More than a hill of beans: Roux developer seeks zoning for 16- to 17-story building

The nonprofit that is developing the former B&M Baked Beans property in Portland is seeking a zoning change that would allow construction of what would be Maine’s tallest building as part of a group of large buildings on the former industrial site.

The Institute for Digital Engineering and Life Sciences, or IDEALS, is redeveloping the former bean factory to house the Roux Institute at Northeastern University, a technology graduate school and business accelerator. Read more

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