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Oxoboxo Lofts


Redevelopment of historic building converted into 72 loft-style units

Features a community clubhouse & fitness center

Completion: 2020

Total Development Costs:
$32.3 million

Uncasville, Connecticut

Dakota Partners’ adaptive reuse project, Oxoboxo Lofts, will transform an historic turn of the century mill and approximately 100,000 square feet of industrial space into 72 – studio, one- and two- bedroom apartment homes. Located in Uncasville, CT and bordered by the Thames River, the former cotton and textile mill will truly provide housing opportunities for all segments of the local market, including market rate apartments, workforce housing and affordable opportunities.

The project has been awarded federal and state historic tax credits and low income housing tax credits to support the restoration and conversion of the former mill. Extensive building improvements planned for the existing historic structures include new windows, roofs and HVAC systems. Additionally, the iconic smokestack that acts as a beacon for the Thames River will be restored and remain a distinctive landmark in the community. All rehabilitation will be completed under the guidelines of the CT State Historic Preservation Office and the Department of the Interior.

Upon completion, the community will boast a variety of amenities for future residents including a community clubhouse, fitness center, basketball court, playground and on site management and resident services. The proximity to Interstate 395 and local amenities including shopping, dining and entertainment makes the centrally located community convenient for ease of living.

Construction began in the spring of 2019 with occupancy of the first buildings anticipated for the summer of 2020.