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Woodard & Curran launches new 'design-build' division

Staff |

Woodard & Curran, a Portland-based engineering firm specializing in water and environmental projects, has launched a new business unit focused on delivering successful projects through design-build...

Residential construction is up, but will rising prices put a damper on demand?

Laurie Schreiber |

Dino Spugnardi, owner of Cottage Home Construction, can be found lately at a Yarmouth single-family subdivision called Village Run, building his fourth house there.

Surge in Passive House construction driven by real savings in energy costs

Maureen Milliken |

Cornerspring Montessori School in Belfast could pass for any modern school; so could the Friends School of Portland in Cumberland.

Reinventing workspaces: Employers finding new ways to engage staff and attract new hires

Renee Cordes |

If the organization you work for was an animal, what would it be and why? That's one question Lisa Whited puts to employees as she helps businesses clarify their strategic vision and design an office...

Hardypond Construction rebuilding former Foundation for Blood Research site

Peter Van Allen |

The former site of the Foundation for Blood Research in Scarborough is undergoing a major overhaul, adding office space and labs.

Gardiner business park's proximity to interstates 'drives' interest

Laurie Schreiber |

The sale of two adjacent lots at Gardiner's 95/295 Business Park at Libby Hill signals continued interest in the park's primary advantage — proximity to Interstate 95 and Interstate 295 —...

Husson to confer honorary degrees on Vigue, Hunter

Staff |

Husson University announced this week that it will confer honorary doctorates on Peter G. Vigue, chairman of the board of Cianbro Cos., and Susan J. Hunter, the University of Maine’s first...

Scarborough Downs mixed-use plan approved

The Scarborough Planning Board approved a master plan for the 500-acre Scarborough Downs property for a mixed-use community with housing, retail and green space.

PUC is seeking bids for new space

Maureen Milliken |

The Public Utilities Commission is accepting bids for new space in anticipation of the 10th year of its lease at 101 Second St. in Hallowell.

Colby building buy is step forward for Camden National Bank too

The purchase of the Camden National Bank building at 33 Main St. in Waterville, the sixth the college has bought downtown, is part of its plan to develop a hotel, and the bank will move into the new...