HFF Brokers Sale of Hotel Development Site in Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, MAINE — HFF has brokered the sale of a hotel development site at the former Rufus Deering Lumber Co. in Portland. The sales price was not disclosed. The planned six-story, 112,439-square-foot, Aloft-branded hotel will feature 155 rooms as well as restaurants, meeting space and a fitness center. The property’s location in downtown Portland is adjacent to the historic Old Port and Waterfront districts of the city and within walking distance of numerous restaurants, art galleries and retail shops. The former Rufus Deering Lumber Co. property is being redeveloped into a 469,153-square-foot mixed-use project called Hobson’s Landing that will include 203 residential units, 25,000 square feet of retail space, 155 hotel rooms and 313 parking spaces. Denny Meikleham, Alan Suzuki and Matthew Enright of HFF represented the seller, Reger Dasco Properties, in the transaction. The buyer and developer was Norwich Partners.