A look at major business stories in 2006, including: the sale of Georgia-Pacific
A look at major business stories in 2006, including: the sale of Georgia-Pacific's Old Town mill; various towns' responses to big box and chain stores; the advent of wind power farms; Maine's unusual weather; restoration of historic buildings and mill complexes; the trend of equity buyouts; cluster development of traditional and emerging industries; the closing of the Portland Public Market; the Northeast Reliability Interconnect power line between Orrington and New Brunswick; the sale of the former Etonic shoe factory by the town of Richmond; and Maine's distinction of having the nation's oldest population. Emerging stories include: proposed pharmacy schools by the University of New England and Husson College; the dip in the real estate market; and a call for more state support for research and development. With a look at the year in numbers and several recurring issues.
Old Town, Mills
Mainebiz, Editorial Staff, "A look at major business stories in 2006, including: the sale of Georgia-Pacific" (2006). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 3933.