Monthly Archives: February 2018

You Can Have It Both Ways: Sound Masking Lets You Have Your Modern Open Office Design and Speech Privacy

by Tim Hooper, President, The Connectivity Group, Inc. According to a recent Boston Globe article, some 80 percent of offices these days are “open.”  Open offices generally have the following characteristics: low or no partitions, small or shared workspaces, a plethora of … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social

Thinking Spring?  Think MEREDA on March 22!  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 Social! MEREDA’s networking events attract … Continue reading

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Tax Reform and the Real Estate Industry

by Greg Bryant, Managing Partner, Bedford Cost Segregation, LLC  I started my career in commercial real estate in 1976.  Things seemed straightforward then, maybe it was because I was young and naïve.  For the last 15 years, my firm has … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s DevelopME’s Lunch & Learn Series “Breaking into Development” Part Three:”Managing Assets for Maximum Value”

MEREDA’s DevelopME Committee is pleased to host its final installment of the Lunch and Learn series “Breaking Into Development”. Sherrin Vail from Northern New England Housing Investment Fund (NNEHIF) and Brit Vitalius from Vitalius Real Estate Group will share their insights on the … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate Industry Leaders Recognized at MEREDA’s 2018 Forecast Conference

A record of nearly 900 of Maine’s real estate professionals gathered recently to hear experts give statewide economic projections at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)’s annual Forecast Conference, sponsored by TD Bank, in Portland. In addition to … Continue reading

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No room at the inn; low vacancy rates squeeze urban centers

A sell-out crowd of more than 900 were on hand as MEREDA hosted its annual Forecast Conference last week in Portland. This is the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine, and is specifically geared toward developers, brokers, … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

Donald McFadden, C.G., Director of Environmental Services at St.Germain Collins, and resident of Scarborough, and Mark Stasium, of Portland, Senior Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Division of Camden National Bank, have been elected to the board of … Continue reading

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