CPB2 manager Jim Brady was a driving force behind The Press Hotel, Maine’s first and only LEED-certified boutique hotel. Located in the historic Old Port headquarters of the Portland Press Herald, which Jim bought and renovated after the newspaper offices moved in 2013, this newsroom and journalism-themed hotel opened to much acclaim in May 2015.
Conceived by CPB2’s Casey Prentice, Evo is a highly anticipated new entrant to Portland’s diverse restaurant scene. The restaurant, located adjacent to the Hyatt Place Hotel in Portland’s Old Port, will feature a modern fusion of Eastern Mediterranean cuisines in a chic yet relaxed environment, led by an executive chef with experience at Michelin-starred New York restaurants. Evo will open in June 2015.
This 70,000 square foot class A office and retail building, located at the corner of Franklin and Fore Streets, is home to Bangor Savings Bank, Baker Newman Noyes, and several other professional services tenants. The project was developed by Jim Brady’s Olympia Development Group for Olympia Equity Investors.
The Hilton Garden Inn is located in the heart of Portsmouth’s historic district, within walking distance of the area’s best shopping, dining and entertainment. Jim Brady was president of Olympia Development Group during the design and completion of this project for client Cathartes Investments.
Jim Brady was president of Olympia Development Group during the development of this 60,000 square foot office condo. Located at 300 Fore Street, it was built to suit and serves as U.S. headquarters for CIEE, the world’s largest organizer of international educational and professional and cultural exchange programs.
Owned by Olympia Equity Investors and developed by Olympia Development Group while Jim Brady was president, this medical office building is home to Dermatology Associates. The 40,000 square foot building was Maine’s first LEED-certified private (non-government) building.
As Project Director for MProject, based in Bologna, Italy, Jim Brady was responsible for a €400 million multi-project development that included the rehabilitation of two historic assets in Venice: the Excelsior, originally built in 1904, and Hotel Des Bains, originally built in 1906.
Chebeague Island, Maine
Casey Prentice, as principal of Prentice Hospitality Group, oversaw renovations to this 21-room historic inn abutting a 9-hole ocean-side golf course. Ranked “#6 Best Hotel in the Northeast” by Condé Nast Traveler in 2013 and a preferred wedding location of Martha Stewart, the Inn is a quintessential Maine destination for casual fine dining and overnight stays.