The Historic Dexter Richards and Sons Woolen Mill on Sunapee Street in Newport will become The Lofts at Newport Mills. The Newport Planning Board unanimously approved the final site plan review for developing the property into 66 – apartments by 169 Sunapee Street LLC developers. The Lofts at Newport Mills will include two-bedroom apartments, one-bedroom apartments, and loft apartments in addition to having a gym and dog park.
The169 Sunapee Street LLC developers also received approval to build three storage-unit buildings on land across from the proposed Lofts at Newport Mills.
Developers hope to attract young professionals and retirees looking to downsize as tenants in the historic brick building.