Event: MEREDA’s 2021 Annual Forecast Conference

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January 21, 2021
9:00am – 4:00pm

Join us and the top minds in real estate for MEREDA’s 2021 Annual Forecast Conference and Member Showcase on January 21, 2021.

This will be a virtual event, with many unique opportunities to engage the virtual audience! As usual, our 2021 Forecast Conference will deliver the information that is so valuable to MEREDA Members. Attendees will once more learn what is influencing the various sectors of real estate across Maine. We’ve developed a format to ensure a dynamic conversation to kickoff 2021.

We’re also excited to showcase 20 businesses in a one-of-a-kind trade show!  These businesses will be featured in a live interview with a MEREDA board member.

This course has been approved for 4.00 Hours of Broker and Legal Continuing Education Credits.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: Approval is pending for 4 hours of BROKER and LEGAL continuing education credits.Attendees seeking credits will be required to confirm their virtual attendance by completing an exam based on the material presented. The exam will be embedded on the steaming page below the video and chat window. You’ll be able to fill it out right on the stream page as you are watching or at the end of the program. Click submit once you have completed the exam. Exams must be submitted before end of day, January 21st, 2021. You must receive a score of 85% in order to receive your credits.

REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be issued unless the originating stream fails and the program cannot take place.

Check out the Agenda

9:00 AM         Member Virtual Showcase Open

10:00 AM       Seminar Introductory Remarks:  Joshua T. Fifield, President, MEREDA Board


10:15 AM       Keynote Address: Hannah Pingree, Director, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future

10:30 AM       Economic Overview:  James Marple, Managing Director, Senior Economist, TD Bank Group


11:00 AM       Southern Maine Industrial Forecast:  Justin Lamontagne & Sam LeGeyt, NAI The Dunham Group

11:25 AM       Bangor-Area Market Forecast:  Bev Uhlenhake, Epstein Commercial Real Estate

11:45 AM       Recognition Awards Ceremony

12:00            Member Virtual Showcase Open


1:00 PM       Overview of MEREDA’s Legislative Agenda:  Andrea C. Maker & Elizabeth Frazier, Pierce Atwood


1:25 PM       Southern Maine Residential Forecast:
Multi-Family: Brit Vitalius, Vitalius Real Estate Group
Single-Family: Dava Davin, Portside Real Estate Group

2:05 PM       Central & Coastal Maine Market Forecast:  Frank Carr, Maine Realty Advisors

2:25 PM       Midcoast Maine Market Forecast:  Dave Holman, RE Max Riverside Commercial

2:45 PM       *10 Minute Break*


2:55 PM       Maine’s Vacation / Hospitality Forecast:  Sean Riley, Maine Course Hospitality Group

3:15 PM       Southern Maine Retail Forecast:  Peter Harrington, Malone Commercial Brokers

3:35 PM       Southern Maine Office Forecast:  Nate Stevens, The Boulos Company

4:00 PM       Conclusion of Event