Author Archives: Shelly R. Clark

Peaks & Plateaus: MEREDA’s Forecast Conference Gives Context to Maine’s Real Estate Data On Thursday, January 26, over 800 of Maine’s real estate and development professionals gathered at the Cross Insurance Arena to learn about the latest trends and predictions … Continue reading

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Listen up! MEREDA Launches New Real Estate Podcast: “MEREDA Matters”

The organization known for bringing people together for insightful discussions on all things related to real estate and development is taking to the airwaves, or rather the podcast waves! On January 10th, MEREDA launches MEREDA Matters, a podcast that highlights … Continue reading

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MEREDA Kicks Off 2023 With Its Forecast Conference

On Thursday, January 26, 2023, leaders from across Maine’s real estate industry will gather for the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) Forecast Conference and Member Showcase. This annual event will take place at the Cross Insurance Arena in … Continue reading

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HOW TO INCREASE THE VALUE OF YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

by Craig Young, The Boulos Co. Partner/Senior Broker These savvy tips will help you get the most out of your investment For those in the commercial real estate business, it is essential to find ways to continually maximize your investment. … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended for Nominations for 2022 Notable Project Awards

Nominations are still being accepted for MEREDA’s Notable Project Awards. The recipients will be recognized at our Annual Spring Conference in 2023.  In order to be considered, all projects must be submitted via the Notable Projects Application Form, which can be … Continue reading

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Maine is readying new public-private financing tool to facilitate “green” development

Commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) financing has enabled at least $2 billion of energy-saving upgrades in other states, but Maine bankers fear it will bring added risk to mortgage lenders. Maine officials are finalizing a new statewide program that … Continue reading

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MEREDA Inducts Four Exceptional Individuals to Honorary Board as Directors Emeritus

PORTLAND, Maine — On November 3, 2022, the Maine Real Estate and Development Association (MEREDA) inducted four exceptional individuals to their Honorary Board as Directors Emeritus. The MEREDA Board of Directors established the Honorary Board in 2003 as a way … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Deering Place

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 2021, not only embody … Continue reading

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The Winners of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: Real Estate Developers

Part Two: Enhancements to Existing IncentivesBy Kory Reynolds, Senior Manager, Baker Newman NoyesOctober 2022 This is the second of a two-part series discussing the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on the real estate industry. Part one focused … Continue reading

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DevelopME Lunch & Learn – Beginning a Development Relationship with MaineHousing

When:Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Time:11:30am-1:00pm Where:Portland Elks Club, 1945 Congress Street, Portland, ME ABOUT THE EVENT:  MaineHousing Senior Director of Finance and Lending, Adam Krea, and Director of Development, Mark Wiesendanger, will discuss new programs at MaineHousing that may be of interest to … Continue reading

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