Laurie Schreiber

Staff Writer | Real Estate Insider


For Realtors, brick-and-mortar offices still important as 'welcoming spaces'

More real estate agencies are opening multiple locations, a new trend that bucks the current real estate trend of remote work. For example, Portside...

Portland cybersecurity firm expands into Australia

Portland-based Sage Data Security is expanding into Australia.

Tired stretch of Congress Street due for a makeover

Several neglected buildings along Congress Street in Portland are getting some much-needed TLC from a local developer.

Boomer buying continues to grow — in Portland and beyond

Demand by the boomer generation for downtown residential space — whether in Portland or other towns along the coast — continues to grow,...

Climate study underscores challenge of managing Gulf of Maine fisheries

Incorporating climate change and its effects on marine life will be an important part of sustaining key fisheries in the Gulf of Maine that already...

From seed to market: How one oyster farmer leverages a growing market

Bill Mook, who started Mook Sea Farm on the Damariscotta River in 1985, has bootstrapped his way up to becoming one of the Maine oyster industry's...

Deal for Saco Island land sets stage for $40M project

The purchase of 5.84 acres at 110 Main St. on the east side of Saco Island is the next step toward the $40 million development of the vacant land for...

First-time investor buys small mixed-use historic property in Bangor

Small commercial/residential properties are proving popular among novice investors, as illustrated by the sale of 151 Broadway in Bangor that sold...