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2017 Forums & Events


Developer’s Secrets to Small Projects: Tricks of the trade to rehab Maine Street real estate 

Co-hosted with the Maine Downtown Center || A Build Maine Thursday Workshop

When: 12:30-4:30pm Thursday June 8th, 2017

Where: Lewiston Public Library

A panel discussion and walking tour of projects designed for anyone hoping to tackle challenging small-scale re-development projects in their community. Hear from municipal, economic development, developer, and financial experts how to best utilize tax credits, creatively finance your projects, attract interest, and get unused or underutilized commercial and residential buildings back in action. Featuring Maine leaders and Eric Kronberg of Kronberg Wall, a full-service design, architecture, and construction administration firm specializing in in-town commercial redevelopment projects.

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Consider attending the full Build Maine Conference in Lewiston on Friday June 9th. Tickets sold separately.

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GrowSmart Maine’s Forums and Tours provide an opportunity for exploration of projects, policies, and developments that highlight examples of smart growth in Maine. Attendees are treated to an in-depth discussion and presentations of practical tools and information in a comfortable, casual setting. Our Forums begin with light fare and networking, followed by a presentation of expert panelists showcasing varying perspectives, and conclude with a discussion.

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