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For the energy/environment focus, Mainebiz looks at the increased use of heat pumps for commercial buildings, as well as how the energy industry is tackling the labor shortage.
As much as the real estate market has been affected by higher interest rates, a shortage of supply and even Mother Nature, developers have continued to break ground on new projects in Maine.
This winter is already making itself known, and we still have at least two months to go.
The economy has been remarkably resilient coming out of the pandemic, but businesspeople polled by Mainebiz are still cautious about the outlook for 2024.
Mainebiz will mark its 30th anniversary in 2024. For many of those 30 years, the Book of Lists has been a mainstay.
While the number of manufacturing jobs in Maine has fallen from historic levels in the early 1990s — when there were as many as 95,000 workers — the number has rebounded from the low of 45,000 in April 2020, according to the Federal Reserve Bank
A checking account seems like a relic of the past, especially with options like automated payments, debit cards and Venmo.
Maine's recently enacted paid leave law is designed to offer comfort to employees who are dealing with the illness of family members or people close to them.
When I was growing up, the youngest child in a family of five, there was an implied pecking order. You always knew where you stood. Thankfully, my siblings and I all took different career paths.
For our focus on the midcoast and Downeast, Mainebiz found some old-school industries have come up with new ways of doing business.
Even as Maine community Foundation's grantmaking has grown, the needs and challenges in our communities have too.
Maine is seeing a range of investment and innovation in the area of health care.
Entrepreneurs are used to failure, rejection and being called crazy. A brick wall is just catnip for someone crazy enough to launch a startup. We see people take on this journey but often give little notice to what it takes to start a successful
Regarding the article published in Mainebiz from the print edition of June 12, “With Projects Underway, Waterville’s Downtown is Taking on New Life”, we want to correct the statement that “Waterville was a victim of urban renewal in the 1960s.”
Loring had a long history as an Air Force base, brief notoriety for being the site of a Phish concert and now another life as a business park.
As Senior Writer Renee Cordes notes in her story, Loring has some major plans in the works.
Looking back on the breakneck pace of change in the past three years, it seems like every year has brought a new set of challenges.