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What We Do


Maine Commercial Realty is a full service, commercial and investment real estate agency serving the greater Bangor, Maine region and beyond.


Our firm specializes in commercial real estate for sale, for lease or exchange. This includes professional office space, retail properties, commercial land, investment real estate, site selection services, ground leases and business brokerage. We routinely work with local, regional and national buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, developers, builders and real estate investors. 

Maine Commercial Realty, One Merchants Plaza, Bangor, ME
Why Choose Us
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Why Choose Maine Commercial Realty?


Today’s commercial real estate environment is more complex than ever. So, it is vitally important that you choose a brokerage firm with market knowledge and full time expertise in this specialized field. With more than 65 years of experience, we assist our clients by reducing market risks, uncovering hidden opportunities and offering fresh alternatives that often result in substantial cost savings. We strive to earn lasting relationships with those we serve.

We invite you to stop by our office, visit us online or simply give us a call to discuss your commercial real estate goals. There is no obligation and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Whether you are an individual, corporation, institutional investor or non-profit organization, we will add value to all of your commercial real estate endeavers.

“When it comes to describing John Bonadio, both as a person and a realtor, words come easily. He is diligent, prepared, honest, courteous, and always available. Above all, he possesses a deep knowledge of local real estate, always keeping his finger on the pulse of market conditions and changes. 

"Our business relationship, which involves leasing, buying, and selling commercial office space, has spanned over 21 years. As time went by, we became more like friends than business acquaintances. 

"I would recommend him to anyone, whether they’re a savvy buyer or just starting out. His decades of experience are unmatched.” 

Ilya Askinazi 

Our Team

John Bonadio






John Bonadio is a very well-known figure in Bangor’s commercial real estate market. He has built an impressive reputation over four decades as the founder, owner, and president of Maine Commercial Realty. His expertise spans all aspects of the industry.

John has represented hundreds of clients in the purchase and sale of commercial and investment real estate. With his expertise in commercial leasing, he has represented both landlords and tenants in securing lease space across a variety of sectors, including retail, office, medical, dental, and industrial.

He takes tremendous pride in having played a significant role in securing locations for many new businesses to the area, including notable brands such as Walgreens, Tractor Supply, Family Dollar, Dunkin Donuts, Tim Hortons, Taco Bell, KFC, Subway, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Local Infusion, and many others.

Local and regional business owners, national developers, and broker representatives have relied on John’s clear understanding of the market. He guides them in securing the most advantageous business locations and achieving optimal investment value for their future. His deep understanding of market dynamics and trends enables him to provide advice tailored to his clients’ business goals and investment strategies.

John attributes much of his success to repeat business and positive referrals from past clients and customers. This highlights his joy in working with people and his genuine commitment to building long-lasting friendships in both the real estate industry and his local community.

Bev Uhlenhake






Bev Uhlenhake came to Maine Commercial Realty with over 19 years of commercial real estate experience, having served as a commercial broker at another local commercial real estate firm for over 18 years and as Chief Development Officer for Sky Villa Properties for over a year, a position which includes property analysis, lease management, and maximization.

Uhlenhake is well-known for presenting the Bangor Area Market Overview at the Maine Real Estate and Development Association’s (MEREDA) Annual Forecasting Conference, dishing out data, trends, and predictions most years for over a decade. She has served on the organization’s board since 2012 and was named Volunteer of the Year in 2018. She earned her CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) in 2008, and in 2019, Uhlenhake was named Maine’s Commercial REALTOR of the Year.

In addition to her work in the commercial real estate arena, Uhlenhake has been involved in public service. She previously served on Brewer City Council, including two terms as Mayor, and on the Brewer High School Board of Trustees. At the statewide level, she was appointed as a public member to the 15-member Maine Apportionment Commission, which was responsible for redistricting the state after the 2020 census. She presently serves on the boards of directors for the Northeast Workforce Development Board and OHI and was President of the Rotary Club of Bangor when it celebrated its centennial year.

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