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.

Latest News


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

Welcome Wex!

We are excited to announce that WEX, Inc. will be the newest addition at The Downs. WEX will be building a 200,000 SF building in the new town center. This move will [...]
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Affordable Senior Housing, The Uplands, coming to The Downs!

Exciting things are happening at The Downs! The Uplands, a 39 unit affordable senior housing complex is one of 8 projects being recognized by the Governor’s Office. [...]
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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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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.