About Asia West

Asia West first opened its doors on Commercial Street in Portland, Maine in 1993. Owner Tod Dana paired his appreciation for Asian culture with a strong interest in business.  Having just returned from an incredible adventure in Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam…Tod signed a lease on Commercial Street and promptly headed back to South East Asia to buy the beautiful, handcrafted treasures, which had made such an impression on him.

The initial inventory was a modest selection of furniture, handicrafts, and jewelry…but has steadily grown to be a much more comprehensive selection of home and garden furnishings, including a complete line of furniture, textiles, upholstery, and many one-of-a kind treasures!

By traveling to these fantastic Asian countries, meeting the traders and craftsmen directly, and purchasing directly, Tod and his team personally ensure the quality and authenticity of their purchases.  He has eliminated the middlemen and their added costs, and is pleased to pass these savings on to our customers.  Tod is always available to work directly with customers and will happily search for that one special piece you are in search of.

In addition to our store at 219 Commercial Street in Portland, we also have a huge warehouse on Presumpscot Street in Portland filled with beautiful furniture and decorative accessories.  We receive several sea container shipments each year so our large and varied inventory is constantly changing.  Our warehouse is open weekends throughout the year and by appointment.

We have recently become a wholesale resource for retailers and interior designers. While we are excited about this new chapter in our business, we always take great pride in helping our individual customers find exactly what they are looking for.

We look forward to working with you!

The Asia West Team

 

Directions:

From The North

  • Take I-95 South
  • I-95 Becomes I-295 S
  • Take exit 7 Franklin Street Exit
  • Continue to the end of Franklin
  • Take a right onto Commercial Street
  • Continue for a few blocks and we are on the right side

 

From The South

  • Starting From I-95 North
  • Take exit 6a South Portland/ Portland (toll)
  • Take exit 7 Franklin Street Exit
  • Continue to the end of Franklin
  • Take a right onto Commercial Street
  • Continue for a few blocks and we are on the right side