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From educational seminars on topics like green building and design, innovative financing, and environmental regulations, to purely social events like our networking receptions, MEREDA members come together throughout the year to learn from each other, build relationships and share information. Below is a listing of presentations made at some of MEREDA’s past events. Simply click on any of the titles to access the presentation.

2024 Forecast Conference – February 29, 2024

Conference Agenda

2024 Forecast Conference Electronic Handout (Includes bios, award recipients, membership information, etc.)

2023 Awards Presentation.  Congratulations to our 2023 Award Recipients!   

2024 Member Showcase Exhibitor Profiles

Speaker Presentations: PowerPoint presentations below.  Recordings of each breakout session will be posted here once received.

Innovating Maine’s Future:¬† Dr. Habib Dagher, Executive Director, Advanced Structures and Composites Center, University of Maine¬† —¬† VIDEO

Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda:¬† Elizabeth Frazier, Partner, Pierce Atwood — VIDEO

Economic Overview:¬† James Marple, Managing Director, Senior Economist, TD Bank¬† Group — VIDEO

Office & Industrial Outlook:¬† Justin Lamontagne, The Dunham Group – Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company – Charles Day, Porta & Co. — VIDEO

Construction Outlook:¬† Kendrick Ballantyne, Optimum Construction¬† –¬† Nick Cormier, PM Construction¬† –¬† Shannon Richards, Hay Runner — VIDEO

Regional Outlook:¬† Andre Rossignol, Maine Realty Advisors¬† –¬† Chris Paszyc, The Boulos Company¬† –¬† Brandon Mitchell,Malone Commercial Brokers¬† –¬† Bev Uhlenhake, Maine Commercial Realty¬† — VIDEO

Retail & Hospitality Outlook:¬† Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers¬† –¬† Matt Arrants, The Arrants Company¬† —¬† VIDEO

Financing Trends:¬† Kim Twitchell, NBT Bank¬† –¬† Matt Early, Gorham Savings Bank¬† –¬† David Hulit, Ready Capital¬† —¬† VIDEO

Development 101:¬† Josh Soley, Maine Realty Advisors¬† –¬† David Packard, PK Realty Mgmt.¬† –¬† Marieke Thormann, Fathom Companies¬† — VIDEO

Residential & Multifamily Outlook:¬† Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group¬† –¬† Aaron Bolster, Allied Realty¬† –¬† Elise Kiely, Legacy Properties Sotheby‚Äôs International Realty¬† —¬† VIDEO

Upcoming Projects & Developments:¬† Dan Bacon, M&R Holdings¬† –¬† John Laliberte, Reveler Development¬† –¬† Rebecca Hatfield, Avesta Housing¬† —¬† VIDEO

Technology & Innovation Outlook:¬† Tim Hebert, Hebert Construction¬† –¬† Stephanie Brock, Red Thread¬† –¬† Dr. Habib Dagher, University of Maine‚Äôs Advanced Structures and Composites Center¬† —¬† VIDEO

 

2023 Spring Conference – May 25, 2023

Conference Agenda
Keynote Presentation РNational Housing Perspective:  Sonja Trauss, Yes in My Back Yard РVIDEO
Keynote Presentation РEconomist Perspective:  Kenneth J. Entenmann, NBT Bank РVIDEO
Maine Housing Perspective – Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood – VIDEO
Unveiling of the MEREDA Index РDr. Charles Colgan’s report for 2022 (to be posted after the conference)
Panel Discussion – Experts share their insight and experiences.
Nathan Szanton, President, The Szanton Company – VIDEO
Daniel Stevenson, Director of Economic & Community Development, City of Westbrook – VIDEO
Panel Discussion – VIDEO

 

