What’s up with Maine’s downtowns?

Kevin Mattson, president of Dirigo Capital Advisors, discusses what's driving people back to Maine's downtown districts.

Kevin Mattson, president of Dirigo Capital Advisors, discusses what's driving people back to Maine's downtown districts.

All across Maine, downtown districts are making a comeback. Renewed energy and vitality are everywhere to be found, and not just in isolated pockets here and there. Several towns and cities have already won “Main Street, USA” designations, and several more are pursuing.

Is this a totally random and coincidental phenomenon? Nope. There are very tangible reasons for this, and here Kevin Mattson discusses what's driving the trend.