Monthly Archives: February 2016

Encore of solid performance for latest MEREDA Index

The latest MEREDA Index, unveiled in late January 2016 at MEREDA’s Forecast Conference, comes in at 100, signifying solid performance for the last two quarters. As a key economic indicator for Maine, the MEREDA Index measures the pulse of the … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – Show Me the Money: Commercial Real Estate Financing Trends

It has been said that the real estate market has “recovered” and buy/sell activity has been strong in just about every category of property in 2015 with expectations that prosperity continue into 2016. This was confirmed by industry experts at … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Market Value of Lakefront Property

Maggie Shannon, Program Manager for LakeSmart and Lake Advocacy, Maine Lakes Society Lake Value and Vulnerability Maine lakes are a national treasure. Like magnets, their allure irresistibly draws us to them and makes lakefront property a high value commodity. Most … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social

MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social Thinking Spring?  Think MEREDA on March 24!  At this time of year, who isn’t already thinking about Spring?  Why not make plans now to join us at Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant for MEREDA’s Annual Spring … Continue reading

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Five real estate luminaries presented with awards

At a recent conference, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) presented awards to five individuals, each selected for their contributions to MEREDA and, more generally, to the health of the Maine real estate market over the last several … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu: The Changing Office Landscape – a look at Coworking

As demand for commercial real estate increases, how can property owners, brokers and developers meet the evolving expectations of modern businesses?  What are the emerging trends in real estate, design and marketing as they pertain to today’s mobile workforce?  Specifically, … Continue reading

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Experts, numbers show optimism for Maine real estate in 2016

MAINE — The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) hosted a record-breaking 800 attendees earlier this month for the group’s annual Forecast Conference, where about a dozen experts reviewed Maine real estate trends from 2015, and predicted what is … Continue reading

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