Wilder Adds Freeport Village Station in Maine to East Coast Portfolio

Published: March 8, 2024

BOSTON, MA (March 8, 2024) Wilder, a real estate development, management, and leasing firm, today announced that it will immediately assume management and leasing responsibilities at Freeport Village Station. The property, located in Freeport, Maine, spans 3.6-acres and includes 122,121 square feet of retail space, as well as a 520-space parking garage. Wilder now manages over 50 retail and mixed-use properties along the East Coast of the U.S. with the addition of Freeport Village Station.

“Wilder is excited to be a part of the Freeport Community and contribute to the future success of this unique, award-winning property,” said Tom Wilder, a principal at Wilder. “Our goal is to unlock the full potential of this center by creating a lively shopping experience that appeals to the local community, visitors, and tourists alike. Embracing Maine culture while complementing the current amenities in Freeport will lead the charge in creating an immersive shopping experience that encourages people to stay longer and enjoy their time at the center.”

Prominently situated opposite L.L.Bean’s flagship campus and along Main Street, Freeport’s thoroughfare, this center exudes undeniable New England charm and is well positioned to thrive. Conveniently located 20 minutes north of Portland, Maine, or a scenic two-hour train ride from Boston, Massachusetts via the Amtrak Downeaster route, Freeport stands as a popular gateway destination to coastal charm and cultural richness.

L.L.Bean’s LEED-certified outlet store anchors Freeport Village Station that features additional premium outlets from Coach, Brook Brothers, Old Navy, Famous Footwear, Lindt, Oakley, Osh Kosh B’gosh and Carter’s, Sunglasses Hut, Talbots, Sketchers, and Francesca’s.

“Freeport is a beloved New England destination that captivates travelers with its timeless appeal and diverse offerings. From quaint boutiques, quintessential local eateries, and renowned brands, Freeport’s diverse retail landscape invites exploration,” continued Wilder. “Complemented by nature and recreational pursuits, and a thriving arts and cultural scene, Freeport offers something for every local and traveler seeking to immerse themselves in the essence of all Maine has to offer.”


Wilder is a Boston-based real estate development, management and leasing firm specializing in the positioning of retail properties. Privately held and owner-managed, Wilder’s mission continues to be to create vibrant shopping places that meet and exceed the expectations of customers, retailers, and investors. From lifestyle centers and urban properties to community centers and mixed-use developments, Wilder has developed, managed, and leased over 20 million square feet of retail properties throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company continues to have a diverse portfolio of properties throughout the East Coast including Greater Boston’s Arsenal Yards, Silver Spring Square in Pennsylvania, and Daniels Marketplace in Fort Myers, Florida.