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March 05, 2008
David Hughes of Epstein Commercial Real Estate Joins Board of Directors

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce that J. David Hughes of Epstein Commercial Real Estate has been elected to its Board of Directors.

As a commercial real estate broker with Epstein Commercial Real Estate, David focuses on the sale and lease of office, retail, industrial, and investment properties.  Prior to Epstein commercial, David worked in property management at Hughes Associates. He has dealt with all facets of management including leasing, maintenance, and capital planning for condo associations, apartment complexes, office and retail properties.  David is a graduate of the University of Maine with a degree in Business Administration.

Recent sale transactions include shopping centers such as the University Mall and North Hampden Shopping Center, office buildings such as the former Dead River building at 55 Broadway, and former MBNA offices in Camden, and industrial properties like the former Sysco facilities in Bangor and Newport. 

Boards and Memberships:

  • CCIM designee candidate;
  • Board – Maine Commercial Association of Realtors;
  • Board - Eastern Maine Community College Foundation;
  • Board – Bangor Museum and Center for History;
  • Past President & Paul Harris Fellow - Bangor Rotary Club;
  • City of Bangor committees and taskforces;
    • Waterfront architectural design taskforce;
    • Downtown parking committee;
    • Kenduskeag trail committee.

David lives in Bangor with his wife Shellie. They enjoy skiing, white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking and camping.

According to Shelly R. Clark, Business & Operations Manager of MEREDA, "Epstein Commercial Real Estate has been a longtime supporter of MEREDA and we are pleased that David has accepted our invitation to join the Board as well as participate on our Membership and Marketing Committee.  We look forward to his active participation in furthering MEREDA's mission of promoting responsible real estate development throughout Maine”.

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is an organization whose mission is to promote an environment for responsible development and ownership of real estate throughout the State.  MEREDA accomplishes its mission through legislative advocacy, regulatory oversight, sponsorship of programs and conferences, and by serving as a unified and proactive representative for real estate and economic development interests.

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