Developers’ Secrets to Small Projects: Tricks of the Trade to Rehab Main Street Real Estate

Anne Ball from the Maine Downtown Center Moderated the Workshop

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Co-Hosted by GrowSmart Maine and the Maine Downtown Center

A workshop of the 2017 Build Maine Conference

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  • Thursday June 8, 12:30-4:30p
  • Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library Hall, 200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston ME
  • A panel discussion and walking tour designed for anyone hoping to tackle challenging small scale redevelopment projects in their community. 

**View or Download the Program: Developers’ Secrets to Small Projects Workshop Program

12:30p Registration, Networking, Light Refreshments

1p Developers’ Secrets to Small Projects Panel presentation & discussion:

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Eric Kronberg, Principle, Kronberg Wall: Architecture, Design, Development

Eric’s Presentation: Main St Renovation 101

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Misty Parker, Economic Development Specialist, City of Lewiston

Misty’s Presentation: How to Hack City Hall

John Egan, Senior Vice President, Senior Loan & Investment Office, CEI

Photos of John’s Flip Chart: Financing Development

Greg Paxton, Executive Director, Maine Preservation

Greg’s Presentation: Historic Tax Credits

Bob Gaudreau, Vice President, Hardypond Construction

Bob’s Presentation: Redeveloping Smaller Projects

3:30p  Walking tours of downtown developments in Lewiston:

199 Lisbon Street, Scruton Block. Tour by owner Jules Patry. Early stages of redevelopment

Photos of Historic Scruton Block: Scruton Block Rehabilitation

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46 Lisbon Street, Tour by owner & architect Kevin Morin & Chris Closs of Maine Preservation. Completed retail & residential redevelopment

Photos of 46 Lisbon St: 46 Lisbon Rehabilitation

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Chris Closs’ Presentation: Historic Tax Credits & Maine Preservation

4:30p Optional additional tour & networking


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Lewiston Public Library, Lisbon Street

Kevin Sutherland, Jean Claveau, Nancy Smith

John Egan, CEI

199 Lisbon Street, Scruton Block

199 Lisbon St, Scruton Block

199 Lisbon Street Upper Floors

46 Lisbon Street

46 Lisbon Street