2023 Forecast Conference – January 26, 2023

Forecast Conference Agenda
2023 Forecast Conference Electronic Handout (Includes bios, award recipients, membership information, etc.)
2023 Member Showcase Exhibitor Profiles
Speaker Presentations:
Keynote Presentation:  Greg Payne, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Economic Outlook Slides:  James Marple, Managing Director, Senior Economist, TD Bank Group WATCH THE PRESENTATION
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Slides: Justin Lamontagne & Sam LeGeyt, The Dunham Group WATCH THE PRESENTATION
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Slides:  David Hughes, Epstein Commercial Real Estate WATCH THE PRESENTATION
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda Slides: Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood¬†– WATCH THE PRESENTATION
Southern Maine Residential Forecast Slides РMulti Family:  Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Southern Maine Residential Forecast Slides РSingle Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group  WATCH THE PRESENTATION
Central Maine Market Forecast Slides: Frank Carr, Maine Realty Advisors РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Midcoast Maine Market Forecast Slides: Dave Holman, RE Max Riverside Commercial РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Vacation Hospitality Forecast Slides: Matt Arrants, The Arrants Company РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Slides: Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
Southern Maine Office Forecast Slides: Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
2022 MEREDA Awards Presentation – Congratulations to our 2022 Award Recipients!

 

2022 Spring Conference – May 24, 2022

Keynote Presentation – Commissioner Heather Johnson, Department of Economic Development
Keynote Presentation – Dale Doughty, Director of Planning, Maine Department of Transportation
Economic Impact РDr. Charles Colgan assess the economic impact of Maine’s share of the infrastructure bill
Unveiling of the MEREDA Index РDr. Charles Colgan’s report for 2021
Panel Discussion Panel of in-state experts share their insight and experiences.
Scott Jason, Infrastructure Group Project Manager, Cianbro
Michael Stoddard, Executive Director, Efficiency Maine Trust
Greg Payne, Senior Advisor, Housing Policy, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future
Kerem Durdag, President and Chief Operating Officer, GWI Broadband

 

2022 Forecast Conference – January 20, 2022

01 Keynote Address 2022:  Representative Ryan Fecteau, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
02 Economic Outlook:  James Marple, Managing Director, Senior Economist, TD Bank Group РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
03 Southern Maine Industrial Forecast: Justin Lamontagne & Sam LeGeyt, The Dunham Group – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
04 Bangor-Area Market Forecast:  Tanya Emery, City of Bangor РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
05 Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda: Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
06 Southern Maine Residential Forecast РMulti Family:  Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group РWATCH THE PRESENTATION
07 Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Single Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group – (Part of the Multi-Family Video above)
08 Central Maine Market Forecast: Frank Carr, Maine Realty AdvisorsWATCH THE PRESENTATION
09 Midcoast Maine Market Forecast: Dave Holman, RE Max Riverside Commercial – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
10 Vacation Hospitality Forecast: Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality Group – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
11 Southern Maine Retail Forecast: Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
12 Southern Maine Office Forecast: Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company – WATCH THE PRESENTATION
2022 MEREDA Awards Presentation

 

2021 Spring Conference – May 20, 2021

Download the 2021 MEREDA Index here!

 

2021 Forecast Conference – January 21, 2021

01 Keynote Address 2021:¬†¬†Hannah Pingree, Director, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future
02 Economic Outlook:  James Marple, Managing Director, Senior Economist, TD Bank Group
03 Southern Maine Industrial Forecast: Justin Lamontagne & Sam LeGeyt, NAI The Dunham Group
04 Bangor-Area Market Forecast:  Bev Uhlenhake, Epstein Commercial Real Estate
05 Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda: Andrea C. Maker & Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood
06 Southern Maine Residential Forecast РMulti Family:  Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
07 Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Single Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group
08 Central Maine Market Forecast: Frank Carr, Maine Realty Advisors
09 Midcoast Maine Market Forecast: Dave Holman, RE Max Riverside Commercial
10 Vacation Hospitality Forecast: Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality Group
11 Southern Maine Retail Forecast: Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers
12 Southern Maine Office Forecast: Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company

2020 and Prior

2020 Forecast Conference
Held on January 16, 2020
2020 Economic Overview Leslie Preston, TD Bank
Presentation by Commissioner Heather Johnson, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Heather Johnson, Maine DECD
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne, NAI The Dunham Group
York County Market Forecast Will Armitage, Southern Maine Finance Agency
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda Andrea Cianchette Marker & Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Multi-Family
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Single Family
Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Groujp
Central & Coastal Maine Market Forecast Tim Millett & Mac Simpson, Porta & Co.
Bangor-Area Market Forecast
Maine’s Vacation/Hospitality Forecast
Southern Maine Retail Forecast
Southern Maine Office Forecast
Tanya Emery, City of Portland
Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality
Karen Rich, Malone Commercial Brokers
Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company

 

