Author Archives: Shelly R. Clark

MEREDA’s DevelopME’s Lunch & Learn Series “Breaking into Development” Part Three:”Managing Assets for Maximum Value”

MEREDA’s DevelopME Committee is pleased to host its final installment of the Lunch and Learn series “Breaking Into Development”. Sherrin Vail from Northern New England Housing Investment Fund (NNEHIF) and Brit Vitalius from Vitalius Real Estate Group will share their insights on the … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate Industry Leaders Recognized at MEREDA’s 2018 Forecast Conference

A record of nearly 900 of Maine’s real estate professionals gathered recently to hear experts give statewide economic projections at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)’s annual Forecast Conference, sponsored by TD Bank, in Portland. In addition to … Continue reading

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No room at the inn; low vacancy rates squeeze urban centers

A sell-out crowd of more than 900 were on hand as MEREDA hosted its annual Forecast Conference last week in Portland. This is the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine, and is specifically geared toward developers, brokers, … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

Donald McFadden, C.G., Director of Environmental Services at St.Germain Collins, and resident of Scarborough, and Mark Stasium, of Portland, Senior Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Division of Camden National Bank, have been elected to the board of … Continue reading

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Join MEREDA on February 7th for a Portland Moratorium and Zoning Amendments Forum

After years of very limited development of new market rate housing in Portland, development volume is up significantly, providing new housing developments in the single family, condominium and apartment markets.  Portland recently revised its R-6 zoning that applies on the … Continue reading

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Maine’s real estate sector hits record high

Second most important driver of GDP at its best in a decade Earlier this month, with a best-ever 900 on hand for MEREDA’s premiere annual forecasting event, luminaries from Maine’s real estate industry unveiled the highest levels of The MEREDA … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event “A Presentation by FocusMaine”

Join MEREDA for breakfast on February 13 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor for a presentation by FocusMaine, a 10-year initiative to strengthen and revitalize opportunity and prosperity in Maine by accelerating the creation of quality jobs in the areas of … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast – A Presentation by FocusMaine

Join MEREDA for breakfast on February 1 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Portland Regency Hotel for a presentation by FocusMaine, a 10-year initiative to strengthen and revitalize opportunity and prosperity in Maine by accelerating the creation of quality jobs in the areas … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s 2018 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference & Member Showcase

Each January, over 750 of the state’s leading real estate experts attend MEREDA’s TD Bank Sponsored Signature Event, the Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase.  Scheduled to be held on January 18, 2018 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Young Street Apartments

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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