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DAVID HARRIGAN

Experts at MEREDA conference report on a “robust” market

By on February 6, 2018

At MEREDA’s Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase on Jan. 18, real estate industry leaders unveiled the MEREDA Index – at a robust 96. January 2018

One Riverfront Plaza sale is a plus for both Westbrook and Maine Med

By on July 4, 2017

Last month, Maine Medical Center became the new owner of One Riverfront Plaza in Westbrook. July 2017

Off-market sales becoming the norm

By on June 6, 2017

Supply and demand is by far the primary economic principal that impacts all real property assets. Today, the supply of commercial real estate for sale is scarce, while demand is high. June 2017

Portland’s Bayside displays every sign of transformation

By on May 2, 2017

In 1994, the City of Portland began to implement a master plan to revitalize Bayside, and more specifically Marginal Way, to become the modern gateway to the city. Two decades later, that vision has been realized. May 2017

Significant sales highlight investor vs. user priorities

By on April 4, 2017

Buyers of commercial real estate tend to fall into two categories: owner/user and investor. April 2017

Market experts see 2016 strengths carrying over into the new year

By on January 3, 2017

While the environment for buying and selling commercial real estate has been close to ideal for the past several years, not even Carnac the Magnificent could have predicted the magnitude of the local market in 2016. January 2017

Key Portland properties change hands

By on December 6, 2016

Not only did November provide a great thanksgiving, it proved to be an historical point for some of Portland’s most well-known properties. By far, the transfer of the Rufus Deering Lumber yard on Commercial Street is the most noteworthy. November

Growth Abounds in Commercial Real Estate Arena

By on October 4, 2016

The current strength of Portland’s commercial real estate sector has been routinely expounded over the past several years. Gone are the dark days of the Great Recession which have now been replaced with robust development. The evidence is clear, new

What’s All the Scaffolding on Exchange Street?

By on September 6, 2016

Walking along Exchange Street has become an adventure for the last couple of months. The owners of the renowned Old Port Exchange property and its neighbor at 30 Exchange are in the midst of substantial and historical restoration projects. Both

Story behind plant purchase shows benefits for all parties

By on July 5, 2016

Each month as part of this column, we publish a list of commercial transactions, each of which has a background story. Some are straightforward deals; other, very complicated.   July 2016