2019 Spring Conference
Held on May 7, 2019
Keynote Presentation – Lynn Fisher, American Enterprise Institute Lynn Fisher
Presentation – Martin Ditto, Ditto Residential Martin Ditto
Presentation – Dan Brennan, MaineHousing Dan Brennan
Presentation – Matt O’Malia, GoLogic Matt O’Malia

 

2019 Forecast Conference
Held on January 17. 2019
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda Andrea Cianchette Maker
2019 Economic Overview Leslie Preston
Maine’s Vacation/Hospitality Forecast Steve Hewins
Multi-Family Forecast for Southern Maine Brit Vitalius
Single-Family Forecast for Southern Maine Dava Davin
Central & Coastal Maine Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Bangor Area Market Forecast Bev Uhlenhake
Southern Maine Retail Forecast
Southern Maine Office Forecast
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast
Karen Rich
Nate Stevens
Justin Lamontage

 

2018 Annual Spring Conference – “Workforce Challenges: How Innovation Can Help”
Held on May 16, 2018
Keynote Presentation John Dorrer
Presentation By Ellen Belknap, SMRT Architects Engineers Ellen Belknap
Bridging Craftmanship with Innovation Dave Thomas
Converting Rigid Pipelines to Mix & Match Training Ron Cantor

 

2018 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 18, 2018
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Dava Davin
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Steve Hewins
Economic Overview James Marple
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Bev Uhlenhake
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Steve Levesque
Central Maine (Lewiston / Auburn / Augusta) Market Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

MEREDA’s 2017 Annual Spring Conference: ‘YIMBY’ism: YES in my Backyard – Why Development is Good
Held on May 18, 2017
Keynote Presentation – YIMBYism ‚Äď Yes In My Back Yard Jesse Kanson-Benanav
58 Fore Street – Master Plan James Brady
YIMBY: Yes in My Backyard on the Small Scale ‚ÄúBecause I can also build in my backyard‚ÄĚ Jeff Levine
NIMBYISM TO YIMBYISM: Upfront consensus transforms opposition into community support\ Patrick Venne

 

 

2017 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 19, 2017
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Central Maine Market Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Augusta – Area Forecast Keith Luke
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Erik Urbanek
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Economic Overview James Marple
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Mitchell Muroff
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family David Marsden
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Peter Harrington
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens

 

 

MEREDA’s Annual Real Estate Spring Conference: “The Office of the Future & the Future is Now”
Held on May 17, 2016
Keynote Presentations Dean Strombom & Sven Govaars
Panel Presentation Kathy Shafer
Panel Presentation Paul Larkins
Panel Presentation Brett Austin

 

 

2016 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 21, 2016
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Central Maine Market Forecast John Holden
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Donald Spann
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Economic Overview James Marple
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Matthew R. Arrants, ISHC
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family David Marsden
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich

 

 

Practical Considerations for Major Redevelopment Projects – and What’s Next in the City of Bangor
Held on October 06, 2015
Tanya Emery, City of Bangor Presentation Tanya Emery

 

 

2015 Annual MEREDA Spring Conference –
Maine’s Growing Food Economy & Its Impact On Real Estate
Held on May 12, 2015
Maine Food Cluster Project 2015 Betsy Biemann
CommonWealth Kitchen Jen Faigel
Maine Farming: Renaissance in Progress John Piotti
2015 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 22, 2015
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast  Justin Lamontagne
Bangor-Area Market Forecast  Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast  Kevin Fletcher
Maine State Economic Forecast  Michael Dolega
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast  Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Angelia Levesque
Southern Maine Office Forecast  Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast  Mark Malone

 

 

MEREDA’S Annual Spring Conference Р50th to 1st: Ingredients of a Successful Economic Development Plan
Held on May 20, 2014
Ingredients of a Successful Economic Development Plan Alan Hall

 

 

2014 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 23, 2014
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Arthur Jones
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Matthew Arrants
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Mike LePage
Southern Maine Office Forecast Jim Harnden
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich

 

 

The Maine Drain: Stormwater Management Strategies and Solutions
Held on June 12, 2013
Bangor’s Storm Water Utility Paul Nicklas
Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework Michael Kuhns
Urban Impaired Streams Jim Katsiaficas
Lewiston, Maine’s Storm Water Utility David Jones
Integrated Planning: The solution to the water resources puzzle? Zach Henderson
Portland’s Approach Michael Bobinsky
Stormwater Management Strategies and Solutions Bill Taylor

