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Real estate index: Maine in slowdown

Despite the stalled activity since early 2012, the mild post-recession recovery contiues, the new measure indicates.

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Maine's real estate and construction activity has been on a downward  trajectory since early 2012, according to a new statewide index set to  debut Wednesday.

Maine's real estate and construction activity has been on a downward  trajectory since early 2012, according to a new statewide index set to  debut Wednesday.

Still, the overall picture painted by the index is  one of mild recovery in the real estate market since the economic  recession began, local experts said. Commercial developers and real  estate brokers in Portland said they expect to see that recovery  continue. ...see original coverage...