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MEREDA Celebrates Real Estate Development in Maine and Recognizes 2012 Top Notable Projects

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l. to r., Drew Sigfridson, MEREDA President, Peter Connell, Ocean Properties, Ltd., Amy Cullen, The Szanton Company, Bill Bola, University of New England, Debora Keller, Avesta Housing, Matt Peters, Avesta Housing, Shelly R. Clark, MEREDA Business & Operations Manager.

PORTLAND, Maine– Drew Sigfridson, president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, has announced the 2013 recipients of awards presented at MEREDA’s Annual Real Estate Spring Conference on May 22nd.

Annually, MEREDA recognizes the most noteworthy and significant Maine commercial development projects from the previous year, all of which embody MEREDA’s belief in responsible development. For 2012, MEREDA’s leadership chose to recognize six notable development projects that were deemed “noteworthy & significant” by MEREDA’s leadership.

Honorees included: Ocean Properties, Ltd. for the West Street Hotel in Bar Harbor, Avesta Housing for Oak Street Lofts in Portland, Park Street School in Kennebunk, and Emery School in Biddeford, The Szanton Company for The Lofts at Bates Mill in Lewiston, and the University of New England for the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

Founded in 1985, MEREDA is an organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers, whose mission is to promote an environment for responsible development and ownership of real estate throughout the State of Maine.