100,000 honeybees found in the walls of a renovation project, other general contractors might have called the exterminator.

Women to Watch 2017

Mainebiz is proud to present the 2017 Women to Watch. This year we had so many great nominees, we named five honorees instead of the traditional four. They come from a range of industries...

Denver firm invests $21 million in Maine affordable/senior housing

Laurie Schreiber |

Steele Properties — a Denver real estate company specializing in affordable housing — announced the $21 million acquisition and renovation of seven Section 8 multi-family and senior...

Two Maine houses with literary ties hit the market

Maine is known for its literary history, and now two houses with literary ties have hit the real estate market in Maine.

West Elm now plans hotel for 58 Fore St. complex

Peter Van Allen |

West Elm Hotels announced today its plans for a 150-room boutique hotel in Portland's East End, in what's being called Portland Foreside — the former Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St.

RAM Cos. sells 136-unit apartment complex in South Portland

James McCarthy |

RiverPlace, a 136-unit luxury apartment complex in South Portland overlooking the Portland skyline, has been sold to RiverPlace Properties LLC. The sale price was not disclosed.

Prominent chef transforming colonial Buxton homestead into classic smokehouse-restaurant

Laurie Schreiber |

A prominent chef bought a 1780 colonial homestead in Buxton for $230,000, eyeing it as the ideal spot for an old-style New England smokehouse and restaurant.