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Bad for Business…

By: Justin Lamontagne, CCIM, SIOR, Partner | Designated Broker, The Dunham Group The year was 2011, and a young, ambitious broker received a lead on a 30,000 SF industrial tenant in search of a simple warehouse with a few overhead … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The June 2024 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

A Conversation with Shannon Richards, Incoming President of MEREDA Incoming President of MEREDA Shannon Richards sits with current MEREDA President Craig Young and immediate past President Josh Fifield for the eighteenth episode of MEREDA Matters – the podcast that puts … Continue reading

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Recognizes Top 7 Notable Projects of 2023

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization promoting responsible real estate development, honored projects from Portland to Bangor to Presque Isle, with each receiving special recognition at MEREDA’s 2024 Spring Conference on May 15th. Each … Continue reading

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The Greater Portland Retail Forecast for 2024

On February 29th, 2024, Peter Harrington of Malone Commercial Brokers presented “The Greater Portland retail forecast for 2024” at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2024 Annual Forecast Conference. The following is an overview of what Harrington presented. … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The May 2024 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

A Conversation with Mark Dion, Mayor of Portland Mayor of Portland Mark Dion sits down with MEREDA President Craig Young and MEREDA Board Member and MaineHousing’s Senior Director of Government Relations and Communications Erik Jorgensen, for the seventeenth episode of … Continue reading

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RECAP OF FEBRUARY 29, 2024 MEREDA REGIONAL FORECAST

By Chris Paszyc, CCIM, SIOR | The Boulos Company – Partner, Broker On February 29th Chris Paszyc participated on the “Regional Outlook” Panel at the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) 2024 Annual Forecast Conference. Below is a recap … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The April 2024 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

A Conversation with Nate Green & Chris Marshall of GreenMars The founders of GreenMars – Nate Green, Lead Developer, and Chris Marshall, Business Manager – sit down with MEREDA President Craig Young and MEREDA Board Member Josh Soley, for the … Continue reading

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MEREDA Recognizes Contributions to Real Estate Development and Policy in Maine in Award Ceremony

On February 29, 2024, the Maine Real Estate and Development Association (MEREDA) recognized three remarkable individuals and a Joint Select Committee for their significant and lasting contributions to real estate development in the state of Maine. The awards were presented … Continue reading

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Factors Affecting the Value of a Company

By: BerryDunn Professionals, Casey Karlsen, Senior Manager | CFA, ASA and Seth Webber, Principal | CFA, ASA, CEPA Consider the value of the following two hypothetical companies. Anita owns A+ Manufacturing, a car parts manufacturer that employs 100 people. Roger … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The February 2024 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

A Thoughtful Conversation with Rebecca Hatfield, President & CEO of Avesta Housing, and Ed Gardner, Broker/Owner of Gardner Real Estate Group Rebecca Hatfield, President & CEO of Avesta Housing, and Ed Gardner Broker/Owner of Gardner Real Estate Group, sit down … Continue reading

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