Press Release

MEREDA’s breakfast on historic masonry buildings and tax credits

PORTLAND, Maine — Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association  for breakfast 7:30-9 a.m.  March 4, at Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland for a presentation that will address one of the most important tax incentives available to real estate developers, while providing a specific strategy on how to address the task of rehabilitating historic masonry.

“The ABC’s of Navigating Historic Masonry Building Restoration using Historic Tax Credits” outlines the most cost effective method of restoring historic masonry buildings using State and Federal “Historic Tax Credits” to defray the cost of rehabilitation. Presented by Building Envelope Specialists Inc. and Sutherland Conservation Consultants, this presentation will discuss how to control construction costs and provide the framework on how to define the scope of restoration while ensuring that the results meet the requirements of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

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This MEREDA “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event is Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank, Sutherland Conservation & Consulting, and Building Envelope Specialists.