Monthly Archives: October 2017

Portland Question 1. Big bureaucracy that’s bad for affordable housing.

Say NO to Rent Control Portland Question 1 – the rent control proposal –  is on the ballot for Portland voters’ consideration on November 7. MEREDA believes that if passed, the initiative could have significant and unintended negative impacts on … Continue reading

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MEREDA OPPOSES PORTLAND BALLOT QUESTION 2

A dangerous ballot initiative will be voted upon on November 7 in the City of Portland.  Question 2 asks whether voters support a change to the City Code to give veto power to a small minority of registered voters, in … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Gary D. Vogel as Vice President

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce that longtime member, Gary Vogel of Drummond Woodsum, has been elected Vice President. Currently, Gary also serves as chair of MEREDA’s Public Policy Committee, and is a generous … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event “Introduction to the Portland 2030 District”

A program of the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG), the Portland 2030 District is a collaborative, nationally recognized, but local community of high performance buildings in downtown Portland that aims to dramatically reduce energy and water consumption and reduce … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Membership & Marketing Committee Vice Chair

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce that Portland resident, Josh Fifield, a Senior Account Executive in the Business Insurance Department of Clark Insurance will fill the role of Vice Chair of MEREDA’s Membership & … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Meetinghouse Lofts Condominiums

In multi-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 investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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