New England’s premier historic mill renovation is the place to live, work and play
Imagine you work in a historic renovated mill, with sunlight that streams through the windows onto hardwood floors. Along with special incandescent lighting that highlights the building’s natural attributes and rustic brickwork huge arched windows help create an inspirational living and working environment. You watch an eagle soar over the majestic Kennebec River from your office after you’ve had a delicious lunch made from local ingredients at the indoor café. When rush hour hits you casually walk home to your apartment, a floor or two away. Continue reading
The Hathaway Creative Center offers 67 loft apartments and 120,000 square feet of office and retail space to the region’s growing community for a variety of business sectors. The Center provides the ideal solution to people looking for affordable multi-purpose space in an urban environment.
When you walk in the doors your greeted warmly with Maine’s classic hospitality. On the right you’ll find a boutique, Unique Designs, and on the left is the Property Management office. Just a bit down the hall is the Button Down Cafe, serving up local specialities.
The Center’s location in historic Waterville, just off of Interstate I-95 between Portland and Bangor, makes it easily accessible from the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast. It’s just over an hour to Portland and under three hours to Boston.
Add to that the availability of majestic mountains, pristine fresh lakes and rivers, and over 3,000 miles of the classic Maine coastline.
Just a short walk from this premier renovated mill is downtown Waterville, a community minded college town, with outstanding world-class restaurants, shops with handmade quality goods, cutting-edge galleries, a historic Opera House, and a renowned film festival venue. Please click here for leasing opportunities.
There are still leasing opportunities available in these spacious locations. Some businesses that are located in the Hathaway Center qualify for Maine Pine Tree Development Zone status— where eligible businesses have the chance to greatly reduce or virtually eliminate state taxes for up to ten years when they create new, quality jobs in certain business sectors or move existing jobs in those sectors to Maine. In addition specific new market tax credits have given us the opportunity to offer more competitive leases for organizations or businesses that qualify.
The Button-Down Café is serving up great breakfasts, lunches, snacks and delicious deserts on the first floor of the Hathaway Creative Center.
Start your day with warm muffins, coffeecake or a hot slice of quiche. You can also enjoy a fresh stack of pancakes with a la carte menu items like bacon, eggs and homemade fries. We serve breakfast all day!
If you stop by for lunch you can choose from fresh deli meats and cheeses, soups and the renowned Daily Special Sandwiches.
Afterwards, indulge in some of our delightful baked goodies! We make everything right here, and we’re cooking all day, so you never know what kind of treats you may find!
Reasonable hot and iced coffee is always available. Continue reading
The largest rental space available in Waterville is at the Hathaway Center
The ballroom sized has sunlight streaming in through expansive windows and tall ceilings creating a magical atmosphere. This impressive room is roughly 10000 sq/ft.
It’s a great location for special events like receptions and concerts. For the past two years From Colby College receptions to high school proms the room is spacious to accommodate any event.
There is a cinema size theater screen that could be used to show movies or even project the Super Ball!
If you have an event and need a great place with an atmosphere that can’t be matched contact the Center.
For more information about renting the space for an event please contact Rick Pullen at 207.861.5638 or email@example.com
In April of 2011 Cengage Learning moved 35 employees to Hathaway from its current office on Kennedy Memorial Drive. Cengage leased a 9,000-square-foot space on the third floor, filling the remaining vacancies on that level.
With annual revenues of about $2 billion, Cengage has 5,500 employees working in 42 countries. In 1999, Gale, a Cengage Learning company, acquired Thorndike Press.
Click here to read the article – Publisher Plans to Move to Hathaway.
The ground breaking of the Hathaway Creative Center in January of 2008 hosted the state’s Congressional Delegation, the Governor and local town officials. This article was published a month later.
“I’m really gratified it has come together,” said Rhode Island developer Paul Boghossian whose vision started the Hathaway Creative Center concept over three years ago. “The community has been great. They’ve been very, very supportive at every step. People in central Maine are cut from a difference slice, they’re amazing.” Continue reading
Wright-Ryan Construction the company that renovated the Hathaway Center to historic building codes was honored with the developers of the Center in August of 2009. Then the Maine Preservation organization presented the developers, Tom Niemann and Paul Boghossian, of the former Hathaway Shirt Mill with a State Preservation Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation. Continue reading
Since the Hathaway Creative Center’s dedication in 2008 the project has won several awards and all of the 67 loft apartments were fully occupied. The office spaces have been substantially built out and anchored by MaineGeneral Hospital, HealthReach Network and USI Insurance. The following article appeared in New England Real Estate Journal, October 22, 2010
Hathaway Center sets new standard for mixed-use rehab and pioneered the revamp of Maine’s historic tax credit law Continue reading
For the last couple of years the Hathaway Creative Center, the largest rental space Waterville has on offer, has been the location for a bridal show hosted by 92 Moose and B98.5 radio.
The room, which has sunlight streaming in through expansive windows and tall ceilings, was transformed into a magical space.
The ballroom sized room has been used to host a number of Waterville events such as a Colby College reception, non-profit celebrations, and high school proms. There is a cinema size theater screen that could be used to show movies or even project the Super Ball! If you have an event and need a great place with an atmosphere that can’t be matched contact the Center.
For more information about renting the space for an event please contact Rick Pullen at 207.861.5638 or firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading