Dover Crossing

851 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820
164,900 SF

Major Tenants

  • Shaw's
  • Petco
  • Orangetheory Fitness
  • IKKO Japanese Steakhouse
  • Rocky's Ace Hardware

Property Facts

Welcome to Dover Crossing! The center, strategically situated just off exit 16 of the Spaulding Turnpike (Route 16) and prominently positioned on Route 9/Central Avenue, is within Dover’s bustling commercial district and benefits from exceptional visibility.

Accessible via two signalized entrances off Central Avenue (24,068 VPD), this prime location caters to the needs of residents and visitors alike.

The vibrancy of this retail hub is a testament to the thriving community surrounding it. The renowned Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is just half a mile away, a significant employer with 3,500 employees. The nearby University of New Hampshire in Durham, with over 15,400 undergraduate and graduate students, adds to the dynamic environment. Other large employers in Dover include Measured Progress (438 employees with revenue of $100.8M), DMI Technologies (423 employees with revenue of $140M), Behavioral Health & Developmental Services of Strafford County (200 employees with revenue of $27.9M), and Red’s Shoe Barn (115 Employees with revenue of $18M).

The retail district serves as a vital hub for the affluent Seacoast region, encompassing Dover, Dover Point, Durham, Somersworth, Northwood, Rollinsford, and Madbury.

In 2023, Dover Crossing welcomed 2.1 million visits, with an average dwell time of 44 minutes. This translates to 402,000 visitors, a testament to the center’s status as a thriving destination within the community. It’s a prime location ready to cater to the diverse needs of its growing and dynamic population.



2023 Estimates 5 Miles 7 Miles 10 Miles
Population 59,493 93,687 141,885
Average HH Income $109,800 $110,423 $109,954
Median Age 40 yrs 37 yrs 39 yrs
Daytime Population 23,764 32,662 46,192

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