MRRA in the News

Media Coverage of the Redevelopment of Former NASB

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Our View: Bids to host second Amazon headquarters show what Maine’s future could be
Portland Press Herald Editorial, October 24th, 2017

Brunswick among nearly 250 Amazon suitors
Forecaster story by Callie Ferguson, October 23rd, 2017

Former base touted as well-suited for corporate colossus
 Times Record story by John Swinconeck and Juliette Laaka, October 20th, 2017

Brunswick Landing hopes to land new Amazon headquarters
 WCSH Channel 6 story by Don Carrigan, October 18th, 2017

Business park at former Maine Navy base aims to use new solar farm to power itself
 Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell, August 24th, 2017

$2.5M solar array coming to Brunswick Landing
 Brunswick Times Record story by John Swinconeck, August 23rd, 2017

Maine Business Park Seeks Partners for Green Microgrid Development
 Microgrid Knowledge story by Elisa Wood, August 21st, 2017

Coming in for a landing: Aviation hub growing Mainebiz story by Maureen Milliken, July 23rd, 2017

Levesque reelected to defense communities board
 Mainebiz story, July 7th, 2017

Investors make major purchase of former Navy housing in Brunswick, Topsham: More than 400 housing units are bought by a group that may build as many as 200 additional homes Portland Press Herald story by Pete McGuire, July 6th, 2017

Investors make major purchase of former Navy housing in Brunswick, Topsham
 Portland Press Herald story by Peter McGuire, July 7th, 2017

Two lots at Landing eyed for development
 Times Record story by Juliette Laaka, June 29th, 2017

Finnish aircraft firm picks Brunswick Landing for U.S. headquarters
 Mainebiz story by James McCarthy, April 4th, 2017

SaviLinx: Maine’s newest HUBZone
 Mainebiz story by Lori Valigra, April 3rd, 2017

BREWERY Takes off: Flight Deck Brewing taps former base to launch business
 Portland Press Herald story by Chris Chase, March 23rd, 2017

For A Simple, Local Lunch, Don’t Skip New Beet Market
 Press Herald story by Eric Russell, March 23rd, 2017

Wicked success: Bob and Carmen Garver build their organic coffee business into a commercial hit
 Mainebiz story by Renee Cordes, March 20th, 2017

SaviLinx eyes more growth in Brunswick
 Times Record story by Lisa D. Connell, Feb. 24th, 2017

It’s Not Business as Usual at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus
 Times Record Op-Ed by Ron Cantor, President SMCC, Jan. 6th, 2017

2016 Redevelopment Stories

Longtime state lawmaker and redevelopment supporter Stan Gerzofsky looks back and ahead  Times Record story by Nathan Strout, December 5th, 2016

Green pays off for Oxford Networks, tech solutions provider at Brunswick Landing  Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, September 19th, 2016

Brunswick craft beer brewery prepares for 2017 launch  Falmouth Forecaster story by Callie Ferguson, September 13th, 2016

New brewery ‘taking off’ at Landing  Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, September 12th, 2016

Positively Maine interview with MRRA’s Steve Levesque  WGAN radio program by Tory Ryden, September 4th, 2016

After 5 years, Brunswick Landing exceeds job expectations  Falmouth Forecaster story by Callie Ferguson, August 31st, 2016

Business Aviation: FBO Profile — Flight Level Aviation Brunswick  Aviation International News story by Curtis Epstein, July 17th, 2016

Landing airport receives $2.4M in federal grants  Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, July 11th, 2016

Longtime Brunswick resident on MRRA board; LePage appoints Eggleston  Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, July 7th, 2016

Former air base flies past five-year goals for recovery from shutdown; Brunswick Landing’s reuse efforts have quickly drawn new businesses and far more jobs than projected at this point of redevelopment  Portland Press Herald story by Tux Turkel, May 31st, 2016

Wayfair making progress toward hiring 1,000 in Maine  Portland Press Herald story by Edward Murphy, May 27th, 2016

