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Deirdre Wadsworth working with students from Central Maine Community College.

Hardypond Partners with Central Maine Community College to Help Train the Next Generation of Builders

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With a labor shortage limiting construction in Maine, it is more important than ever for our industry to invest time and effort in supporting the next generation of skilled tradespeople.  That’s why Hardypond Construction has partnered with Central Maine Community College (CMCC) and their Job Site Track Program, part of the school’s Building Construction Technology […]

Creating Inspiring Spaces – An Update on Lyseth Elementary School

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Hardypond has been keeping busy with the Lyseth Elementary School renovation!  This complex, multi-phase renovation began in the summer of 2019, continued through the winter, and forged ahead over the summer of 2020 despite the added challenge of working safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.  There have been a lot of intricate pieces to this project, […]

Hardypond Construction Helps Southern Maine Businesses Remodel Works Spaces for Covid Safety & Compliance

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As many Portland and southern Maine businesses cautiously return to the office, it is important that their commercial work spaces are configured properly to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 spread.  Along with all the recent changes to our work-life, it can feel like the whole office equilibrium is out-of-whack.  Hardypond Construction can help get […]

Lyseth Elementary School Entering Final Phases of Construction

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Harydpond began an exciting, multi-phase renovation on Lyseth Elementary School last summer.  With a highly choreographed work schedule, we continued work through the winter, laying foundations and erecting steel structures for the new gym and library.  Despite unexpected challenges, we made great strides over the last year adding overhead beams and pouring the new structural […]

Hardypond Continues Construction at Lyseth

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This summer, Hardypond started work on a multi-phase project to rejuvenate Lyseth Elementary School in Portland. The Summer Phase (work on classrooms and other interior spaces) wrapped up before the start of the school year so that the students and faculty could enjoy their educational environment, and Phase Two is officially underway! Phase Two focuses […]

Hardypond Wins 2019 Maine Preservation Award

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In July of 2019, we shared the news of Hardypond’s work on the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church at 20 Cutts Avenue in Saco. This unique project involved the metamorphosis of a beautiful 100-year-old church into 19 modern studio apartments. Last month, Maine Preservation recognized our dedication to maintaining the original character of Notre Dame […]

Hardypond Construction Renovates Notre Dame des Lourdes Into Charming Apartments

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As churches are closing due to dwindling congregations and limited resources, the empty church structures are being redeveloped into unique apartments.  Hardypond Construction has recently completed another project that converted the former Notre Dame des Lourdes Catholic Church in Saco into 19-unique studio apartments, with larger additions being built on either side for a total […]


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This spring, working with our friends at Gawron Turgeon Architects (GTA), we completed The Mooring on Foreside, a new construction project that represents an innovative approach to assisted living. We’re very proud of this project because it redefines how a retirement community can look and feel. Once our work was finished creating the structure, GTA […]