We have expanded our annual industrial market survey to include Falmouth and are now tracking nearly 20,000,000 SF of industrial real estate in Greater Portland and Biddeford/Saco. The current overall vacancy rate is 2.79% which equals only 550,000 SF of available industrial inventory over the eight cities and towns our firm studies. And of that,… » Read more
American Roots recently leased an additional 6,500± SF of manufacturing space at the Dana Warp Mill, bringing their total space to 20,000± SF. This expansion comes after an incredibly successful pivot of their manufacturing efforts toward PPE. See the story featured in this Mainebiz article.
Tom Dunham, SIOR & Greg Hastings, SIOR represented the buyer, Brockway-Smith Company, on the sale of 7 Rand Road in Portland. This 242,000 SF facility sold for $12.8 million on April 1st. Brockway Smith will renovate the building and relocate to the facility. The property will be used for manufacturing and distribution of Brosco products… » Read more
Read this thoughtful perspective on Maine’s commercial real estate market today, written by our designated broker Justin Lamontagne, for the New England Real Estate Journal.
Over the past year, the real estate market has been hot. Tom Moulton was one of the brokers on the $18.1 million transaction of 600 Sable Oaks Drive in South Portland that closed just before the COVID-19 emergency began. In this Mainebiz article, Tom and other brokers weigh in on the realities of the market today.… » Read more
Scarborough accounting firm Johnson & Co. will move into new headquarters with the sale of 180 US Route One in Scarborough. Tom Moulton, CCIM, SIOR and Katie Allen Millett represented the seller in this transaction. “It’s a perfect owner-user play,” Katie said. “The owner will occupy the smaller suite and lease out the remainder of the… » Read more
We are now offering free commercial real estate valuations for any business or property owner who is required to quantify their asset value as part of the Covid-19 SBA relief application process. We have been inspired by the local business community, small and large, supporting one another, adapting and working to weather this great storm.… » Read more
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“Until the last two weeks, the industrial market in Southern Maine was humming along and I wrote the article below to reflect that. However, like the rest of the world, things have dramatically changed quickly. My sense is we will have at least a one to two month “pause” on the market. But once things… » Read more
Personal contact is key in real estate, but during this time of working from home and virtual meetings, brokers are trying to make the best of it. Justin Lamontagne is quoted in this Mainebiz article highlighting how our industry is adjusting to the virtual real estate world. “I’m interested in two fascinating trends that will… » Read more