Must-haves for the chamber’s new home included a downtown location with a brick and beam feel, a large conference room, a retail presence, and most importantly, easy access for the community. 93 Exchange Street, a historic brownstone, sits across the street from the Press Hotel, one block from Post Office Park and around the corner from the chamber’s old location.
“For many years, businesses looking for office space in downtown Portland haven’t had a lot of options,” said Foster. “As companies reassess their needs amidst the shift to a hybrid workplace, we’re seeing a rise in available office options, and it’s creating enticing new opportunities.
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.
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