Welcome to the Downs.


The Downs is a new and exciting mixed-use development in Scarborough, Maine. Located in the heart of the community, The Downs will become home to a modern town center with supporting residential and commercial elements. The 500-acre mixed-use development will create numerous recreational opportunities and will include walking paths throughout 200 acres of preserved green space. Tree-lined streets will connect the planned community, which will seamlessly balance recreation, retail, residential, and commercial development. Together, all elements will create the premier place to live, work, and play. The Downs development will bring newfound vitality to the center of town and launch Scarborough forward into its next chapter. Phase I broke ground in October 2018.

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Check back often to keep up with all the latest developments as well as upcoming sales and leasing opportunities.

You asked and we listened – an athletic complex is coming to The Downs!

Pools, ice rinks, indoor and outdoor fields, a community meeting space – just a few of the possibilities coming to Scarborough’s newest athletic complex. We’re proud [...]
Read moreYou asked and we listened – an athletic complex is coming to The Downs!

Phase II at The Downs advances

We are excited to announce that Scarborough’s Planning Board has given the Innovation District preliminary subdivision approval! This is a very important step in the [...]
Read morePhase II at The Downs advances

No Public Access

Remember what a bummer it was when we closed the Downs road to cut-through traffic? Well, while we’re at it, we can’t let you drive down that road at all any longer. [...]
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Sited on 500 acres of land conveniently located near beaches, recreation, shopping, and highways for an easy commute north or south, the development promises to become the city center Scarborough has been waiting for and the premier planned community in Greater Portland and Southern Maine.