 

 

2013 Annual Spring Conference – The Retrofitting Movement: Repositioning Underutilized Commercial Real Estate
Held on May 22, 2013
Retrofitting Suburbia Ellen Dunham-Jones
Presentation Slides Sarah Schindler
Presentation Slides Denis Lachman
Presentation Slides Tex Haeuser
Presentation Slides Vanessa Farr
Presentation Slides Craig Gorris
2013 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 24, 2013
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Bangor Area Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Single Family Harper Lee Collins
Southern Maine Office Forecast Tony McDonald & Drew Sigfridson
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

New Urbanism: Creative Models for Innovation and Economic Growth
Held on May 17, 2012
Article: The Death of the Fringe Suburb Christopher Leinberger
Article: Sim City Patrick J. Venne, Esq., JD/MCP

 

 

2012 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 26, 2012
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich
Bangor Area Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles S. Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family John Graham
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Nick Dambrie
Southern Maine Office Forecast Jim Harnden
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

MEREDA 2011 Annual Spring Conference, Commercial Real Estate 2030: Mega Trends, Mega Impacts
Held on May 18, 2011
Can improved access to service centers have an economic impact on prospective developers? David Bernhardt
Can you imagine creating buildings that generate more energy than they use? Gunnar Hubbard
Megatrends, Mega-impacts: Implications for Maine, 2035 Susan Wachter
Making Maine Work Laurie Lachance
Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 27, 2011
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Midcoast Area Market Overview Doug Erickson
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles Lawton
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Mike LePage
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Greg Perry
Keynote: Importance of Fiscal Discipline Bruce Poliquin
2010 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference and Member Showcase
Held on January 28, 2010
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Greater Bangor Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine’s Economic Outlook: Implications for Real Estate Laurie Lachance & Charles Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Chris Lynch
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Tom Dunham & Greg Hastings
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson

 

 

CanAM: Marrying Transportation and the Economy
Held on November 05, 2009
Northeast CanAm Connections Commissioner David Cole

 

 

2009 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference and Fifth Annual Member Showcase
Held on January 29, 2009
2008 Greater Portland Office Market Survey Jim Harnden
Lewiston-Auburn Area Forecast: Partly Sunny Paul Badeau
Southern Maine Industrial Market Review And Forecast Tom Dunham & Greg Hastings
Overview of the Capital Markets Lawrence A. Wold
Multi Family Market in Southern Maine Brit Vitalius
2009 Southern Maine Residential Forecast Anne Weigel
2009 Southern Maine Retail Forecast Matthew Cardente
Maine’s Vacation & Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Finding Opportunities In Our Economic Challenges Laurie Lachance

 

 

MEREDA 2008 Spring Conference
Held on May 15, 2008
Spring Conference РPM Demographic Shifts Frank O’Hara
Spring Conference – Housing Creation John Wasileski
Spring Conference – Nursing Homes Bill Gillis
Spring Conference – Low Income “Elder Housing” Dana Totman
Spring Conference – Increased Demands on Healthcare Dr. David Howes

 

 

2008 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference
Held on January 24, 2008
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson
Greater Androscoggin Market Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Anne Weigel
Economic Forecast Charles S. Colgan
Greater Bangor Market Forecast David Hughes
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Michael Miller
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Dale Holman
Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley

 

2020 and Prior

2020 Forecast Conference
Held on January 16, 2020
2020 Economic Overview Leslie Preston, TD Bank
Presentation by Commissioner Heather Johnson, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Heather Johnson, Maine DECD
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne, NAI The Dunham Group
York County Market Forecast Will Armitage, Southern Maine Finance Agency
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda Andrea Cianchette Marker & Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Multi-Family
Southern Maine Residential Forecast, Single Family
Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Groujp
Central & Coastal Maine Market Forecast Tim Millett & Mac Simpson, Porta & Co.
Bangor-Area Market Forecast
Maine’s Vacation/Hospitality Forecast
Southern Maine Retail Forecast
Southern Maine Office Forecast
Tanya Emery, City of Portland
Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality
Karen Rich, Malone Commercial Brokers
Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company

