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7 Steps to Make your Business Relocation a Success

Courtesy of CBRE | The Boulos Company Relocating your business is a complicated process that requires planning, organization and diligence. At CBRE|The Boulos Company we strive to make those transitions for our clients as smooth as possible. Here are seven … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for a Storm

By Barb Rapoza and Holly Merrill, Marketing Managers, SERVPRO Here in Maine within the last few years we have had to contend with some severe flooding/storms that have interrupted businesses from operating normally. Some of the businesses ended up having … Continue reading

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PAST AS PROLOGUE

Housing cycles and what to do when they happen again … Lessons off the shelf from guru George Casey. by George Casey, CEO of Stockbridge Associates, LLC I admit it. I keep things, particularly written things. I have an old … Continue reading

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Is the Maine real estate market as hot as it seems?

by Dava Davin, Broker/Owner Portside Real Estate Group Is the Maine real estate market as hot as it seems? Yes, yes it is!. With low median days on market, high list to sale price ratios, and rising prices, we are … Continue reading

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The Future of Buildings

by Alan Kuniholm, PDT Architects and Gunnar Hubbard, Thornton Tomasetti We are all involved in the world of real estate.  For some of us, it’s our profession. The rest of us live and work in homes and buildings of all … Continue reading

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How Drones Are Helping Traditional Industries Take Flight Into the Future

By Blueprint, presented by CBRE Not long ago, the mere thought of drones was reserved for the military and sci-fi movies. Today, they’ve become a part of everyday conversation among friends, in the media and beyond. While drones aren’t swarming … Continue reading

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You Can Have It Both Ways: Sound Masking Lets You Have Your Modern Open Office Design and Speech Privacy

by Tim Hooper, President, The Connectivity Group, Inc. According to a recent Boston Globe article, some 80 percent of offices these days are “open.”  Open offices generally have the following characteristics: low or no partitions, small or shared workspaces, a plethora of … Continue reading

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Tax Reform and the Real Estate Industry

by Greg Bryant, Managing Partner, Bedford Cost Segregation, LLC  I started my career in commercial real estate in 1976.  Things seemed straightforward then, maybe it was because I was young and naïve.  For the last 15 years, my firm has … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Young Street Apartments

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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How To: Sublet your way around a commercial real estate shortage

by Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, Partner | Broker, NAI The Dunham Group Let me paint a picture and it may sound familiar. You are a small business owner in a tight commercial real estate market. You have grown the company and … Continue reading

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