Category Archives: Member Articles

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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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting – Post Form 300A by February 1 Brought to you by the Safety & Risk Consulting Team at Clark Insurance & Marsh McLennan Agency Many employers having more than 10 employees are required … Continue reading

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Construction Technology Trends

By David V. Jean, CPA, CCIFP, CExP |Principal, Albin Randall & Bennett Contractors have always had to keep a close watch on technology trends to stay on the leading edge of the industry. But, historically, they have had more time … Continue reading

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

A Conversation with Jeanne Hulit of Maine Community Bank and Steve deCastro of Gorham Savings Bank Jeanne Hulit, President and CEO of Maine Community Bank, and Steve deCastro, President and CEO of Gorham Savings Bank, sit down with MEREDA Board … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The December 2023 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

A Conversation with Tom Watson and John Laliberte of Reveler and Port Properties Management Tom Watson, Founder of Reveler and Port Properties Management, and John Laliberte, CEO of Reveler and Port Properties Management, sit down with MEREDA President Craig Young … Continue reading

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Coworking in Modern Business: Evolving Trend or Here to Stay

By Cameron Foster, Associate Broker, The Boulos Company Merriam-Webster defines coworking as the practice of working within a shared building, where multiple tenants rent working spaces such as desks or offices and enjoy access to communal facilities. According to Google, … Continue reading

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4 ways to plan for a better 1031 exchange process

By: Dannielle Lewis, Teri Samples | Partners at Wipfli 1031 exchanges are common in the real estate world. However, they are often wrought with hidden complexity that can quickly send a straightforward project into chaos. Here are four common mistakes … Continue reading

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Listen Up! The October 2023 Episode of the “MEREDA Matters” Podcast is Now Available!

An Economic Outlook with Ken Entenmann, Chief Economist at NBT Bank Ken Entenmann, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Office and Chief Economist at NBT Bank, sits down with MEREDA President Craig Young and Senior Director of Affordable Housing at NBT … Continue reading

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Downtown Portland Class A Office 2023 Mid-Year Update

By Samantha Marinko | Associate, The Boulos Company This time last year, I made reference to “the current stalemate in the market,” referring to the minuscule variance in the vacancy rate for downtown, Class A office buildings in the six … Continue reading

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