Category Archives: Events

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 Awards Top 6 Notable Projects of 2015

Projects from York County to Dover-Foxcroft Received Special Recognition at MEREDA’s 2016 Annual Spring Conference The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Notable Projects … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Environmental Update: The Latest from the Trenches in Due Diligence and Changes at the Department of Environmental Protection

Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) for breakfast on June 7, 2016 from 7:30 – 9:00 AM at the Clarion Hotel in Portland for an update on Due Diligence and Changes at the Department of Environmental Protection. … 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 Real Estate Spring Conference: “The Office of the Future & the Future is Now”

Today, rapid changes to work styles, expectations of younger generations, and accelerating technological advances are disrupting conventional notions of the office. Workers are abandoning the cubicle, first introduced 50 years ago, for “the new office,” which requires less square footage … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: Energy Islanding: Creating Microgrids for Grid Resiliency and On Site Generation

Microgrids are a localized grouping of electricity sources that operate and connect to the centralized grid but can also disconnect and function autonomously. Microgrids serve several functions, they provide continuous electricity for buildings that cannot lose power, they serve as … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – “Historic Masonry Reborn” – the care of historic brick and stone buildings in Maine

Join MEREDA on April 5th at DaVinci’s Eatery in Lewiston to learn how to address the challenges of repairing historic masonry buildings.  Our panelists will review how to analyze the conditions of existing buildings, propose solutions that meet budget, design and … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – Show Me the Money: Commercial Real Estate Financing Trends

It has been said that the real estate market has “recovered” and buy/sell activity has been strong in just about every category of property in 2015 with expectations that prosperity continue into 2016. This was confirmed by industry experts at … 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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