Monthly Archives: May 2018

MEREDA honors top 10 “Notable Projects”

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for responsible real estate development, honored the top ten real estate developments in Maine in 2017, and honored representatives from each with a prestigious “Notable Project” award at … Continue reading

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The MEREDA Index hits all-time high

Last week, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), released a report showing that the state’s number two driver of GDP has hit a record high, coming in at 100.4. “Maine’s real estate market is led by the commercial … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event “Federal Tax Reform and Implications for Real Estate”

Several provisions in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have significant impact on the real estate industry beginning in 2018, including tax considerations for pass-through entities, bonus depreciation, interest expense limitations, excess business loss limitations and revisions to … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event: “YIMBY”ism: YES in my Backyard – Why Development is Good

In recent years, many American cities and towns have witnessed a renaissance, with destination cities in particular seeing dramatically increased interest. Typically, the impacts of such demand are felt on a regional scale. A degree of pressure corresponding to this renewed interest … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for a Storm

By Barb Rapoza and Holly Merrill, Marketing Managers, SERVPRO Here in Maine within the last few years we have had to contend with some severe flooding/storms that have interrupted businesses from operating normally. Some of the businesses ended up having … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s 6th Annual “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser on May 3rd Raises Funds for Scholarships for 16 Maine Students!

Again this year, MEREDA is excited to be able to provide $20,000 in scholarships to students pursuing studies in building trades, architecture, construction, engineering or a business program at a Maine Community College (MCCS), or the College of Science, Technology … Continue reading

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Ten development teams to earn recognition as top projects on May 16

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for responsible real estate development, has selected the top ten real estate developments in Maine in 2017, and will present awards to each at its conference in Portland … Continue reading

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