Maine International Cold Storage Facility (MICSF)

Portland, Me

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Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure joins Eimskip and Amber Infrastructure in a consortium of private developers to build a 120,000-square-foot, temperature-controlled building on state-owned land at the International Marine Terminal in Portland, ME. The proposed building, called the Maine International Cold Storage Facility, is expected to meet the refrigerated cargo demand of Icelandic shipping company, Eimskip, and be big enough to accommodate customers from Maine’s growing food, beverage and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

Project FAQs

  • Eimskip commenced Portland Terminal services March 15, 2013
  • Eimskip awarded building development rights August 1, 2015
  • Eimskip partnered with TFIC/Amber January 22, 2020
  • Private facility creating 22 jobs and generating property tax revenue
  • Building size: 120,000 SF +/-
  • Max height: 75′
  • 12 Loading Dock Bays
  • 20,000 (approx.) Pallet Spaces
  • Freezer Storage 76K SF, Utilities 4K SF, Admin/Maintenance 12K SF
  • Proposing Maine’s largest Rooftop Solar Array

MICSF In The News

Developers Revive Cold-Storage Facility Plans in Maine

Plans for Portland cold-storage facility are back on the front burner

2 Years After Controversy, Maine Cold Storage Facility Project Resumes

Proponents say pandemic adds importance to new cold storage facility in Portland

Additional Project Information

City of Portland Site Plan Information

City of Portland Conditional Use Application

6.10.2020 MICSF Neighborhood Meeting Presentation

6.10.2020 MICSF Neighborhood Meeting Minutes and Q&A

Leasing Information

McGowan Operational Plans for Summer 2021

Project Contacts

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Andrew Nelson


Kay Rand