Cardente Accepted to Forbes Council

December 8, 2017 in News

Matthew Cardente of Cardente Real Estate Accepted into Forbes Real Estate Council

Portland, Maine – December 7, 2017 - Matthew Cardente has been accepted into the Forbes Real Estate Council, an invitation-only community for executives in the real estate industry. Mr. Cardente joins other Forbes Real Estate Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on

In 2005, Matthew founded Cardente Real Estate in Portland, Maine.  Over a decade later, Cardente Real Estate has grown into a leading commercial real estate brokerage in Northern New England.

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes.

“I look forward to collaborating with other Real Estate Council Members and” Says Matthew Cardente, “Being accepted into the Forbes Real Estate Council sets a new milestone for my real estate career.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Mr. Cardente into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

About Forbes Councils

Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on

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Southern Maine Retail Market Strong and Steady in 2017

December 6, 2017 in Articles

Author: Matthew Cardente
Publication: Northeast Real Estate Business

The retail sector in Southern Maine’s commercial real estate market has remained healthy through the fourth quarter of 2017. Continued on PDF

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Karen Rich and Cheri Bonawitz for New England Real Estate Journal

November 7, 2017 in Articles

Publication: New England Real Estate Journal

Commercial real estate in Maine is seeing a robust market in 2017 across all sectors, most notably in the retail, industrial and multifamily sectors. We are increasingly encountering buyers from across the country who recognize that the Maine market is a solid market to invest in. Cap rates can be slightly higher in Maine versus other metropolitan markets in southern New England and, as a result, investors are creating a demand that is exceeding the quality product currently available.



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3rd Annual MCAR Golf Tournament Raises $12,000 for The Morrison Center

October 6, 2017 in News

Greg Perry, tournament organizer, is proud to announce that more than $12,000 was raised to benefit The Morrison Center at the 3rd Annual MCAR Charity Golf Tournament on September 19 at Prouts Neck Country Club. The Morrison Center provides comprehensive programming, individualized supports, and employment services for people of all ages with disabilities. This year's Cardente Real Estate team included (pictured left to right):
Mark Sandler, Cheri Bonawitz, Michael Cobb and Kirk Mullen (of The Rowley Agency).
A huge THANK YOU to all players, sponsors and volunteers!

Cardente Real Estate: A Culture of Teamwork and Integrity

July 17, 2017 in Articles

Publication: Mainbiz


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