Author Archives: Shelly R. Clark

MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Everyone Needs an Affordable Home: Building on Housing Solutions That Work

Safe, affordable housing is a basic human need. It can lower stress, bolster health and reduce transiency, enabling children to perform better in school, adults to retain jobs, and neighbors to feel connected and safe. Unfortunately, Maine is experiencing a … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Huston Commons

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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Maine’s Leading Real Estate Experts to Gather for Economic Analysis of Industry on January 17th in Portland

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, nearly 900 of the state’s leading real estate experts will gather in Portland at MEREDA’s Annual Forecast Conference and Member Showcase sponsored by TD Bank. Real Estate continues to be a significant driver of the Maine … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Huston Commons

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job … Continue reading

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Thinking about renting space to a marijuana operator? Take care and consider these important caveats.

By Hannah E. King and Edward (Ted) Kelleher, Attorneys at Drummond Woodsum. The marijuana industry poses profitable possibilities and serious challenges to the real estate industry.  As Maine continues to work on the regulatory structure of its recreational marijuana marketplace, … Continue reading

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2019 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference & Member Showcase

Each January, over 900 of the state’s leading real estate experts attend MEREDA’s  TD Bank Sponsored Signature Event, the Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase.  Scheduled to be held on January 17, 2019 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on 65 Munjoy Street Condominiums

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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Are you in for a (price) shock?

Strategic considerations in allocating risks of Tariffs, price escalation and supply chain disruptions in construction contracting By:  Robert Ruesch, Esq., Verrill Dana, LLP Compared to where we were ten years ago, the real estate and construction segments of our economy … 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

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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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Hodgkins School Apartments

In multi-part series, exclusive to the Maine Real Estate Insider, we’ll provide an up-close look at the most notable commercial development projects of the past year that are helping to fuel Maine’s economy in terms of investment and job creation.  … Continue reading

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