PORTLAND, Maine – Tom Lea, president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, has announced the 2012 winners of awards presented at MEREDA's Annual Real Estate Spring Conference on May 17th.
"We have created a new award to recognize responsible real estate development in Maine. MEREDA's leadership chose 5 most notable development projects for 2011 that were deemed "noteworthy & significant" and we'd like to continue to do this annually because projects such as these are the embodiment of what MEREDA stands for", said Lea.
Honorees included: Opechee Construction Corporation for the Hampton Inn/Sebago Brewing in Portland; Waterfront Maine for Merrill’s Wharf/Pierce Atwood Building in Portland; Mattson Development LLC for the MaineGeneral Medical Center Musculoskeletal Center in Augusta; Community Housing of Maine for Maine Hall, Affordable Housing for Seniors in Bangor; and Developers Collaborative for Gilman Place in Waterville.
Founded in 1985, MEREDA is an organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers, whose mission is to promote an environment for responsible development and ownership of real estate throughout the State of Maine.