Great Falls Construction wins MEREDA’s ‘Notable Project Award’ for Station Square

“The project showcased the thoughtful and intentional preservation of Gorham’s historic identity as a railroad village, with equal emphasis on the community invitation to work, live, and play while employing Mainers.”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.mainebiz.biz/article/maine-real-estate-group-names-seven-notable-projects-for-2019?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Weekly+Report%3A+Election+results%3B+MEREDA+names+notables%3B+jilted+at+the+altar&utm_campaign=Weekly+Report+071720+v2

  • Image Source: JCS Property Management
  • Reporting Source: Maine Biz

Gorham Economic Development Committee Meeting, July 15th @ 8:00am

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing platform. Click on the following link to access the meeting through Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81128701378. To join the meeting via phone the number to call is 1(929)205-6099, with the Webinar ID being 811 2870 1378.

GEDC Agenda (July_2020)

Erin Flett wins Greenlight Maine Competition

“Gorham-based textile designer Erin Flett, who has designs on expanding her business with more trade and hotel accounts, won $100,000 in the Sunday season finale of “Greenlight Maine.”…”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.mainebiz.biz/article/gorham-textile-designer-wins-greenlight-maine-100k-prize

    –  Image Source:  Greenlight Maine
    –  Reporting Source:  Maine Biz

Harvey Performance is set to open despite pandemic

“Harvey Performance Co., in Gorham, is bursting at the seams, so when the company decided to expand last year, they wanted it done fast.”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.mainebiz.biz/article/new-harvey-performance-development-not-slowed-by-pandemic

  • Image Source: Maureen Milliken
  • Reporting Source: Maine Biz

ODAT Machine partners with Lanco Integrated to build virus test kit machine

“Two local companies went up against the clock to meet a customer’s request to build a machine that produces coronavirus test kits.  Lanco Integrated in Colonel Westbrook Park built the machine and ODAT Machine in Gorham Industrial Park supplied more than 100 different kinds of custom-made parts.”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.pressherald.com/2020/06/03/local-companies-race-to-build-virus-test-kit-machine/

  • Reporting Source: Portland Press Herald

State hires Flowfold to produce half a million face shields

“Flowfold announced that it won the contract to supply the Maine CDC with the face shields. The shields will be used by the state CDC, hospitals and businesses that are reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.pressherald.com/2020/05/26/state-hires-gorham-company-to-produce-half-a-million-protective-face-shields/

  • Reporting Source: Portland Press Herald

MK Kitchen keeps it positive during pandemic

 “The restaurant, like so many others across the state, has been closed to dining for more than two months.  With a reworked menu, the cozy but sophisticated restaurant has been able to keep its most loyal customers coming back.”

To read more, click the article below.

https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/money/business/small-business/keep-me-open/keep-me-open-cooking-up-some-positivity-at-maine-mk-kitchen-restaurant-in-gorham/97-ed4968f9-bdc5-4ce1-99ce-f7d212d869d2

Reporting Source: News Center Maine

Gorham Economic Development Committee Meeting, April 15th @ 8:00am

Note: This meeting will be conducted via Zoom videoconferencing platform. Click on the following link to access the meeting through Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/804422934. To join the meeting via phone the number to call is 1(312)626-6799, with the Webinar ID being 804 422 934.

GEDC Agenda_(April2020) Final

Gorham Economic Development Committee, Special Session – April 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM

GEDC Special Session Agenda_040120

Note:  This meeting will be conducted via Zoom videoconferencing platform.  Click on the following link to access the meeting through Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/595869885

New Economic Development Director joins Town of Gorham

Kevin Jensen joined the Town of Gorham as Economic Development Director for the Department of Community Development in January 2020.  Kevin brings extensive experience in grant management, workforce development, and fundraising with a career that includes leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.  He earned a Master in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and comes to Gorham after living and working in New York City for ten years.  Kevin is excited to bring together his past work experience, skill set and education to address the economic needs and priorities of Gorham.

“This role will also require me to learn a great deal from colleagues, GEDC members and community leaders, and that will be one of my first priorities on the job,” says Kevin.  “My goal is to become a trusted advocate for the business community, and I will work hard to make available my time and resources to support Gorham’s businesses.”

Gorham Town Manager Ephrem Paraschak:  “With extensive experience in grant management and workforce development, and a deeply-rooted desire to serve his community and make a positive impact where he lives, we are thrilled to have Kevin and look forward to what the future holds for economic development in Gorham.”