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.

Welcome Scorebuilders

Ground is broken within Innovation District! Construction for Scorebuilders, a national company that creates educational tools for physical therapists, is officially [...]
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Phase one apartments are complete!

Construction on all 48 Carriage Walk Apartments is now complete. Residents of these last 13 units will move in on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. The apartment complex is [...]
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Payne Rd. Entrance Closed

The Payne Road entrance to Scarborough Downs Road will be closed starting September 25, 2019. To access the harness track and residential section of The Downs, [...]
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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.