Project Category: Commercial

Casco Bay Ferry Terminal

  The new addition and reconfigured plaza have transformed the ferry terminal into an open, joyful public space on Portland’s waterfront. By moving the waiting room to the south end of the terminal, overlooking the harbor and Gates 4 and 5, the new addition has connected the riders directly to the beauty and allure of… Read more »

Patrons Oxford Insurance Company

  Patrons Oxford Insurance Company has been growing rapidly.  In order to attract a younger and more diverse workforce, they decided to relocate to Portland and become the first tenant in the City’s Technology Park on Rand Road. We worked with the Patrons Oxford building committee to design a modern, two-story, flexible office building that… Read more »

Hancock Lumber Office Building

Established in 1848, Hancock Lumber is a sixth generation family-owned business operating a land company, a sawmill division, a network of retail lumberyards, and home design showrooms across Maine and New Hampshire. As their business has grown, they wanted to build a new, more efficient office building near their existing sawmill in Casco that incorporates… Read more »

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House provides a homelike environment to families of sick children who travel from around the state during extended hospital visits. It also supports a community-wide volunteer network that works with the families during difficult times. Our work with Ronald McDonald House Charities began in 1995. The project included four buildings located within… Read more »

State Theatre Marquee

A prominent fixture of Portland’s Congress Street Arts District corridor, the State Theatre Building has anchored the corner of High Street and Congress Street since 1929. The marquee is the hallmark of the last standing movie palace in Portland from that era. Under new management since 2010, SSA was involved in an extensive interior renovation to… Read more »

Cascon Office Building

Cascon Office Building is for a design and engineering company producing high tolerance pumps for the aerospace industry. The client wanted to have a building which reflected their strong association with technology but also fit in with their more traditional neighbors. The building is designed with innovative building technologies that not only project an image… Read more »

Good Tern Co-op: In Process

Located in Rockland, the Good Tern Co-op and Hole in the Wall Bagels engaged SA to envision a future expansion that united the two under one roof. Balancing the desire to create a highly visible presence on Main Street on this tight site required careful consideration of daily deliveries, parking, traffic flow, and customer experience…. Read more »

Camp Schodack Welcome Center: On the Boards

Located in the foothills of the Berkshires, Camp Schodack approached SSA looking for a state-of-the-art welcome center that could become home to their staff offices, mail room and a warm and inviting living room for camp gatherings. The planned 6,000 SF building design was inspired by basket weaving. The gable ends of the porch and… Read more »