Author Archives: Shelly R. Clark

MEREDA’s Morning Menu – “Planning for Growth: Portland’s Eastern Waterfront”

Come learn about Portland’s economic growth in the East End over the last ten years, including the public-private sector partnerships which support it. In 2004, the Portland City Council approved a plan for the eastern waterfront of the city that … Continue reading

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The Future of Home Buying

Dava Davin, Principal, Portside Real Estate Group Will technology make real estate transactions a whole lot easier? The number of single-family home transactions in Maine has been flat for the last three years and is not expected to increase any … Continue reading

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How the Right Workspace Can Help Your Recruiting Efforts by Jessica Estes, Partner, Broker, The Boulos Company As of August, the unemployment rate was 2.4% in Cumberland County, Maine. At this level, economists will tell you that everyone who wants a … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social

Thinking Spring? Think MEREDA on March 21! Make plans now to join us at Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant for MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social! MEREDA’s networking events attract key players in Maine’s real estate industry offering excellent opportunities to interact … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event: Transforming the Retail Experience

Rock Row is a transformative 110 acre mixed-use development thoughtfully designed to complement state-of-the-art architecture with the site’s unique natural features. Through careful planning, Rock Row in Westbrook, Maine combines healthy urban living, destination retail, modern workplaces, select and full … Continue reading

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The times they are a changin’

by Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, SIOR, Partner, Broker at NAI The Dunham Group My mind wandered recently while on a long solo drive, as it often does. I had the music cranking and, in typical Maine fashion, cell phone coverage was … Continue reading

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DevelopME “Lunch & Learn” Seminar – Building a Career In Real Estate

Join DevelopME on Thursday March 7, 2019 at the Portland Public Library from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for their latest Lunch and Learn event, “Building a Career In Real Estate” to hear three industry veterans answer questions about how they navigated their careers in the … Continue reading

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Selecting the Right Project Delivery Method

Kenneth E. Rubinstein, Attorney, Preti Flaherty Cordelia Pitman, Director of Preconstruction Services, Wright-Ryan Construction Identifying the right construction project delivery method is critical to successful execution. Three of the most common delivery methods are Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager (CM) at Risk, … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event Opportunity Zones: What you Need to Know to Take Advantage of this Opportunity in Real Estate and Beyond ~ Bangor Edition ~

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a bi-partisan tax incentive program based on economically distressed Opportunity Zones.  Investors in Qualified Opportunity Zone businesses now have the ability to defer, and to some extent eliminate, recent capital gain income, … Continue reading

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Four Real Estate Leaders Honored at the MEREDA Forecast Conference in Portland

A record of nearly 1000 of Maine’s real estate professionals gathered on January 17 to hear experts give statewide economic projections at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA)’s annual Forecast Conference, sponsored by TD Bank, in Portland. In … Continue reading

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