Monthly Archives: January 2014

IRS Issues Further Guidance on Tangible Property Regulations

The Rev. Proc. now provides the clarification needed to properly address changes under the new permanent Tangible Property Regulations.  It also underscores the importance of utilizing UoP designations on properties in your portfolio, as a properly prepared UoP reference document … Continue reading

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More Media Links from MEREDA’s Annual Forecast Conference

After its Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference held in front of nearly 700 attendees on January 23, 2014, MEREDA is in the News… WCSH 6 Maine real estate poised for growth WGME 13  Maine realtors say 2013 was a very … Continue reading

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Maine’s economy on the rise as real estate sector rebounds

The MEREDA Index for 2014 Maine’s economy is on the up-tick, according to the newest data from The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA).  In its semi-annual report on the state of Maine’s real estate industry, the MEREDA Index … Continue reading

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Check out MEREDA in the News…

After its Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference held in front of nearly 700 attendees on January 23, 2014, MEREDA is in the News… Mainebiz  – 01/24/14 Reports: Maine real estate market brightening MPBN –  01/24/14 Maine Realtors Upbeat About State’s Economy  … Continue reading

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MEREDA Announces 2014 Award Winners

PORTLAND, Maine – Drew Sigfridson, president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, announced the 2014 winners of awards presented at MEREDA’s Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference. The conference … Continue reading

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A bright economic future is on Maine’s horizon

Maine’s top industry leaders gathered in Portland to reveal a positive outlook for the future PORTLAND, Maine (January 23, 2013) – The economic forecast for Maine is looking bright according to experts at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Cashing in on the New Regulations: Real Estate Tax Planning

Cost Segregation is a highly beneficial and widely accepted tax planning strategy utilized by commercial property owners, tenants, CPAs and trusted advisors, to defer tax, accelerate depreciation deductions and improve cash flow. This valuable strategy can be implemented for newly … Continue reading

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Maine’s real estate experts to give regional economic projections at MEREDA’s forecast conference

PORTLAND, Maine – Experts will discuss which areas of the Maine’s economy will grow and which will shrink in 2014 at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s annual Real Estate Forecast Conference on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Portland. Initial projections … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – “Make Your Deal Work with New Markets Tax Credits”

The federal new markets tax credit program has been utilized by developers over the past 12 years to finance a variety of projects being built or rehabbed in certain “low-income communities” throughout the country.  In 2012, Maine created its own … Continue reading

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