Category Archives: Member Articles

Midcoast Maine Market Forecast

By Dave Holman, Broker, RE/MAX Riverside Commercial On January 21st Dave Holman, Broker at RE/MAX Riverside Commercial, presented the “Midcoast Maine Market Forecast” at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2021 Virtual Forecast Conference. Below is a synopsis … Continue reading

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The Greater Portland Retail Forecast

By Peter Harrington, Partner & Associate Broker, Malone Commercial Brokers On January 21st Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers, presented the “Greater Portland Retail Forecast” at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2021 Virtual Forecast Conference. Below is a … Continue reading

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How to comply with Maine’s new paid leave law

by Laura A. Rideout, Partner, Preti Flaherty Article originally published on November 13, 2020 Fittingly, “Vacation Land” is among a small contingent of states that have a paid leave law on the books.  Maine, however, is somewhat unique in that … Continue reading

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Pandemic brings new realtors and new perspectives to Maine

By Dava Davin, Founder + CEO, Portside Real Estate Group Article submitted December 4, 2020 When we first saw headlines about COVID-19 in early 2020, we had no idea what it would mean for Maine and the immense ways it … Continue reading

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How COVID 19 Affected Commercial Lending

By Craig Young, CCIM, Partner, The Boulos Company Article originally published November 17, 2020 –  https://boulos.com/how-covid-19-affected-commercial-lending/ In many ways, the beginning of 2020 was the best of times for commercial lenders – stable rates, lots of deal flow and few … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Group of Five: MEREDA Honors Leaders in Real Estate and Development at Recent Forecast Conference

On January 21, 2021, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) recognized five exceptional individuals for their significant and lasting contributions to real estate development in the state of Maine.  The awards were presented via a video presentation at … Continue reading

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Focusing on the Adaptability and Resiliency of Maine, MEREDA Brings Real Estate Experts Together to Forecast the Future

On Thursday, January 21, over 500 of Maine’s real estate and development professionals gathered virtually to learn about the latest insights on the real estate economy at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) annual Forecast Conference and Member … Continue reading

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Maine market snapshot: “Bump in the road” is a sign most Mainers have seen many times before

by:  Sam LeGeyt, Broker, NAI The Dunham Group “Bump in the Road” is unfortunately a sign that most Mainers have seen many times before. As Mainers we’re not uncomfortable with it, because we know that things in Maine rarely swing … Continue reading

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Residential Evictions and the Pandemic – Landlords Beware

NOTE: This article addresses the Executive Orders, Pandemic Management Order, and CDC Order in effect on November 3, 2020. As the pandemic changes, these orders are all subject to change and this information may become outdated. Confer with your attorney when considering … Continue reading

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The State of Retail: Permanently Damaged or Poised for a Comeback?

by:  Joseph Italiaander, Associate, The Boulos Company Among other things, 2020 has provided plenty of alarming headlines surrounding the state of the retail market. Perhaps what stands out the most to me is the growing number of bankruptcies among some … Continue reading

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