Find Your Place Here
Welcome to The Downs, Southern Maine's exciting new place to live, work, and play… a 524‑acre mixed‑use community located in the heart of Scarborough with an enviable array of living options set in natural surroundings, with a vibrant Town Center and a truly integrated Innovation District.
The Downs represents the revival of an iconic destination where residential and commercial elements support each other and retail and recreation knit the planned community together, setting a new standard for a modern live‑work‑play lifestyle.
A Place to Call Home
Located in the heart of Scarborough, one of America's most affordable beach towns, the first residential phase of 126 homes sold out in record time. The second phase will debut in Spring 2020 with a wide range of styles and options to fit your lifestyle. Our top ranked school district, public transit, and walkable community create the ideal place to call home.
A Place to Thrive
The Downs' premier location, adjacent to I‑95 with direct access to Route 1 and close to the airport, creates the ideal business environment for Maine’s newest economic hub. The Innovation District and Town Center are creating over 3,000 new jobs and the perfect opportunity for commercial, industrial, retail, medical, hospitality and recreational businesses of all sizes.
A Place to Unwind
Whether you prefer relaxation or invigorating sport, The Downs has the ideal playground for you. 10+ miles of recreation trails, bicycle lanes, parks and natural playscapes create opportunities for all ages. Edge Sports Group’s state‑of‑the‑art complex in the Town Center will be the pulse of the community year‑round.
Home to live harness racing action since 1950, the property surrounds the historic Scarborough Downs racetrack, bringing newfound vitality and life to a well‑loved landmark. The Downs' unique master plan and live‑work‑play opportunities will help define the next chapter in Scarborough's bright future, making this our own community trifecta.