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Building Curiosity & Community on the Foundation of an Industrial Past

Our 2020 Vision: Seeing the Mill District become a part of what makes Amherst, MA one of the best college towns in the world!

Seeking development partners and tenants in the Historic Center of North Amherst, MA.

Serving as the gateway to the hill towns, North Amherst is just 1/2 mile north of UMass. With a traffic count of 25,000 vehicles per day within a 2-block radius, this historic town center is ripe for revitalization and growth.

20,000 SF of dynamic commercial space in North Square

Click here for a detailed description of the project from January 2016

Click here for an economic history of the North Amherst Triangle

Click here for a zoning history of North Amherst Village Center

Over 65,000sf of space now available

The Trolley Barn The first floor of the Trolley Barn is filled! With the exclusive and fabulous Lift Salon on the west half and Jake’s at the Mill on the east.

We have luxury apartments still available and the second floor—two 2000sf units—which could also be leased as commercial spaces—elevator accessible! Click here for information on leasing these luxury apartments.

Several parcels zoned for commercial uses and ready for your business

The Hobart Barn – Grandfathered Zoning for Commercial Use

Current Tenants

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The Mill District

North Square Building A1 has several primo retail and restaurant locations. It too will open in late 2019. We are seeking a 2000-4000sf lunch and dinner destination restaurant; indoor play space for kids; a nail salon; vintage clothing and furnuture stores; what have you?! ... See MoreSee Less

North Square Building A1 has several primo retail and restaurant locations. It too will open in late 2019.  We are seeking a 2000-4000sf lunch and dinner destination restaurant; indoor play space for kids; a nail salon; vintage clothing and furnuture stores; what have you?!Image attachmentImage attachment

13 hours ago

The Mill District

Building A2 - opening late in 2019 - has available 4000sf sub-dividable retail and fun service space. We're seeking a yoga studio; nail salon; retail shops; paint your own pottery/furniture stores; wine and beer shop; what have you?!? ... See MoreSee Less

Building A2 - opening late in 2019 - has available 4000sf sub-dividable retail and fun service space.  Were seeking a yoga studio; nail salon; retail shops; paint your own pottery/furniture stores; wine and beer shop; what have you?!?Image attachmentImage attachment
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Contact Information

Cinda Jones
Mill District Developer
President, WD Cowls, Inc.

134 Montague Road
PO Box 9677
North Amherst, MA 01059
413-549-1403
cjones@cowls.com

Hannah Rechtschaffen
Director of Placemaking
WD Cowls, Inc.
134 Montague Road
PO Box 9677
North Amherst, MA 01059
413-341-5074
hannah@cowls.com

Jennifer Gannett
Director of Community Development
WD Cowls, Inc.
134 Montague Road
PO Box 9677
North Amherst, MA 01059
413-341-5069
jen@cowls.com

LEASING INQUIRIES:

Pat Kamins
Kamins Real Estate
413-253-2515
pdk.kaminsre@comcast.net

Micki Sanderson
Jones Group Realtors
413-265-0061
mickisanderson@jonesrealtors.com