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New index captures real estate trends

Mainebiz – January 25, 2013 A new metric for gauging Maine’s real estate market shows some modestly encouraging news. At its annual conference Thursday, the Maine Real Estate and Development Association unveiled a new market-tracking index that compares indicators back … Continue reading

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A commercial real estate comeback for Portland?

Mainebiz – October 30, 2012 A survey of the greater Portland office market shows signs of a rebound after five years of declining vacancy and lease rates, but some brokers are still skeptical that the market has achieved meaningful growth. … Continue reading

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MEREDA Members Comment on Governor’s Nomination of John Gallagher as Director of the Maine State Housing Authority

Portland, Maine – Members of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, are closely watching Governor LePage’s recent nomination of John Gallagher to serve as the Director of the Maine … Continue reading

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“New Urbanism” Explained – MEREDA Spring Conference Keynote Speaker, Chris Leinberger, on Maine Calling on MPBN

Today on Maine Calling on MPBN, guests provided a preview of MEREDA’s Spring Conference, ‘New Urbanism: Creative Models for Innovation and Economic Growth’,  and spoke about what future towns and cities throughout Maine and across the country may one day look like.  Hear what they … Continue reading

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Creating the post-auto city

Mainebiz Article – May 14, 2012 With gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon and home foreclosures continuing with no end in sight, more and more people are ditching the suburbs and moving to the city. While that trend is … Continue reading

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The Future of Urban Centers in Maine and the U.S.

Tune in to Maine Calling on MPBN on Tuesday, May 15 at 12:15 pm for a preview of MEREDA’s Spring Conference. What might future towns and cities throughout Maine and across the country look like? Get a  preview of  MEREDA’s Spring Conference, … Continue reading

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2012 Spring Conference Keynote Speaker Article in the New York Times

Take a look at an article published in the New York Times by our upcoming Spring Conference Keynote Speaker, Chris Leinberger. The New York Times OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR – November 25, 2011 “The Death of the Fringe Suburb” By CHRISTOPHER B. … Continue reading

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Committee approves LURC restructuring

Mainebiz Article – March 23, 2012 http://www.mainebiz.biz/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120323/NEWS0101/120329973&utm_source=enews&utm_medium=Daily%2BReport&utm_campaign=Friday

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Landlords can expect better negotiating positions in 2012

MEREDA Member Justin Lamontagne in Mainebiz – February 20, 2012 Landlords can expect better negotiating positions in 2012  

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New Study Shows Bangor Area Commercial Real Estate Holding on Strong

MEREDA Member Bev Uhlenhake of Epstein Commercial Real Estate on WABI 5 TV http://www.wabi.tv/news/27293/new-study-shows-bangor-area-commercial-real-estate-holding-on-strong

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