 

2019 Spring Conference
Held on May 7, 2019
Keynote Presentation – Lynn Fisher, American Enterprise Institute Lynn Fisher
Presentation – Martin Ditto, Ditto Residential Martin Ditto
Presentation – Dan Brennan, MaineHousing Dan Brennan
Presentation – Matt O’Malia, GoLogic Matt O’Malia

 

2019 Forecast Conference
Held on January 17. 2019
Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda Andrea Cianchette Maker
2019 Economic Overview Leslie Preston
Maine’s Vacation/Hospitality Forecast Steve Hewins
Multi-Family Forecast for Southern Maine Brit Vitalius
Single-Family Forecast for Southern Maine Dava Davin
Central & Coastal Maine Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Bangor Area Market Forecast Bev Uhlenhake
Southern Maine Retail Forecast
Southern Maine Office Forecast
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast
Karen Rich
Nate Stevens
Justin Lamontage

 

2018 Annual Spring Conference – “Workforce Challenges: How Innovation Can Help”
Held on May 16, 2018
Keynote Presentation John Dorrer
Presentation By Ellen Belknap, SMRT Architects Engineers Ellen Belknap
Bridging Craftmanship with Innovation Dave Thomas
Converting Rigid Pipelines to Mix & Match Training Ron Cantor

 

 

 

2018 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 18, 2018
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Dava Davin
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Steve Hewins
Economic Overview James Marple
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Bev Uhlenhake
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Steve Levesque
Central Maine (Lewiston / Auburn / Augusta) Market Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

MEREDA’s 2017 Annual Spring Conference: ‘YIMBY’ism: YES in my Backyard – Why Development is Good
Held on May 18, 2017
Keynote Presentation – YIMBYism ‚Äď Yes In My Back Yard Jesse Kanson-Benanav
58 Fore Street – Master Plan James Brady
YIMBY: Yes in My Backyard on the Small Scale ‚ÄúBecause I can also build in my backyard‚ÄĚ Jeff Levine
NIMBYISM TO YIMBYISM: Upfront consensus transforms opposition into community support\ Patrick Venne

 

 

2017 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 19, 2017
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Central Maine Market Forecast Kevin Fletcher
Augusta – Area Forecast Keith Luke
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Erik Urbanek
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Economic Overview James Marple
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Mitchell Muroff
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family David Marsden
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Peter Harrington
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens

 

 

MEREDA’s Annual Real Estate Spring Conference: “The Office of the Future & the Future is Now”
Held on May 17, 2016
Keynote Presentations Dean Strombom & Sven Govaars
Panel Presentation Kathy Shafer
Panel Presentation Paul Larkins
Panel Presentation Brett Austin

 

 

2016 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 21, 2016
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Central Maine Market Forecast John Holden
Bath, Brunswick, Topsham Forecast Donald Spann
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Economic Overview James Marple
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Matthew R. Arrants, ISHC
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family David Marsden
Southern Maine Office Forecast Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich

 

 

Practical Considerations for Major Redevelopment Projects – and What’s Next in the City of Bangor
Held on October 06, 2015
Tanya Emery, City of Bangor Presentation Tanya Emery

 

 

2015 Annual MEREDA Spring Conference –
Maine’s Growing Food Economy & Its Impact On Real Estate
Held on May 12, 2015
Maine Food Cluster Project 2015 Betsy Biemann
CommonWealth Kitchen Jen Faigel
Maine Farming: Renaissance in Progress John Piotti
2015 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 22, 2015
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast  Justin Lamontagne
Bangor-Area Market Forecast  Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast  Kevin Fletcher
Maine State Economic Forecast  Michael Dolega
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast  Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Angelia Levesque
Southern Maine Office Forecast  Nate Stevens
Southern Maine Retail Forecast  Mark Malone

 

 

MEREDA’S Annual Spring Conference Р50th to 1st: Ingredients of a Successful Economic Development Plan
Held on May 20, 2014
Ingredients of a Successful Economic Development Plan Alan Hall

 

 

2014 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 23, 2014
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne
Bangor-Area Market Forecast Tanya Emery
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Arthur Jones
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Matthew Arrants
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single-Family Mike LePage
Southern Maine Office Forecast Jim Harnden
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich

 

 