Jobs filling up at SaviLinx Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, May 24th, 2016

‘There are many unique opportunities here for composites companies’ JEC Composites Magazine story, April 29th, 2016

Business Development: New England Tent & Awning expands Brunswick Landing Headquarters Mainebiz story by Laurie Schreiber, April 25th, 2016

Base redeveloper plans to leverage new funds to lure business expansion Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell, April 8th, 2016

Business Airport at former Brunswick Navy Base Continues to reach new heights Association of Defense Communities story by Dan Cohen, April 5th, 2016

What to do with Airport Tower, It’s a Challenge to Find User for Brunswick Facility Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, March 25th, 2016

Five Questions with MRRA’s Ben Sturtevant Times Record story by Patrick Gabrion, March 23r, 2016

New Capital Fund Intended to Attract Big Players, Protect Taxpayers Portland Press Herald story by Carol Coultas, April 5th, 2016

HUB Zones Topic of Brunswick Seminar Times Record story by Daneen Kim, April 4th, 2016

Inside the Notebook: Much to Celebrate at Brunswick Landing Mainebiz story by James McCarthy, March 21, 2016

Tempus Jets Lends Hand to NASA Coral Reef Expedition Bangor Daily News story, March 11th, 2016

New Beet Market Times Record story, March 11th, 2016

MRRA Making Room for Parking Growth Times Record story, March 11th, 2016

Interview with Bob Garver, Wicked Joe Coffee Owner About Move to Topsham Commerce Park, Former Navy Commisary Times Record story, March 11th, 2016

SaviLinx announces 200 new jobs coming to former Brunswick base Times Record story, March 11th, 2016

Brunswick Company to Expand, Add 200 Jobs Maine Public Radio story by Patty Wight, March 11th, 2016

Brunswick call center to hire for 200 jobs Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell, March 11th, 2016

SaviLinx seeks 200 employees to fill new contract work in Brunswick; customer support firm is the second company in a month to seek massive new hires at Brunswick Landing Portland Press Herald story by Noel Gallagher, March 11th, 2016

VIDEO: Online retailer Wayfair plans to bring nearly 1,000 full-time jobs to Maine WCSH Channel 6 News story, Feb. 18th, 2016

VIDEO: Online home furnishings company Wayfair expanding to Maine; Nearly 1,000 new jobs expected in Brunswick, Bangor WMTW Channel 8 News story by Courtney Sturgeon, Feb. 18th, 2016

Wayfair to open customer service, sales locations in Maine Boston Globe story by Megan Woolhouse, Feb. 18th, 2016

Wayfair Is Adding Nearly 1,000 Jobs In Maine BostInno story by Dylan Martin, Feb. 18th, 2016

Company to Bring Nearly 1,000 Jobs to Bangor, Brunswick Maine Public Radio story by Susan Sharon, Feb. 18th, 2016

E-commerce company Wayfair chooses Maine for new offices, 950 jobs Portland Press Herald story by Leslie Bridgers, Feb. 18th, 2016

E-commerce powerhouse Wayfair Brunswick-bound, up to 500 jobs could come to Landing Times Record story by Darcie Moore, Feb. 18th, 2016

E-commerce company Wayfair chooses Maine for new offices, 950 jobs Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell and Nick McCrea, Feb. 18th, 2016

Sen. King Tours TechPlace at Landing Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, Feb. 8th, 2016

Good things happening at Landing, MRRA’s Levesque delivers positive business developments in Brunswick Times Record story by Douglas McIntire, Jan. 28th, 2016

‘Flying boat’ maker lands in Brunswick Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell, Jan. 22nd, 2016

Real Estate expert Don Spann: Base reuse, BIW reshaping Bath-Brunswick Bangor Daily News story by Darren Fishell, Jan. 21st, 2016

 Brunswick Landing poised for continued growth Portland Press Herald story, Jan. 21st, 2016

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