Monthly Archives: August 2015

Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) to Host Annual L/A Fall Networking Social at Baxter Brewing Co.

After the summer break, make plans to join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) at Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston on September 24 from 5-7 pm for its Annual L/A Fall Social.  Located in the historic Bates Mill, … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Seaport Village & The Inn at Seaport

In the third 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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Brand Marketing Positions Businesses for Top Price When Selling

by Alexandra Heseltine, President, GCMD – web design + branding + marketing Often times when a business owner decides it’s time to sell his or her company, revenues are on the decline. If your business is upside down because debts exceed … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Series Returns on September 10th – Risk Management at the State House: What you don’t know could hurt you, or help you!

Every year, the Maine Legislature and Governor consider over a thousand bills, and chances are high that some of them threaten to impact your business. Savvy business leaders today stay informed of the current issues, and know how to engage … Continue reading

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The First Regular Session of the 127th Legislature was exciting and eventful. Read on for a review of the highlights.

By Andrea Cianchette Maker, Government Relations Attorney, Pierce Atwood LLP, and Public Policy Counsel to MEREDA Governor Elected with a Strong Vote Last November Governor LePage was re-elected by a larger margin than expected, securing his second term which started … Continue reading

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IRS Form 3115 and Common Area Maintenance Charges

By Rick Smith, Bernstein Shur’s Real Estate Practice Group and Green Building Team Is it a tenant-paid repair or a landlord-paid capital expenditure? This is an important question for landlords and tenants with common area maintenance provisions in their leases. … Continue reading

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