The Lofts at Saco Falls

75 Saco Falls Way, Biddeford, ME

Year Completed

Units

2016

80 (14 Market Rate + 66 Income Restricted)

Architect

Financing

Archetype, P.A.

MaineHousing; Northern New England Housing Investment Fund; People's United Bank; Coastal Enterprises; Genesis Fund; City of Biddeford; Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission

The Lofts at Saco Falls repurposed an empty 19th century factory building into a thriving residential complex. Built in two stages in 1842 and 1867, The Lofts for over 100 years was home to a machine shop where machines for weaving textiles were designed and built. It features 80 brand new one- and two-bedroom apartments. Many of these overlook a large, landscaped courtyard with granite benches and flowering trees. The apartments vary in size from 575 to 968 square feet.

The Lofts takes advantage of the beautiful original architectural features, including 11-foot ceilings, large windows and exposed carrying beams. Included in the rent are heat, hot water, an off-street parking space, fitness center in the building, wireless internet and a community room. Soundproofing between the apartments is extraordinary. Green building standards ensure exceptional indoor air quality. Like all our properties, The Lofts at Saco Falls is completely smoke-free.

Construction Manager

Wright-Ryan Construction