Rockland Planning Board to hear proposal for senior housing on Maverick Street

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 1:00pm

ROCKLAND — A proposal for a 53-unit affordable senior housing site to be built along Maverick Street between North Main and Birch streets goes before the Rockland Planning Board, Tuesday, June 21.

Stanley W. Carleton and Lisa Nash Carleton own the 2.5-acre undeveloped property in Rockland and are referring to their proposed subdivision as Carleton Commons.

The building will have three livable floors allowing for 22 units on the first floor, 24 units on the second floor, and 7 units at the attic level.

Forty nine of those units will be one-bedroom apartments, the other four will be studio units.

Business neighbors facing the proposed building from across Maverick Street (Route 17) include the Rockland Golf Club, Inc., Limerock Realty Trust, Rockland Plaza Realty Corp, and Dead River Company.

According to the application packet, the building, if constructed, would resemble another senior housing structure already in existence in Topsham called River Landing.

Gorrill Palmer Consulting Engineers, of Portland, submitted the application designs on behalf of the subdivider, Developers Collaborative Predevelopment LLC and Kevin Bunker, also of Portland.

The application packet was submitted to the City of Rockland on May 31, 2022, with a cost estimate of between $10 and $13 million, and a completion estimate of 12-14 months.

The Planning Board meeting begins at 5:15 p.m., in Rockland City Hall Council Chambers. At this time, the housing proposal is the only item on the June 21 agenda.


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