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Southern Maine roundup: Scarborough real estate heats up; Sanford upgrades broadband network

SCARBOROUGH — An 80-acre parcel will be set aside as an industrial and business park in the redevelopment of Scarborough Downs.

Portland still the hot-spot of development in southern Maine

Driving around may not seem like a productive use of time in most industries, but in the news business, it's a first-hand way to see...

With trade tensions, what's next for Maine's global trade?

Last year was fraught with challenges for any company involved in international trade.

Could 2019 see more bank mergers? Some forecasters say 'yes'

Maine's banking community has been relatively stable in recent years, without a lot of major upheaval from bank mergers.

Contractors racking up the miles between various projects already underway

A number of contractors are logging miles between projects now underway.

How long will Maine's real estate boom continue? Beyond 18 months, it's anybody's guess

As this issue goes to press, the Mainebiz staff is working out who is going to cover which speakers at the annual MEREDA conference.

Law: Energy sector offers opportunities to bolster Maine's economy

Patrick Scully, managing partner at Bernstein Shur, says "far more positive" conditions in the energy sector could help boost...

Government perspective: Economic strong points include salmon farms, health services and tourism

Amanda Rector, the Maine state economist, has been a regular part of the Mainebiz forecast issue. While the format of the issue has...