Brunswick housing increase isn’t maintaining with demand

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Tons of of recent housing models are going up on the previous naval air base right here together with a whole lot extra in different areas of city.

But housing stays far in need of demand as this well-situated midcoast Maine city, the ninth largest within the state with a inhabitants of about 22,000, morphs from a spot the place folks reside to at least one the place additionally they work. On prime of the brand new initiatives, a just lately handed ordinance goals to extend the variety of inexpensive models in new developments.

Discovering house is changing into a problem. The constructing flurry close to the doorway to the Brunswick Touchdown, a middle of enterprise exercise, will take up the remaining house there as soon as the virtually 400 models are constructed over the following couple years. That may unfold any new housing to different components of Brunswick, together with Cooks Nook, the place the city has authorised a 202-unit rental growth throughout from Mid Coast Hospital, one other main employer.