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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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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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Highlighting the Construction Component of the 2022 MEREDA Index

On May 24, Shannon Richards, Founder of Hay Runner, was a commentator for the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2022 MEREDA Index. Shannon’s comments on the Commercial Sector follow Economist Charles Colgan’s analysis for 2021.  The MEREDA Index … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Thornton Heights Commons (South Portland)

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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Highlighting the Commercial Component of the 2022 MEREDA Index

On May 24, Katie Allen, a Broker at The Dunham Group, was a commentator for the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2022 MEREDA Index. Katie’s comments on the Commercial Sector follow Economist Charles Colgan’s analysis for 2021.  The … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Harold Alfond Hall (Bangor)

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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Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity: MEREDA Spring Conference Does Deep Dive Into the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

On Tuesday, May 24th, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) hosted its annual Spring Conference where some 200 real estate professionals gathered at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, as well as virtually, to learn more about the … Continue reading

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The Best Baseline Measure of Maine’s Real Estate Market: 2022 MEREDA Index Unveiled at Spring Conference

On May 24th, over 200 real estate insiders gathered both in-person at the Holiday Inn By the Bay and virtually for the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA) annual Spring Conference. As part of the Conference, MEREDA released its … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven: MEREDA’s 2021 Notable Project Recipients

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization promoting responsible real estate development, honored projects from Portland to Biddeford to Bangor, with each receiving special recognition at MEREDA’s 2022 Spring Conference on May 24th. Each year, MEREDA … Continue reading

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New Horizons in Housing

What Public Law 2021, Chapter 672 (LD 2003), the “Housing Act” Means for Maine Overview LD 2003, signed into law by the Governor on April 27, 2022 as Public Law 2021, Chapter 672, also known as the “Housing Act,” marks … Continue reading

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