Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Courtyard by Marriott

MEREDA:  Describe the building and project. J.B. Brown & Sons:  The project consists of a 132 room Courtyard by Marriott, 7,000 sf Tiqa restaurant, 14 residential condominium units, and 34 on-site parking spaces.  We also constructed a pedestrian way connecting … Continue reading

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MEREDA Welcomes New Vice Presidents

PORTLAND, Maine (July 17, 2015) – The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce the appointments of Bruce Jones, Creative Office Pavilion and Brian Curley, PDT Architects to Vice Presidents for 2015 -2016. Bruce Jones, Business … Continue reading

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Protect your Commercial Real Estate Investment

By Justin Lamontagne of NAI | The Dunham Group My father always said, “If it’s worthwhile doing, it’s worthwhile doing right”. As a teenager, it was one of those absolutely grating sayings that usually accompanied some menial assignment or chore … Continue reading

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The Maine Real Estate & Development Association Announces 2015-16 Officers and Welcomes New Board Member

PORTLAND, Maine (July 14, 2015) – The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce its 2015-16 slated officers, which include Paul Peck of Drummond & Drummond, Brian Curley of PDT Architects, and Bruce Jones of Creative … Continue reading

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Kick Your Taxes Down the Road with a Like-Kind Exchange

By Andrew Smith, Baker Newman Noyes, Tax Principal The “like-kind exchange” rules housed in Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 allow taxpayers to defer gain on the sale of a business or investment property if they reinvest in a similar property within … Continue reading

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The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Recognizes Retiring Board Members

Jaimie Schwartz of Bernstein Shur served as a contributing member of the MEREDA Board for the past 13 years. MEREDA recognized Schwartz in 2011 with its Robert B. Patterson, Jr. Founders’ Award, which honors members of MEREDA who have distinguished … Continue reading

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