Workplace Trends in Downtown Portland

Growing Demand for Co-Working Space As small office space becomes harder to find in downtown Portland and a large expense for small businesses and start-ups, many entrepreneurs are moving towards co-working spaces as a good, flexible alternative. These small business...
Top Five Tips for Leasing Space

Top Five Tips for Leasing Space

Real Estate Timeline: It is important to be aware of your upcoming lease expiration date so you can begin searching for space and allow time for negotiation. Depending on the size of the lease, tenants should typically begin the process 6-18 months prior to lease...
Waterfront Development Ban & New Zoning in Portland

Waterfront Development Ban & New Zoning in Portland

The Portland City Council voted in December for a six-month moratorium to ban development in the Central Waterfront District.  According to MaineBiz, “The city said in a news release that it made the proposal in response to ‘significant overburdening of...

Office Market Trend: Larger Office Leases

The number of office leases completed in Portland and the greater suburbs in the third quarter of 2017 and 2018, compared to the third quarter of 2016 has decreased, however the average square footage leased per deal has increased. From Q3 2016 the average deal was...
HCB Client, Tuscan Table Restaurant a Success

HCB Client, Tuscan Table Restaurant a Success

The Tuscan Table, a new restaurant that HCB represented in finding their 6,500 SF space at 390 Gorham Road, South Portland in June 2017, has been very well-received since its grand opening in December 2017. With excellent high-end local food and a beautifully designed...