Author Archives: Shelly R. Clark

Capital Markets: Where do we stand and where are we going?

By Jon Rizzo, Partner, The Boulos Company As we stand today, investment properties are in high demand, which is a result of low interest rates and pent-up demand from the investment community. With prime investment opportunities moving quickly, staying aware … Continue reading

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Like-Kind Exchanges Present a Number of Tax Deferral Options Part 3 of 3

By S. Andrew Smith, CPA, Principal, Baker Newman Noyes This article is the last in a 3-part series on the mechanics and tax benefits of Like Kind Exchanges In Part I of our series of articles we covered some of … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Puritan Medical COVID –Building Expansion (P2)

Each year, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) recognizes some of the state’s most “noteworthy and significant” real estate projects, completed in the previous year. The exemplary projects from across the state, completed in 2020, not only embody … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – The Office Environment Today and Tomorrow

Join us in person on October 22 as our Moderator, Craig Young, Partner & Broker at the Boulos Company, and MEREDA Vice President, discusses the current status of the office environment with two leaders in the office market, Paul Larkins, AVP, Real Estate Strategy … Continue reading

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Stabilizing Long-Term Housing Costs and Creating Permanent Workforce Housing

On June 17, 2021, MEREDA presented a virtual presentation  titled, “Creating New Affordable Housing through Limited Equity Housing Cooperatives”.  Below is an article focusing on this same topic. By Harry Zehner, National Co-op Coordinator, Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) Availability … Continue reading

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The Faulty Workmanship Exclusion in Builder’s Risk Insurance Measure Thrice, Cut Once

By George F. Burns, Shareholder, Bernstein Shur Builder’s risk insurance is perhaps the least understood insurance product in the construction world. Even sophisticated construction participants are not quite sure what a builder’s risk insurance policy covers, who has rights to … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on One Merchants Plaza

Each year, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) recognizes some of the state’s most “noteworthy and significant” real estate projects, completed in the previous year. The exemplary projects from across the state, completed in 2020, not only embody … Continue reading

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Like-Kind Exchanges Present a Number of Tax Deferral Options Part 2 of 3

By S. Andrew Smith, CPA, Principal, Baker Newman Noyes This article is the second in a 3-part series on the mechanics and tax benefits of Like Kind Exchanges In Part I of our series of articles we discussed some of … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Solterra

Each year, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) recognizes some of the state’s most “noteworthy and significant” real estate projects, completed in the previous year. The exemplary projects from across the state, completed in 2020, not only embody … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Southern Maine Development Trends: If you Build it, Will They Come?

Make plans to join us in person on September 14, 2021 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland as we discuss recent and changing development trends for commercial and multi-family housing in York County with developers Tom Watson … Continue reading

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