Downtown Columbia Office Space

1700 Huger St Listing
The Congaree Vista, Columbia, SC
# Cogdill Carpets/ Cromer's Peanuts Building for Sale The property consists of approximately 3.57 acres and 43,300 sf of improvements. There are currently two uses that occupy the premises. Cogdill Carpets, the primary occupant, occupies 27,400 sf which is divided into 12,400 sf of open retail and 15,000 sf of warehouse space. Cromers Peanuts leases just over 15,750 sf on a short term basis. Its space is divided into approximately 5,375 sf of retail, 7,552 sf of warehouse and 3,000 sf of office, and is located on the 2nd floor. The property presents of number of potential opportunities. Given the size, visibility, and condition of the building, it is ideally suited for office or retail use. There are 71 parking spaces currently on site, but there is an additional 1.47 acres of undeveloped land that provides for a physical expansion opportunity and up to 100 additional spaces. The size and location of the property also lends itself to a full redevelopment. Access is directly off 1-26. The existing traffic signal makes it ideally suited for retail redevelopment such as a convenience store, hotel or restaurant. The residential growth in downtown Columbia and the size of the parcel makes it ideal for mixed use apartment or condo project. The Cogdill Carpets property is strategically located at the corner of Huger and Laurel St. in the Vista area of downtown Columbia. It is considered to be the the gateway to the City with its immediate access to l-126. The property is accessed by either Huger or Laurel St. and is made easier with the signalized access. Traffic Counts in front of the property are in excess of 40,000 cars per day. The Vista area of downtown Columbia has become one of the most energized areas of the state. The growing presence of the University of South Carolina and the stability offered by the SC State Government have resulted in historic growth. New urban residential projects are under construction, new restaurants are opening monthly, and several new hotels are planned. Additionally, Columbia welcomes a new professional baseball facility less than a mile away. This property sits in the middle of the activity and is poised for redevelopment. Features - Large open showroom - Frontage on Huger Street and quick access to I-26 - Potential multi-tenant building - Ample parking - Approximately 40,000 Vehicles Per Day - Warehouse for storage or distribution - Sales Price: $4,950,000 - Lease Rate: Retail and Office Space - $15.00 PSF NNN - Warehouse Space - $5.00 PSF NNN

Downtown Columbia

Office Space Market Report

Number of Listings (last 90 days)
56
Median Rate ($/sqft/yr)
$21
Median Size (sqft)
9,011
As of: December 10, 2016

Downtown Columbia Rates

On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Columbia submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.

Downtown Columbia Listing Supply

In the last 90 days, 56 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 9% of the available leases in the Downtown Columbia are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.

Even though the median size is 9,011 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1968 and are Class B.

Downtown Columbia Community

Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Columbia occupants. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.

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