Development on Portland’s Eastern Peninsula

A lot has been happening and even more is proposed for eastern part of Portland’s peninsula. We recently read about commercial development on the eastern waterfront in The MaineBiz article, Right time, right place for major commercial development in Portland’s eastern waterfront, but couldn’t quite visualize where everything was. So we created a map. Here’s…

Take a tour of a NewHeight Group condo

Condos at Verdante will be similar to those at sister building Luminato, such as the one in this video. All condos will have a spacious airy feel due to the high ceilings and oversized windows. All condos will have quality workmanship and fine details. And the upper-level condos will have views such as those seen…

Boston Globe: Portland’s East End comes into its own

“The East End’s star is rising” In Neighborhood on the verge: Portland’s East End comes into its own, the Globe gives a short tour around the East End—down Congress Street running from the center of Munjoy Hill, to the India Street neighborhood with established restaurants and waterfront, to the “multicultural vibe” of Washington Avenue. The…

Have your dream condo in Portland

You can have your dream home… just the way you want it. Here’s the catch…you have to act soon. Because excellence takes planning. Soaking tub photo by Peter G. Morneau  A fireplace and a place to store your skis? You bet. A wet bar to whip up a cappuccino and store your wine? Indeed. Heated…

Lincoln Park lights up with Pandora Friday, Dec. 7

On Friday, December 7, join Friends of Lincoln Park at 4:30 PM for a winter lights celebration. The acclaimed Pandora LaCasse will flip the switch activating the Pandora Winter Lights display for the second season at Lincoln Park. Pandora LaCasse Design has been lighting up Portland for many winter seasons, and the Friends are thrilled to…

Site garage demo

Now you see it, now you don’t! We’re glad to see this eyesore come down. One of the first steps in getting the site ready.

Living with a (pink, chartreuse, burgundy, bronze, and) green roof

Verdante will have areas of green roof similar to those at Luminato, seen in these photos. The birds-eye view here shows the shared roof deck with surrounding green roof at the seventh floor in the center of the photo, and individual unit decks with surrounding green roof areas on the sixth floor. Even the very…

Getting the site ready

Passersby will soon see action on site as we prepare for construction of Verdante at Lincoln Park. Where is the site, exactly? Along Franklin, Federal, and Hampshire streets. It is currently a surface parking area and an old storage building—the kind of thing we all walk past every day and never really notice. In this…

Startup Maine Slated for June 21-23 in Portland

The NewHeight Group team believes part of the responsibility (and joy) of living and working in Portland is supporting its economic vitality. One way the firm does this is by helping to plan, sponsor, and attend events such as Maine’s flagship event for entrepreneurs, Startup Maine. Taking place June 21-23 in Portland, this event is…

Matching Maine’s Entrepreneurs with Available Resources

Several years ago, Susan Morris of NewHeight Group identified a personal need to better understand what resources were available to Maine’s entrepreneurs – and she did something about it. She created A Guide to Resources for Maine Entrepreneurs, which is now available in its 4th edition, to help entrepreneurs connect the dots when it comes…

Living at Verdante could make you happier, healthier, and live longer.

UPDATE 12/5/18: Results from a five-year study published in the Journal of the American Heart association on December 5, 2018 shows that people who live in neighborhoods with green space have a lower risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes. Science Daily writes, “Over five-years, blood and urine samples were collected from…

Luminato among the Top 10!

Each spring, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association celebrates development in Maine by recognizing various projects throughout the state that meet certain criteria. Luminato has been chosen as a Notable Project for 2017 based on the following criteria: environmental sustainability, difficulty of the development, uniqueness, economic impact, energy efficiency, social impact, and job creation.…

In Support of Portland Stage

We’re excited to see the Portland Stage lineup for the 2018-19 season, including Nunsense by Dan Goggin, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, the Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and The Half-Light by Monica Wood. See the full lineup. Memberships are available now. You can also join us in supporting Portland Stage in…

Explore our new interactive map of Portland East

Using Verdante at Lincoln Park as its center, our new interactive map invites users to explore destinations located within a 3- to 10-minute walk. Experience the convenience of living at the epicenter of Portland with easy access to so many options for groceries, restaurants, parks and entertainment venues. Verdante will be nestled between Many popular…