Bull Moose may be interested in some Borders locations

July 27, 2011 in News

Author: Leslie Bridgers
Publication: Portland Press Herald

Owner Brett Wickard says he may open a handful of super Bull Moose stores in New England.

By Leslie Bridgers lbridgers@pressherald.com
Staff Writer


As Books-A-Million backed off an attempt to buy 30 soon-to-close Borders bookstores, local chain Bull Moose said it plans to bid on leases at some of the locations.


Long Road Ahead for Borders’ Landlords

July 26, 2011 in News

Author: Elaine Misonzhnik
Publication: Retail Traffic Magazine

The announcement of the the Borders closures is interesting news in the Commercial Real Estate Market in Maine and the United States. The following link is to an article discussing the Borders closures and how it may affect Landlords throughout the country:


Tire Warehouse Moving To Yarmouth

July 25, 2011 in News

Cardente Real Estate is pleased to announce that Tire Warehouse will be opening a new location at 731 US Route One in Yarmouth, Maine. Tire Warehouse will be occupying the former Yarmouth Auto building located across the street from Hannaford Brothers. Brokered by Michael Cardente of Cardente Real Estate, Tire Warehouse's new 9,000 +/- square foot facility is set to open for business by August 2011. For further information on Tire Warehouse or Monro Muffler, please visit: http://www.tirewarehouse.net/

New tech hub to grow industry's critical mass

July 25, 2011 in News

Author: Derek Rice
Publication: MaineBiz
Over the past six months, Cardente Real Estate has been working closely with the technology sector in Maine to develop a property that could serve as a "hub" for a large variety of tech companies eager to work in a collaborative environment. After an extensive search, 30 Danforth Street in Downtown Portland was selected as the new home for what is being called the "Casco Bay Tech Hub".  Greg Perry represented Hall Marketing, Integra Strategic Technology Consulting, and Academic Merit in their recent negotiations for office space, and is currently working with several other prospective technology companies. The property is owned and managed by JB Brown & Sons, and more information can be found at: www.Cascobaytechhub.com
Below is a link to a recent article in MaineBiz that provides some additional insight into the project:

Cengage Learning Move to Hathaway Creative Center

July 25, 2011 in News

Cardente Real Estate is pleased to announce that the Thorndike Press office of Cengage Learning and its 35 employees have moved into the Hathaway Creative Center in Waterville, Maine. The Hathaway Creative Center was fully renovated in 2009 complete with office, retail, and fully leased luxury apartments on the 4th and 5th floors. Major tenants at the Hathaway Creative Center include Maine General Hospital, HealthReach Networks, TD Insurance, Unique Designs, and now, Cengage Learning. Remaining availability includes 1,000 to 10,000 +/- square feet of retail / restaurant space at the 1st floor arcade mall and 100 – 40,000 +/- square feet of office space on the upper levels. Spaces are aggressively priced and can be provided turnkey. Ideal uses include all types of retail, restaurants, professional office, governmental offices, and medical uses. For Further information on the Hathaway Creative Center, please go to: http://www.hathawaycreativecenter.com




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