When Karen Cox stopped her car at a stoplight on Main Street in Presque Isle, she knew that the former GiftSmart location would be the ideal place to begin her own hair and tanning salon.
Posts Tagged: Aroostook County
Grasshopper Academy – Houlton, Maine
Lacey made the decision to leave her business partnership and go out solely on her own. She wanted to purchase this existing daycare and keep the doors open. She turned to Josh Nadeau, Maine SBDC business advisor located at Northern Maine Development Commission.
Allen Family Stables – Caribou, ME
After one successful business venture, Lauren Allen approached Center Director & Business Advisor Josh Nadeau for a second time with a larger business idea that was close to her heart. Lauren had always dreamed of owning her own horse stable. She had found an existing stable that was not being utilized to its potential and… Read more »
Have you ever gotten your vehicle detailed and felt the stress of dropping your vehicle off for service and not having access to your vehicle for a full day? Anyone who has gotten their vehicle detailed will tell you this is the biggest downside to the service. Although many people take pride in their vehicles… Read more »
Seiders Hill-Top Lanes – Hodgton, Maine
Laura Seider and her husband Geno have wanted to own their business for years. The couple has turned to Center Director and Business Advisors Josh Nadeau for assistance over the last several years assessing different business opportunities, but have not quite found one worth purchasing or pursuing.
Client Highlight: Big Machias Lake Camps, LLC in Ashland, ME
Once he decided to pursue the purchase of the business, he was referred to Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) where he worked closely with Josh Nadeau of the Maine Small Business Development Centers to develop an attractive business plan.
MaineBiz: Buyer of Portage Lakeside Cabins converting seasonal business into four-season resort
PORTAGE LAKE — An Aroostook County native and former marine said her purchase of Portage Lakeside Cabins, not far from her childhood stomping grounds, fulfills her longtime dream for a business while allowing her to raise her children in a region she loves. In a transaction finalized Sept. 13, Shannon Currier purchased the business for… Read more »
Business Highlight: Aroostook Driving School – Caribou
When Ryan Deprey and Todd Albert, well known teachers and coaches in the local school system, heard that one of the longstanding driving schools in Caribou was closing due to retirement, they saw an opportunity. The pair approached Josh Nadeau, Maine SBDC business advisor at Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC), to take advantage of that… Read more »
Business Highlight: Autotronics – Frenchville & Bangor
Autotronics approached Maine SBDC Business Advisor Josh Nadeau looking for help in restructuring some current loans as well as funds to help build a new state of the art paint facility at their headquarters in Frenchville, Maine.
County Kidz Child Care – Houlton
“We really enjoyed working with Josh, he was very knowledgeable and if he didn’t have the answer he was quick to get one.” Amanda Crane, Business Co-Owner