Category Archives: Events

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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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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