Monthly Archives: October 2014

Design the right time for building technology

By Matt Eaton, IT Service Consultant, WGTECH Commercial building developers need to consider all of the factors that make a building attractive to potential tenants, and one of the most overlooked areas is the infrastructure required to support today’s technologies. … Continue reading

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MEREDA Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

Eben Adams of South Portland and Amy Booth of Cumberland have been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers. … Continue reading

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Downtown vs the suburbs: How office markets need to change with the times

By Cameron Woodford, Commercial Properties Inc. Office property fundamentals have steadily improved during the economic recovery. However, the office market will face some very unique challenges in the coming decade as workforce demographics affect corporate real estate decisions. Each office … Continue reading

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Six things to consider when purchasing investment real estate

By Chris Paszyc, CCIM, Broker, Partner, CBRE | The Boulos Company So, you’re sitting on a pile of cash like Warren Buffett because nobody won the March Madness Bracket Challenge, trying to decide where to invest next. You like the … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – “Real Estate Development 101”: What You Need to Know

This is the third installment in our “Real Estate Development 101” series, this time being held in Biddeford! We hope you will join us in York County for what is sure to be a very interactive session.  Please come to … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – Environmental Issues in Business Transactions: Practical Problem Solving, including the Maine Voluntary Response Action Program

Make Your Deal Work – Avoid Environmental Pitfalls and Delays After several decades of living with environmental liabilities, most developers and brokers understand the road map through environmental issues, and the value of an environmental site assessment. But what are … Continue reading

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Shoreland Zoning Rule Changes Coming Soon

By Avery Day, Lawyer / Lobbyist, Pierce Atwood LLP Shoreland zoning rule changes at the state level are on the regulatory agenda over the coming months.  Through Maine’s shoreland zoning statute, municipalities are required to adopt and enforce local land … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event: ” Protecting Your Property – Hot Topics in Estate and Retirement Planning for Real Estate Investors”

Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) for breakfast on October 28 from 7:30 – 9:00 AM at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street in Portland as two top financial experts discuss ways to protect your property through … Continue reading

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