Monthly Archives: May 2015

MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Maine’s Aging Trades & Workforce: Who is Going to Build our Buildings?

Buffet Breakfast: 7:30 ~ Program: 8:00 – 9:00 AM The average age of our trade workers (plumbers, electricians, sheet rockers, etc.) is over 50. Like our state workers in general, our tradespeople are starting to retire in droves. How do … Continue reading

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Maine’s Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

by Greg Paxton, Executive Director, Maine Preservation Historic Preservation may be the least understood major economic development strategy in Maine, bringing numerous financial benefits to the state’s communities.  Preservation drives downtown revitalization and neighborhood rehabilitation, enhances real estate markets, grows … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Awards Top 7 Notable Projects of 2014

Projects from Portland to Ellsworth to Farmington Received Special Recognition at MEREDA’s 2015 Annual Spring Conference The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) recently announced winners of its 2014 Notable Projects Awards at its annual Spring Conference in Portland last … Continue reading

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Maine’s Growing Food Economy & Its Impact on Real Estate: Highlights from MEREDA’s 2015 Annual Spring Conference

Over 280 industry professionals gathered on May 12th to discuss the commercial real estate implications of Maine’s booming food and beverage economy. Maine has become a culinary destination, known for not just lobster, but beer, coffee, organic produce, sea and … Continue reading

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MEREDA Brought National Speaker to Maine for Discussion on Consumer Insights for Residential Development Opportunities by Generation

A crowd of Maine’s real estate professionals gathered recently to listen to a renowned national speaker present consumer insights for residential development opportunities by generation. The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)’s premier breakfast event “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation” … Continue reading

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