Category Archives: Networking

MEREDA’s 6th Annual “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser on May 3rd Raises Funds for Scholarships for 16 Maine Students!

Again this year, MEREDA is excited to be able to provide $20,000 in scholarships to students pursuing studies in building trades, architecture, construction, engineering or a business program at a Maine Community College (MCCS), or the College of Science, Technology … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s 2018 Annual Real Estate Spring Conference “Workforce Challenges: How Innovation Can Help”

Real estate is Maine’s second most important driver of GDP and, thus, crucial to our economic health. But, with an aging population and fewer skilled crafts workers, how can the industry find workers to keep pace, never mind positioning for … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Annual Spring Networking Social

Thinking Spring?  Think MEREDA on March 22!  At this time of year, who isn’t already thinking about Spring?  Why not make plans now to join us at Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant for MEREDA’s Annual Spring Social! MEREDA’s networking events attract … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s DevelopME’s Lunch & Learn Series “Breaking into Development” Part Three:”Managing Assets for Maximum Value”

MEREDA’s DevelopME Committee is pleased to host its final installment of the Lunch and Learn series “Breaking Into Development”. Sherrin Vail from Northern New England Housing Investment Fund (NNEHIF) and Brit Vitalius from Vitalius Real Estate Group will share their insights on the … Continue reading

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No room at the inn; low vacancy rates squeeze urban centers

A sell-out crowd of more than 900 were on hand as MEREDA hosted its annual Forecast Conference last week in Portland. This is the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine, and is specifically geared toward developers, brokers, … Continue reading

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Join MEREDA on February 7th for a Portland Moratorium and Zoning Amendments Forum

After years of very limited development of new market rate housing in Portland, development volume is up significantly, providing new housing developments in the single family, condominium and apartment markets.  Portland recently revised its R-6 zoning that applies on the … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event “A Presentation by FocusMaine”

Join MEREDA for breakfast on February 13 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor for a presentation by FocusMaine, a 10-year initiative to strengthen and revitalize opportunity and prosperity in Maine by accelerating the creation of quality jobs in the areas of … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast – A Presentation by FocusMaine

Join MEREDA for breakfast on February 1 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Portland Regency Hotel for a presentation by FocusMaine, a 10-year initiative to strengthen and revitalize opportunity and prosperity in Maine by accelerating the creation of quality jobs in the areas … Continue reading

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MEREDA’s 2018 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference & Member Showcase

Each January, over 750 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 18, 2018 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, … Continue reading

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MEREDA Awards Scholarships to College Students

Over the past few weeks, MEREDA’s Vice President of Operations, Shelly R. Clark has traveled to meet with those Maine students receiving scholarships raised from MEREDA’s 5th Anniversary “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser.  The event raised enough funds to donate … Continue reading

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