Category Archives: Networking

MEREDA’s Annual Lewiston/Auburn Fall Networking Social

After the summer break, make plans to join MEREDA at Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston on September 22 from 5-7 pm for its Annual L/A Fall Social.  Located in the historic Bates Mill, Baxter Brewing currently distributes its flavorful and … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Year in Review 2015 -2016

By MEREDA’s Immediate Past President, Michael O’Reilly, Bangor Savings Bank Since its inception, MEREDA has continued to make progress on behalf of the development community addressing the challenges and issues relating to Maine’s real estate activities.  MEREDA’s strength has always … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Capital Judicial Center

In the third of a 6-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 … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: Alternative Project Delivery – the New Economic Development Opportunity

Relationships between the public and private sectors in the provision of infrastructure projects and other services are evolving and becoming more fluid.  A popular term of art to describe these evolving relationships is a P3 or a public-private partnership. This presentation … Continue reading

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MEREDA Raises Money for Maine Students through Scholarship Fundraiser

On May 5th, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) hosted its Fourth Annual ” Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon and Silent Auction Fundraising Event at Bayside Bowl in Portland.  Thanks to the support of our bowling teams, sponsors, and donators,the event … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Names New President and Announces 2016-17 Officers

Paul Peck, attorney at Drummond & Drummond and real estate developer with LWS Development LLC is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service … Continue reading

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Homeownership Remains Affordable; Rentals Less So

Richard E. Taylor, Research Manager at MaineHousing MaineHousing has released the 2015 Maine Home Ownership and Rental Affordability Index. This latest index reveals little change in affordability from 2014 to 2015 for both home buyers and renters in Maine. Home … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: Office of the Future to be unveiled May 17

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the trade association for commercial real estate in Maine, will host a half-day conference about the “Office of the Future” on Tue., May 17 in Portland. “These so-called ‘new offices’, without cube-farms … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social

MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social Thinking Spring?  Think MEREDA on March 24!  At this time of year, who isn’t already thinking about Spring?  Why not make plans now to join us at Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant for MEREDA’s Annual Spring … Continue reading

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The Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) Signature Event, the Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference & Member Showcase will be held on January 21, 2016

Over 700 of the state’s leading real estate experts are expected to attend MEREDA’s TD Bank sponsored event being held on January 21, 2016 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland. This unique conference brings together the largest … Continue reading

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