The Maine Drain: Stormwater Management Strategies and Solutions
Held on June 12, 2013
Bangor’s Storm Water Utility Paul Nicklas
Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework Michael Kuhns
Urban Impaired Streams Jim Katsiaficas
Lewiston, Maine’s Storm Water Utility David Jones
Integrated Planning: The solution to the water resources puzzle? Zach Henderson
Portland’s Approach Michael Bobinsky
Stormwater Management Strategies and Solutions Bill Taylor

 

 

2013 Annual Spring Conference – The Retrofitting Movement: Repositioning Underutilized Commercial Real Estate
Held on May 22, 2013
Retrofitting Suburbia Ellen Dunham-Jones
Presentation Slides Sarah Schindler
Presentation Slides Denis Lachman
Presentation Slides Tex Haeuser
Presentation Slides Vanessa Farr
Presentation Slides Craig Gorris
2013 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 24, 2013
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Bangor Area Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast – Single Family Harper Lee Collins
Southern Maine Office Forecast Tony McDonald & Drew Sigfridson
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

New Urbanism: Creative Models for Innovation and Economic Growth
Held on May 17, 2012
Article: The Death of the Fringe Suburb Christopher Leinberger
Article: Sim City Patrick J. Venne, Esq., JD/MCP

 

 

2012 Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 26, 2012
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Karen Rich
Bangor Area Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles S. Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family John Graham
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Nick Dambrie
Southern Maine Office Forecast Jim Harnden
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Justin Lamontagne

 

 

MEREDA 2011 Annual Spring Conference, Commercial Real Estate 2030: Mega Trends, Mega Impacts
Held on May 18, 2011
Can improved access to service centers have an economic impact on prospective developers? David Bernhardt
Can you imagine creating buildings that generate more energy than they use? Gunnar Hubbard
Megatrends, Mega-impacts: Implications for Maine, 2035 Susan Wachter
Making Maine Work Laurie Lachance
Annual Forecast Conference & Member Showcase
Held on January 27, 2011
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Midcoast Area Market Overview Doug Erickson
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine State Economic Forecast Charles Lawton
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Mike LePage
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Greg Perry
Keynote: Importance of Fiscal Discipline Bruce Poliquin
2010 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference and Member Showcase
Held on January 28, 2010
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Mark Malone
Greater Bangor Market Overview Bev Uhlenhake
Central Maine Market Forecast Chris Paszyc
Maine’s Economic Outlook: Implications for Real Estate Laurie Lachance & Charles Colgan
Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Chris Lynch
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Tom Dunham & Greg Hastings
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson

 

 

CanAM: Marrying Transportation and the Economy
Held on November 05, 2009
Northeast CanAm Connections Commissioner David Cole

 

 

2009 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference and Fifth Annual Member Showcase
Held on January 29, 2009
2008 Greater Portland Office Market Survey Jim Harnden
Lewiston-Auburn Area Forecast: Partly Sunny Paul Badeau
Southern Maine Industrial Market Review And Forecast Tom Dunham & Greg Hastings
Overview of the Capital Markets Lawrence A. Wold
Multi Family Market in Southern Maine Brit Vitalius
2009 Southern Maine Residential Forecast Anne Weigel
2009 Southern Maine Retail Forecast Matthew Cardente
Maine’s Vacation & Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley
Finding Opportunities In Our Economic Challenges Laurie Lachance

 

 

MEREDA 2008 Spring Conference
Held on May 15, 2008
Spring Conference РPM Demographic Shifts Frank O’Hara
Spring Conference – Housing Creation John Wasileski
Spring Conference – Nursing Homes Bill Gillis
Spring Conference – Low Income “Elder Housing” Dana Totman
Spring Conference – Increased Demands on Healthcare Dr. David Howes

 

 

2008 Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference
Held on January 24, 2008
Southern Maine Office Forecast Drew Sigfridson
Greater Androscoggin Market Forecast Daren Hebold
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Multi-Family Brit Vitalius
Southern Maine Residential Forecast: Single Family Anne Weigel
Economic Forecast Charles S. Colgan
Greater Bangor Market Forecast David Hughes
Southern Maine Industrial Forecast Michael Miller
Southern Maine Retail Forecast Dale Holman
Vacation / Hospitality Forecast Sean Riley