A look at how Portland has become a choice destination for high end retailers (Michael Kors and L’Occitane are among the newcomers at the Maine Mall), a magnet for new construction projects (such as the $17.5 million Courtyard by Marriott and $10 million boutique Press Hotel in the former Portland Press Herald building), and a promising market for upscale housing, such as 118 on Munjoy Hill whose condos will sell for a minimum of $600,000. Article also looks more closely at the Maine Mall, which is at nearly 100% occupancy now and gets much of its business from tourists.
Portland, Real Estate development, Maine Mall Shopping Center -- South Portland, Retail trade, Hotels taverns etc
Valigra, Lori, "Destination: Portland" (2014). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 6127.
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