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Former Tim Hortons site will become Dunkin' Donuts

Laurie Schreiber |

A former Tim Hortons site for sale in Augusta and on the "a.m." side of the street finds a ready buyer in a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee looking for a high-traffic-volume location.

Report: Maine Mall’s J.C. Penney store could face closure

J.C.Penney’s South Portland store is among 39 earmarked by an analyst for possible closure.

Auburn medical tourism stalls for lack of investors

A $40 million proposal to create a Chinese medical tourism facility in Auburn has stalled, with its backers saying the project is still looking for investors to proceed.

Hotelier buys Lincolnville's iconic Lobster Pound in auction

The Lobster Pound, which closed after last season, has been purchased by Danny and Carla Lafayette, whose Lafayette Hotels group owns the Holiday Inn by the Bay and Fireside Inns & Suites in Maine.

Lewiston Mall hit with more vacancies

Lewiston Mall, which has lost several tenants, including Sears, in recent years, has two more vacancies coming up.

Key votes set for Colby's residential complex in downtown Waterville

Waterville City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on creating a tax increment financing district for Colby College's planned $25 million residential complex on the northeast tip of The Concourse...

With recent deal, Antigoni's Pizza will expand to Augusta

Laurie Schreiber |

The owner of Antigoni's Pizza in Lewiston purchased a former Pizza Hut building at 23 Bangor St. in Augusta for $340,000. The building was on the market for four years.

Inside the Real Estate Insider: It's about the people, not just the numbers

Laurie Schreiber |

When I took on the Real Estate Insider a year ago, I didn't know exactly what I was in for. Frankly, I thought it would be a "just the facts, ma'am" type of beat —...

Housing in Maine becomes less affordable in 2016


MaineHousing's 2016 Housing Affordability Index, an analysis of median incomes, home prices and apartment rents, shows that statewide home ownership became less affordable after two years of...

Machias Savings opens Portland branch


Machias Savings Bank has opened a new branch at 193 Middle St. in Portland on Feb. 27.