How to relocate your industrial business in a tight real estate market

The industrial real estate market continues to face historically low vacancy rates – currently at 1.91%. In this How-To article, our Designated Broker Justin Lamontagne shares his pro tips on navigating today’s industrial market. Read “How to relocate your industrial business in a tight real estate market” on

How to move your commercial office space

We are experts in finding the perfect space for our clients…. but after moving into new space ourselves, we have even more insight to share! Check out this Mainebiz article “How to move your commercial office space” written by our Designated Broker, Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, SIOR. Read here on

New Office, New Hires

Thanks to Mainebiz for a wonderful feature about our recent announcements (Read the story here!). After 20+ years at 10 Dana Street, The Dunham Group will be moving our offices to a beautifully upgraded space at 2 Monument Square in Portland this May. After years of strategic planning, a rebranding, and the recent hiring of… » Read more

Lynch Logistics Expands with 50,000 SF Lease in East Millinocket

Lynch Logistics expands with a 50,000 SF lease in East Millinocket. This new space will grow its footprint to more than 450,000 SF of indoor storage space, plus outdoor space across multiple sites. Congrats to Lynch Logistics and the Town of East Millinocket on this partnership! The lease was brokered by TC Haffenreffer, Sylas Hatch,… » Read more

Habitat for Humanity York County Purchases First Permanent Home

Congrats Habitat for Humanity York County on purchasing its first permanent home! 123 York Street in Kennebunk will house the nonprofit’s admin and construction offices as well as the Restore. Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, SIOR and Samuel LeGeyt brokered the sale. “Our mission is to create affordable housing opportunities,” said Amy Nucci, the Executive Director. “Now, more than ever, there’s a… » Read more

Investment Group Acquires Scarborough Frito-Lay Distribution Center

In an off-market deal, a local investment group purchases Scarborough industrial property from Frito-Lay to leverage its substantial expansion potential. TC Haffenreffer and Sylas Hatch from The Dunham Group brokered the sale. “The demand for quality industrial buildings is still very strong,” TC said. “The interest level is high and the market remains strong despite the substantial increase in… » Read more

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Larrabee Complex Sold for $14.9M

After Rock Row was announced, the Larrabee Complex started seeing a lot more activity. When leasing it up was nearly complete, Frank O’Connor, CCIM, SIOR represented the seller in a recent $14.9M deal. Read the Mainebiz story here.

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Portland Physical Therapy to Expand at 1020 Congress Street

Congrats to M.A.C. Realty/Dr. Aaron MacArthur on this recent purchase of 1020 Congress Street in Portland! All three of his practices are growing, and this location will allow for the future expansion of Portland Physical Therapy. Justin Lamontagne, Tom Moulton, and Katie Allen from The Dunham Group brokered the sale. Read the Mainebiz story here.

2022 MEREDA Index

The 2022 MEREDA Index was recently released with our own Katie Allen contributing insights on the commercial sector. Often thought to be “the best baseline measure of Maine’s real estate market,” the MEREDA Index is a key economic indicator for the state of Maine. This edition of the MEREDA Index came in at 116.3, jumping… » Read more

Real Estate Highlights from MEREDA Conference 2022

See the Mainebiz real estate highlights from yesterday’s MEREDA Conference here. Our brokers Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, SIOR and Samuel LeGeyt presented the Industrial Market Review and Forecast….“We are mired in a supply and demand imbalance. Landlords have all the leverage and can be selective,” says Lamontagne. The vacancy rate in the industrial sector is a stifling 1.69%… » Read more

Lot in Biddeford Could Transform into Food Truck Hot Spot

Vacant lot in downtown Biddeford could be transformed into a vibrant food court for food trucks! A Maine entrepreneur has submitted his proposal to city officials. Read the Press Herald story here. Photo by Carl D. Walsh, Press Herald

Agren Appliance Purchases New Auburn Headquarters

Congrats to Agren Appliance on the purchase of their new HQ at 11 Adamian Drive in Auburn! The company outgrew their former headquarters and this location was perfect for their future plans to build a warehouse/distribution facility on the adjacent land they already owned. Agren also recently purchased additional space to expand their South Portland location… » Read more

Volk Packaging Expand Operations with 85,640 SF in Sanford

Congratulations to Volk Packaging on leasing 85,640 SF at 1 Eagle Drive in Sanford from 43 North, LLC. TC Haffenreffer, Sylas Hatch, Greg Hastings, SIOR and Tom Dunham, SIOR brokered the lease. Volk will expand their operations at this new location and plans to hire 20 employees within the coming year. Read the Mainebiz story here.

Quintessential Old Port Building Sold for $3.6 Million

10 Dana Street, a ‘quintessential’ Old Port brick building (with our office on the top floors!), recently sold to a local investor for $3.6 million. Chris Craig brokered the sale. Read the Mainebiz story here.