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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’s Director of Business Development Receives MEREDA Public Policy Award

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This past January, Hardypond’s Director of Business Development, Kevin Sutherland, received recognition from the Maine Real Estate and Development Association (MEREDA) and was awarded their Public Policy Award.  Kevin serves on MEREDA’s Public Policy and Local Issues Committees, and was instrumental in crafting MEREDAʹs response to the Climate Council draft report and representing MEREDA before […]

Cutts Avenue Apartments in Saco

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Last year we shared news about our work on Saco’s Notre Dame de Loudres Church Apartments, an innovative project that garnered an honor from Maine Preservation.  On the same development site in downtown Saco, we recently completed a new 31,000 square foot building, the Cutts Avenue Apartments.  Utilizing a podium construction technique, this new building […]

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 […]

Hardypond Construction Recipient of 2018 Maddy Corson Small Business Award

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Hardypond Construction was recently recognized by the Institute for Family-Owned Business as one of Maine’s leading family owned businesses. President Deirdre Wadsworth and founder Bob Gadreau accepted the 2018 Maddy Corson Small Business award on behalf of the company. The Maddy Corson award honors family-owned businesses in Maine with 25 employees or less, that enhance […]