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MEREDA Reschedules its 35th Anniversary Social Gala to November 3, 2022!

As you know, MEREDA’s 35th Anniversary Gala was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. We are excited to announce that we have scheduled this momentous occasion to now take place on November 3, 2022 at Ocean Gateway in Portland, and … Continue reading

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The Party is Back On! MEREDA’s 35th Anniversary Gala is on 11.3.22

As you know, MEREDA’s 35th Anniversary Gala was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. We are excited to announce that we have rescheduled this momentous occasion to now take place on November 3, 2022 at Ocean Gateway in Portland, and You are … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – The Future of Portland’s Waterfront

MEREDA has invited two prominent wharf developers, Steve Goodrich, owner of Maine Wharf and Custom House Wharf, and Don Perkins, President and CEO of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute to discuss their future plans with the prominent Portland wharfs, … Continue reading

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The Right Equation for Responsible Development: Spotlight on Harnois & Emery Apartments (Westbrook)

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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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – The Initiative for Digital Engineering and Life Sciences (IDEALS): Portland’s New Roux Campus and the Effect on Maine Real Estate

The Roux Campus of Northeastern University is replacing the industrialized B&M Baked Bean site with a high tech hub for education and innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence, digital engineering, life sciences, and medicine. Charles E. Hewett, Ph.D., Executive … 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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Highlighting the Residential Component of the 2022 MEREDA Index

On May 24, Dan Brennan, Director of MaineHousing, was a commentator for the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2022 MEREDA Index. Dan’s comments on the Residential Sector follow Economist Charles Colgan’s analysis for 2021.  The MEREDA Index is … 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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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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