FAME Approves Financing for Thompson's Point Project

At its August 16 board meeting, the members of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved a direct loan totaling $495,000 to Forefront Commons I, LLC, to help renovate an historic former rail building as part of a larger construction project at Thompson’s Point in Portland. FAME’s action is expected to help create and retain… Learn more »

FAME Recognized for Fourth Year as a Best Place to Work in Maine

For the fourth year in a row, the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program, created in 2006, is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management–Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz,… Learn more »

FAME Approves Financing for Aroostook Lumber Mill

FAME has approved 90% loan insurance on a loan by TD Bank totaling $944,000 to Maibec USA LLC. Funds will be used for the purchase of a feed conveyor deck and de-barker machine for mill operations in the town of Masardis. The venture is expected to help retain 145 Maine jobs and bring operational efficiencies to the mill.