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Help Craft a New Vision for Downtown Freeport

Keith McBride on February 10, 2021 in Downtown, Strategic Planning

Do you have ideas about the future of Freeport’s downtown? The Freeport Town Council, Town of Freeport, together with the Freeport Economic Development Corporation, and a team of urban planners, designers, and local residents are holding a community planning process to reimagine the future of Freeport’s downtown. From now through…


Housing and Economic Development in Freeport

Keith McBride on January 27, 2021 in Downtown, Housing

The housing market remained incredibly strong through 2020.  Listings in Freeport were few and far between, and properties all over Maine sold above asking prices.  Recent data released by the Maine Association of Realtors bears this out.      The demand is up. The supply is down.  Everyone knows what…


Kicking off the Downtown Strategic Plan

Keith McBride on December 31, 2020 in Uncategorized

This article in the Northern Forecaster does a great job of setting the stage for all the work moving forward on a downtown strategic plan.  It discusses how much community support and energy there is behind downtown, and it also shows how much work that must be done before the…