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Maine Real Estate Industry Leaders Recognized at MEREDA’s 2018 Forecast Conference

A record of nearly 900 of Maine’s real estate professionals gathered recently to hear experts give statewide economic projections at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)’s annual Forecast Conference, sponsored by TD Bank, in Portland. In addition to … Continue reading

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No room at the inn; low vacancy rates squeeze urban centers

A sell-out crowd of more than 900 were on hand as MEREDA hosted its annual Forecast Conference last week in Portland. This is the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine, and is specifically geared toward developers, brokers, … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

Donald McFadden, C.G., Director of Environmental Services at St.Germain Collins, and resident of Scarborough, and Mark Stasium, of Portland, Senior Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Division of Camden National Bank, have been elected to the board of … Continue reading

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Join MEREDA on February 7th for a Portland Moratorium and Zoning Amendments Forum

After years of very limited development of new market rate housing in Portland, development volume is up significantly, providing new housing developments in the single family, condominium and apartment markets.  Portland recently revised its R-6 zoning that applies on the … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Young Street Apartments

In multi-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 investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Announces Public Policy Committee Co-Chair

Michael Lane of Richmond, a partner at Preti Flaherty, has been named Co-Chair of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) Public Policy Committee. Mike chairs Preti Flaherty’s Real Estate Group and has represented clients in all aspects of … Continue reading

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Maureen Van Uden, TD Bank, Elected to the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s Board of Directors

Maureen Van Uden, Senior Relationship Manager at TD Bank, has been elected to the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA) board of directors.  Her 20+ year career at TD Bank has included Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, Small Business Lending, … Continue reading

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MEREDA Awards Scholarships to College Students

Over the past few weeks, MEREDA’s Vice President of Operations, Shelly R. Clark has traveled to meet with those Maine students receiving scholarships raised from MEREDA’s 5th Anniversary “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser.  The event raised enough funds to donate … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s DevelopME Committee Co-Chairs to Participate on Board of Directors

In early 2017, MEREDA announced the formation of a new committee for its enthusiastic emerging leaders. DevelopME was formed with a simple mission: “To engage membership and create professional development opportunities within MEREDA for the next generation of industry professionals”.  … Continue reading

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How To: Sublet your way around a commercial real estate shortage

by Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, Partner | Broker, NAI The Dunham Group Let me paint a picture and it may sound familiar. You are a small business owner in a tight commercial real estate market. You have grown the company and … Continue reading

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