Monthly Archives: November 2015

Finding Equitable Stormwater Funding

By Toby Fedder, PE, Woodard & Curran Operational and capital costs associated with stormwater management seem to grow every year, driven higher by increasingly stringent permits, which mandate pollutant load reductions and require increased system resiliency. The costs of municipal … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on The Hyatt Place Portland, Old Port

In the fifth 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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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – Our Lakes, Our Future: Preserving Shorefront Value

Maine lakes are not only beautiful, they are a surprisingly powerful economic engine — generating more than $3.5 billion in annual spending, providing more jobs than any single Maine employer, fueling countless local businesses, supplying drinking water to half our … Continue reading

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The “Cap Rate”

By Mark L. Plourde, MAI, Maine Valuation Company You may hear the term “Cap Rate” in discussions or articles involving commercial real estate. Even if you already have an understanding of what the term means, here is a little more … Continue reading

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