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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: Maine Legislative Update: MEREDA’s top policy initiatives and how you can help!

Every year, the Maine Legislature and Governor consider over a thousand bills, and chances are high that some of them threaten to impact your business.  Savvy business leaders today stay informed of the current issues, and know how to engage … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: Real Estate Development 202: Housing Development Demystified— A Look Behind the Veil

As many Maine communities continue to experience a boom in housing development, public curiosity about the inner workings of the development process has elevated. What’s driving decisions like site selection, target markets, and design choices? Make plans to join MEREDA … Continue reading

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MEREDA Awards Scholarships to College Students

MEREDA’s 4th Annual “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon & Silent Auction Fundraiser, which was held this past May at Bayside Bowl in Portland raised enough funds to donate a total of sixteen $1500 scholarships to students studying at the seven schools in … Continue reading

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Morning Menu Breakfast Event: Sustainable Stormwater Infrastructure = Sustainable Growth Perspectives on Stormwater Service Fee Programs and Credits

With each passing year, cities and towns are faced with increased requirements, under the federal Clean Water Act, to protect and restore water quality in our streams, rivers, lakes and coastal waters.  These mandates require communities to ensure they appropriately … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: The High Cost of Construction: Avoiding Surprises

Building new or renovating an existing facility is an expensive endeavor. Whether it is speculative office space, an industrial facility or a mixed use property, construction costs can spiral upward very easily.  The potential surprises and unexpected occurrences during the process … Continue reading

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MEREDA Hosts Annual Fall Networking Social

  Another great “meet-and-greet” opportunity, this time on Portland’s Waterfront, join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) at its highly-anticipated Annual Fall Social on October 20th! MEREDA’s networking events attract key players in Maine’s real estate industry and … Continue reading

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Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Complete Streets: Can We Drive, Walk, and Bike in Harmony?

Narrowed vehicle lanes, “Share the Road” signage, multi-use paths, traffic calming, flashing pedestrian crossings – have you heard these terms and wonder what it means here in Maine and the Bangor region? Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association … Continue reading

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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 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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