The Historic Bristol Virginia Post Office

Retail-Commercial for Lease
Catylist Listing ID: 30368916
Property Subtypes: Free-Standing Building, Mixed Use, Restaurant, Street Retail, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub, Other
Contiguous Space: 8,500 - 20,400 SF
Total Available: 40,800 SF
Gross Building Area: 20,000 SF
Gross Land Area: 0.58 Acres
Lease Rate: $9 - 12 PSF (Annual)
Base Monthly Rent: $15,300 - 20,400
Lease Types: Modified Gross
Ceiling: 20 ft.
Building Name: Former Bristol VA Post Office
Usable Size (USF): 20,000 SF
Last Updated: 7/7/2020

Overview / Comments

If you are looking for space that is favorable for social distancing, this is the place for you. With plenty of open space, there are many uses this building would be suitable for. Open office areas, larger office spaces, plenty of open area to spread out, plenty of square feet for entertainment or restaurant businesses, large open spaces for retail showcases, the list goes on. The Former Bristol Virginia Post Office is renovated and ready for new tenants. The former post office has regained it's historic charm and grace with up to 20,400 square feet of available space on three floors. This space is conveniently located within walking to distance to 3 new hotels, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, public parking, restaurants, and shopping. Central Downtown Bristol Virginia location. The main level is approximately 8900 square feet. The main room on the main level is a ball room style area with soaring high ceilings with large 8' tall windows and tons of natural light. Adjoining this room are areas already prepped for restaurant work including overhead hoods and grease traps. While it's former use was restaurant, this space could also work well for retail, event space, entertainment, etc. The additional adjoining rooms also have tall ceilings with large windows and tons of natural light. The second floor is approximately 3000 square feet with access from the main floor level, with high ceilings. It has 4 separate rooms and 3 separate restrooms. The lower level is set up with a full bar, with 8500 square feet of space, men's and women's restrooms, and two separate exits to the parking lot and alley. The renovations for the building include an all new 30 Ton Carrier roof top AC w/ gas heat system, two new 5 ton high efficiency Bosch inverter AC units, 3 New Mitsubishi mini splits with 5 heads, new Fibertite 20+yr roof system, new fire alarm system with updated sprinkler system in lower level, new and restored original parquet flooring, new lighting and some original 1930s fixtures still in place, new paint and plaster, updated wiring, first floor bathrooms updated to ADA compliancy. The building also got a rejuvenated exterior, restored masonry, restored windows, new landscaping, has 30+ parking spots and loading dock. The spaces are just about ready for the tenants finishing touches. All measurements of square footage are approximate and should be verified. Property is available and customized interior work could be started now. Contact listing agent for your own confidential tour.

Expand All 3 Spaces Available

Suite: 1 20,400 SF $9 - 12 PSF (Annual) Modified Gross
Suite: Lower Level 8,500 SF $9 - 12 PSF (Annual) Modified Gross
Suite: Main and Upper Floor 11,900 SF $9 - 12 PSF (Annual) Modified Gross

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Kingsport-Bristol
County: Bristol
Taxing Authority: City of Bristol, VA
Tax ID/APN: 27 1 8 4
Zoning: B-2
Retail Clientele: General, Family, Business, Traveler, Tourist, Recreation, Convention, Other
Property Located Between: State St and Sycamore St
Property Visibility: Excellent
Largest Nearby Street: Cumberland
Feet of Frontage: 130
Highway Access: Property fronts on Piedmont Ave which connects to State Street, 2 blocks away in Historic Downtown Bristol.
Airports: Tri-Cities Regional Airport and Highlands Airport
Site Description: Fronting on the corner of Piedmont and Cumberland, this historic landmark sits on a level lot with it's own private parking lot with plenty of spaces and high visibility.
Area Description: This property is located in downton Bristol, VA, 2 blocks from State Street. Very close walking distance to everything including The Bristol Hotel, The new Sessions Hotel, Blackbird Bakery, City Courthouse and Justice Center, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, and all downtown restaurants and shopping.
Tenancy: Multiple Tenants
Total Number of Buildings: 1
Number of Stories: 3
Typical SF / Floor: 8,500 SF
Year Built: 1933
Year Renovated: 2019
Roof Type: Flat
Construction/Siding: Block, Brick
Exterior Description: Classic federal style neo-classical brick building with sandstone columns and limestone lentils, grand 8' tall restored windows.
Total Parking Spaces: 30
Parking Type: Surface
Parking Description: Plenty of parking at the rear of the building on the property as well as on street parking and public parking lot nearby.
Sprinklers: Wet
Heat Type: Electricity, Natural Gas
Heat Source: Central, Heat Pump
Air Conditioning: Package Unit
Internet Access: Cable, Gigabit, Fiber Optic
Interior Description: Up to 20,000 square feet. Main floor has grand ballroom with tall ceilings throughout, large kitchen area, large room/office in the front with it's own bathroom, mens and women's bathrooms, handicap access, grand front entrance with tall ceilings and attractive moulding. Beautiful staircase going to third floor with a separate entrance to another staircase from the ball room. Lower level already has a huge bar in place with 8500 square feet of space. Provisions made in upstairs hood vent for the possibility of adding a second kitchen to the lower level if needed. Men's and Women's bathrooms, and two exits leading directly outside to the parking lot and alley.
Zoning Description: B-2, General Business
Lot Frontage: 130'
Lot Depth: 189'
Water Service: Municipal
Sewer Type: Municipal
Easements: Utilities
Easements Description: Typical easements for water, sewer and electric.
Legal Description: Available upon request

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 9,173 37,931 55,300
Median Age: 39.27 40.96 42.13
Households: 4,205 16,481 23,741


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