Portland’s East End has wasted no time in its transformation. It’s been said that when Shipyard Brewing Co. moved into a vacant factory building on India Street in 1994, the company filled a fleet of Dumpsters. In these cases, it’s ground-up construction.

Now, Allied-Cook Construction is showing momentum on a project that will house the headquarters of animal life sciences company Covetrus and a “brewtel” hotel being developed by Shipyard Brewing. Covetrus Inc. (Nasdaq: CVET), which has 5,500 employees globally, is currently housed at 7 Custom House St., a few blocks away. Read more