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Ground Breaking Ceremony for Twenty Thames, Luxury Condominium Development


Portland, Maine (November 21, 2017) – Twenty Thames, located in the heart of Portland’s vibrant Eastern Waterfront neighborhood, and offering twenty-eight luxury two to three-bedroom condominium units, held their official ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Presenting sophisticated contemporary design and features, including valet parking for up to two cars per unit, an amenity more commonly found in larger city markets, Twenty Thames is the only fully steel and concrete constructed residential building in this part of Portland, Maine.

Twenty Thames is being developed by EssexNorth Portland, with building design by Archetype Architects, interior design by Urban Dwellings, and construction management by Wright-Ryan Construction. The units are being marketed by Elise Kiely and Sandra Wendland of Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty.

“Twenty Thames will be the crown jewel in the robust Eastern Waterfront neighborhood, offering a sophisticated and contemporary interior design and uniquely positioned to capture stunning views overlooking Casco Bay while a short stroll to all that Portland has to offer from fine food and boutiques to a waterfront promenade and trail system right out your front door,” said developer, Ara Aftandilian of EssexNorth Portland.

The units range in size from 1,210 to over 2,000 square feet, with prices from the mid $500,000 range to over $2 million. Several of the units will have walk out balconies. The two water-facing sixth floor penthouses will have expansive 700+ square foot balconies.

“Twenty Thames is drawing local buyers who want to have the active walkable lifestyle for work and entertainment that this part of Portland offers, as well as out of state buyers who are looking to Portland, Maine as an attractive and more manageable alternative to the Boston or New York condo market,” said Elise Kiely and Sandra Wendland, both Senior Vice President at Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty.

For additional information on Twenty Thames, please visit The Sales Office is located at 208 Fore Street, Portland, Maine 04101. Office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, or by appointment.

Elise Kiely can be reached at or 207-838-1050. Sandra Wendland can be reached at or 207-233-7788. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is located at Two City Center, Portland, Maine 04101. Please visit Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Real Estate on facebook and our Blog.