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9:00AM to 5:00PM
Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland, ME
Nearly 1000 of the state’s leading real estate experts are expected to attend MEREDA’s TD Bank Sponsored Signature Event being held on January 16, 2020 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 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’s members.
The speaker roster for this year’s event is outlined below. Be sure to make your calendar now to attend one of Maine’s premier real estate conferences!
Your RSVP is requested by January 9, 2020. 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 9.
Are you a MEREDA Cornerstone or Sustainer Level Member? Please remember that as part of your membership benefits, you are entitled to 5 and 2 (respectively) complimentary conference tickets. Please email the names of those using these tickets to firstname.lastname@example.org before registering additional attendees.
Members: $120.oo ea | Non-Members: $275.00 ea
Prices increase by $15 after January 9
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.
Economic Overview: Leslie Preston, TD Economics
Keynote Address: Heather Johnson, Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast: Justin Lamontagne, NAI The Dunham Group
and York County Market Forecast: Will Armitage, Southern Maine Finance Agency
2020 Annual Awards Recipients
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda: Andrea Cianchette Maker & Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood, LLP
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Multi-Family: Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Single Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group
Central & Coastal Maine Market Forecast: Mac Simpson & Tim Millett, Porta & Co.
Bangor Area-Market Forecast: Tanya Emery, City of Bangor
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast: Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality
Southern Maine Retail Forecast: Karen Rich, Malone Commercial Brokers
Southern Maine Office Forecast: Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company