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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast – Workforce Development: A Conversation with Labor Economist, John Dorrer, and Chief Executive Officer of Associated General Contractors of Maine, Matt Marks

Building the next generation of skilled workers is a national challenge. Maine can be a leader in its approach to building a trained workforce with your help! Join MEREDA for Breakfast in Biddeford at Pepperell Mill Campus on November 29th … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event AIA Contracts: Setting the Stage for Success at the Contracts Phase

There is no one right or best form of construction project delivery. There are many different ways to structure a construction project from Design-Bid Build, At-Risk Construction Management, Design-Build, and IPD with each approach having corresponding advantages and disadvantages with regard … Continue reading

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