Business By The Numbers

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Some Statistics

  • In 2016, over 1.2 million people crossed the U.S./Canadian border in Calais
  • The cost of labor averages about $18/hour
  • The cost of living in Maine is 4.29% lower than the national average
  • The median home price is $60,500 in the Baileyville/Calais area
  • The Baileyville mil rate is 16.7, the Calais mil rate is 25.3 and the State of Maine sales tax is 5.5%.
  • There is no local sales tax
  • Outdoor recreational sales topped $8.2 billion in 2016 (Mainebiz Magazine 7/27/17)


  • The Princeton Municipal Airport is just 5 miles north of Baileyville and can handle small jets, has the ability to clear customs and refuel planes.
  • The Port of Eastport is one of 8 natural deep water ports on the east coast of the United States.
  • There are three bridges to Canada located in Calais.
  • Route 9 in Baileyville, and the first leg of the east/west highway, connects to Interstate 95 in Brewer.
  • Rail service to Canada is available in Baileyville in conjunction with Woodland Pulp, LLC


Please call our office at 207-214-9394 for more information regarding the following investment opportunities:

  • Five axle vehicle repair and maintenance facility
  • Private label bottled water production facility
  • 55+ active living community development
  • Boutique hotel
  • Private label hard cider production
  • Outdoor Outfitter