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1031 Exchanges News ItemsA positive 2016 forecast for southern Maine's commercial real estate market - by Matthew Cardente - New England Real Estate Journal Online1/29/2016 2:38:00 AM
New England Real Estate Journal Online A positive 2016 forecast for southern Maine's commercial real estate market - by Matthew Cardente New England Real Estate Journal Online Additionally, the concern of interest rates is not as applicable to larger scale investors that are taking advantage of the attractive capitalization rates in Maine and are doing 1031 Exchanges or purchasing assets in full. Pending the product ... and more »
Tax-saving strategy on property capital gains re-emerging - Press Herald3/3/2015 9:46:53 AM
Press Herald Tax-saving strategy on property capital gains re-emerging Press Herald Brit Vitalius, owner of Vitalius Real Estate Group, presented on the multifamily market at the annual Maine Real Estate and Development Association forecasting conference in January. He's observed several 1031 Exchanges affecting property sales in ...
Conservation Easements News ItemsRagged Mountain conservation effort wins $500K Land for Maine's Future grant - Mainebiz11/21/2017 11:13:51 AM
Ragged Mountain conservation effort wins $500K Land for Maine's Future grant Mainebiz The project includes construction of a proposed nine-mile Round the Mountain Trail and the purchase of two conservation easements to protect more than 1,400 acres of land. According to the trust's website, the project "will permanently conserve open ...
Conference To Focus On Retaining Maine Farmland - Maine Public11/20/2017 7:38:07 PM
Conference To Focus On Retaining Maine Farmland Maine Public A recent study indicates that more than 400,000 acres of Maine farmland will change ownership over the next 10 years as farmers age and retire. That's the focus of the third annual Farmland Access Conference taking place early next month and co-hosted ...
Land for Maine's Future awards Ragged Mountain project $500000 - PenBayPilot.com11/19/2017 9:44:24 AM
PenBayPilot.com Land for Maine's Future awards Ragged Mountain project $500000 PenBayPilot.com Organizers remain focused on raising the remaining $1.2 million needed to complete the project including the construction of the proposed nine-mile Round the Mountain Trail and the purchase of two conservation easements that will protect more than 1 ... and more »
North Woods 'sugarbush' to get no funding from Land for Maine's Future - Press Herald11/9/2017 7:56:55 PM
Press Herald North Woods 'sugarbush' to get no funding from Land for Maine's Future Press Herald Launched in 1987, Maine's popular LMF program uses revenues from voter-approved bonds to conserve forests, farmlands and working waterfronts through either land sales or conservation easements . All project applicants must match LMF funding at least ... and more »
Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants - Press Herald11/7/2017 7:04:20 PM
Press Herald Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants Press Herald Big Six landowner Paul Fortin of Madison has indicated that he might be forced to cut down the maple sugarbush or sell off camp lots to cover his mortgage without the $6 million in revenue from the conservation easements . Horn also urged LMF board ... and more »
LePage-backed conservation effort raises questions - Press Herald11/5/2017 3:08:52 AM
Press Herald LePage-backed conservation effort raises questions Press Herald The Land for Maine's Future board will decide the fate this week of more than two dozen conservation projects, including a 23,600-acre proposal north of Jackman mired in debate over public access, political influence and maple syrup. Twenty-six ...
Protect Maine's heritage - Lewiston Sun Journal11/2/2017 10:53:19 PM
Protect Maine's heritage Lewiston Sun Journal More than 139,000 acres have been acquired from willing sellers, and an another 53,500 acres have been protected through conservation easements . About 2,700 acres have been protected in Androscoggin County alone, including the Androscoggin ...
Executive Director - SustainableBusiness.com10/26/2017 12:11:28 AM
Executive Director SustainableBusiness.com The mission of Downeast Coastal Conservancy (DCC) is the conservation of the natural habitats and resources of the coastal watersheds, islands and communities of Washington County, Maine . ~. Founded in 1987, DCC's conservation easements and ... and more »
Succession Planning News ItemsCMP President and CEO Sara Burns to retire by year's end - Mainebiz11/16/2017 2:47:58 PM
Mainebiz CMP President and CEO Sara Burns to retire by year's end Mainebiz Central Maine Power Co., an indirect subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc. (NYSE: AGR), announced today that President and CEO Sara J. Burns will retire at the end of 2017. Burns will also step down from her role of oversight for asset management and planning ... and more »
Maine Law tackles the need for more young lawyers in state's rural communities - Mainebiz11/15/2017 6:11:33 AM
Mainebiz Maine Law tackles the need for more young lawyers in state's rural communities Mainebiz Since then the board of overseers has followed up on several fronts from educating the bar about succession planning to a rule that took effect in July 2015 requiring private practitioners to designate a proxy for when they are unable to carry on with ...
Spinnaker's incoming president eager to tackle the challenges ahead - Mainebiz11/10/2017 11:48:07 AM
Mainebiz Spinnaker's incoming president eager to tackle the challenges ahead Mainebiz Succession planning is not just one event. It's constant. MB: Where do you find new talent in today's competitive environment? AR: We've had really good luck attracting people from Maine to come home from the Boston area. We have two people, one in our ...
Lawyers, firms recognized for excellence - Press Herald11/10/2017 10:20:14 AM
Press Herald Lawyers, firms recognized for excellence Press Herald Friedman served as a clerk for the firm in 2016, and returned after his recent graduation from the University of Maine School of Law. He brings more than 15 years of business experience as an entrepreneur and a consultant in New York City and Maine .
Innovating for growth in wood product manufacturing - Bangor Daily News10/19/2017 1:22:33 AM
Innovating for growth in wood product manufacturing Bangor Daily News Other issues include succession planning , organizational development, marketing and e-commerce. The Northern Forest Center, a nonprofit organization with offices in Maine and New Hampshire, has been helping Maine wood product companies to ...
Community Collaboration Creates a Culture of Health - Hospitals & Health Networks9/8/2017 5:10:36 AM
Hospitals & Health Networks Community Collaboration Creates a Culture of Health Hospitals & Health Networks In 2014, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Central Maine Medical Center and a number of community partners — including the Maine Housing Authority and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention — came together to bring the Green & Healthy ...
USDA: Maine Blueberry Prices Sunk to 10 year low in 2016 - AgWeb6/30/2017 4:49:26 PM
AgWeb USDA: Maine Blueberry Prices Sunk to 10 year low in 2016 AgWeb The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Maine's wild blueberry growers saw another decrease in crop value in 2016. Wild blueberries are one of Maine's most recognized agriculture products. Production of the blueberries has been high in recent years ...