Monthly Archives: October 2015

MEREDA Endorses Question 2 on Statewide Ballot, Opposes Question 2 in Portland

MEREDA Endorses Question 2 on Statewide Ballot MEREDA supports Question 2 on the statewide ballot, theSenior Affordable Housing Bond. This bond would authorize the sale of $15 million in general obligation bonds, to be used in combination with more than … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on The Bay House Condominiums

In the fourth of a 7-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 … Continue reading

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Do You Have a License For That? When You Need More Than A Handshake

By Charlie Katz-Leavy, Partner, Verrill Dana, LLP If you own real estate, there may be an occasion when a neighbor, contractor, or someone else seeks a favor.  For example, someone may want to temporarily use or pass through your property.  … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Event – Creating in Maine: the “State of Manufacturing” and a Site-Selection/Plant Development Case Study

Did you know there are over 1,800 manufacturers in Maine employing over 55,000 people with an average salary of $54,000/year? The impact of manufacturing in our state currently and in years past is undeniable. The Maine Real Estate & Development … Continue reading

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Emerging workplace challenges: age, weight and drugs

By Tony Payne, VP/Business Development, Clark Insurance Maine once led the nation in the cost of workers’ compensation insurance but reforms and hard work have changed all that. Since 1992, costs have been cut in half. The two most important … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Event: Real Estate Partnerships: How to make money while keeping your investors, your bank and the IRS happy.

In today’s complicated real estate market, rarely can one party bring all the resources needed to complete an ambitious real estate project. Whether it be capital, know-how or a below-market purchase option on a buildable lot in the East End, … Continue reading

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