2017-10-05 / Front Page

Soon to be restored



Jim Brady, developer behind the renovation of the Portland Press Hotel, purchased 27 Washington street in July from architect Caleb Johnson. The former post office building is assessed at $380,300. Environmental remediation work began early September. Brady hopes to lease the property as high end office space and is excited about increased development in Biddeford. “I’m hoping this one little small project will help spur others,” he said. See more photos on page 12. (Grant McPherson photo) Jim Brady, developer behind the renovation of the Portland Press Hotel, purchased 27 Washington street in July from architect Caleb Johnson. The former post office building is assessed at $380,300. Environmental remediation work began early September. Brady hopes to lease the property as high end office space and is excited about increased development in Biddeford. “I’m hoping this one little small project will help spur others,” he said. See more photos on page 12. (Grant McPherson photo)

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