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January 17, 2019 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street
About the Event:
Each January, over 900 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 17, 2019 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, this unique conference brings together the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine, and is specifically geared toward developers, brokers, architects, bankers, attorneys, accountants, and other industry professionals. Each year, MEREDA assembles some of Maine’s top real estate leaders to provide an economic overview and outlook on the profession’s key economic indicators, along with the popular market overview by property type, focusing on both commercial and residential real estate forecasts.
This course is approved for 4 Hours of Architect, Broker, Legal and Appraiser Continuing Education Credits.
This event is well-known as an annual “must attend” for anyone involved in, or touched by, the real estate industry. You should attend if:
Supplementing the conference each year is MEREDA’s popular Member Showcase with MEREDA members exhibiting their products and services. The exhibition has become an integral part of our annual event providing a unique opportunity to network with MEREDA members.
Your RSVP is requested by January 10, 2019. Payment is expected at the time of registration. No refunds will be granted to anyone who registers, but fails to attend or cancels after January 10.
Members: $120.oo ea | Non-Members: $225.00 ea
Prices increase by $15 after January 10
Special pricing is available for municipal officials ($50.00 ea) and students ($25.00 ea).
Presentation materials will be available in either a 3-ring binder or on electronic media. During registration, attendees will have the option to order presentation materials in a 3-ring binder for an additional $10 fee. If binder is not selected, presenter materials will be provided on electronic media at the event.
Seminar Introductory Remarks: Gary Vogel, President, MEREDA Board
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda: Andrea Cianchette Maker, Pierce Atwood
Overview of the MEREDA Index: Gary Vogel, Drummond Woodsum
Economic Overview: Leslie Preston, Senior Economist, TD Bank
2019 Annual Awards Recipients
Maine’s Vacation/Hospitality Forecast: Steve Hewins, HospitalityMaine
Southern Maine Real Estate Forecast – Multi-Family: Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
Central & Coastal Maine Market Forecast: Kevin Fletcher, Northeast Commercial Brokers at Keller Williams Realty
Southern Maine Real Estate Forecast – Single Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group
Bangor-Area Market Forecast: Bev Uhlenhake, Epstein Commercial Real Estate
Southern Maine Retail Forecast: Karen Rich, Malone Commercial Brokers
Southern Maine Office Forecast: Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast: Justin Lamontagne, NAI The Dunham Group
Keynote Address, Governor Janet Mills