The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA) is a public municipal corporation by State law established by the Maine State Legislature to implement the Reuse Master Plans for both NASB and Topsham’s Annex as they have been set forth by both the Brunswick Local Redevelopment Authority (BLRA) and the Topsham Local Redevelopment Authority (TLRA).

MRRA is overseen by an 11-member board of trustees – appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the legislature.


MRRA’s mission is to:

  • Implement the Reuse Master Plans for NASB and Topsham Annex
  • Manage the transition of base properties from military to civilian uses
  • Redevelop former base properties to create new high quality jobs
  • Actively engage the private sector in the redevelopment effort


MRRA’s redevelopment goals:

  • Short-term goal: Recover civilian job losses in the primary impact community resulting from the base closure (700 jobs) Goal Achieved Spring 2015!
  • Intermediate goal: Recover economic losses and total job losses in the primary impact community resulting from the base closure ($140 million in payroll)
  • Long-term goal: Facilitate the maximum redevelopment of base properties (12,000 + jobs)


MRRA’s guiding principles:

  • Manage the redevelopment effort consistent with its statutory mandate and the Reuse Master Plans for Brunswick Landing and the Topsham Commerce Park
  • Actively engage with the private sector to ensure rapid redevelopment
  • Conduct its business in a professional and financially responsible manner
  • Foster and maintain strong partnerships with State and local stakeholders
  • Be good stewards of the land and environment
  • Strive to provide superior service to its customers and stakeholders