Looking for commercial space in a vibrant, walkable, urban environment steps away from the University of Iowa?

While Downtown Iowa City has a low commercial vacancy rate, the following properties are currently available.

Commercial rates can range between $20 sf – $40 sf depending on class, location, and type of lease.

220 E. Washington Street


3,995 sf of prime first-floor commercial space available. Exposed brick walls, tall ceilings, and large lower-level storage. The location is across from the historic Englert Theatre.

Contact: Tracy Barkalow



213 N Linn Street


1,100 sq ft retail space

Contact: Nancy Bird


115 S. Burlington Street

Retail and Residential

THE EDGE features 1 remaining commercial bay on Burlington Street (2,500 sf) and condominiums above with private balconies and access to the shared roof-top terrace.  Information for retail and office space can be found here:  theedgeiowacity.com

Contact:  ​​​​​​​319-631-0548

1 S. Gilbert Street


3,161 square feet of office space available for sale including 6 offices, 1 conference room, and kitchenette with designated off-street parking for building. 2 parking stalls deeded with property and right to lease 9 additional stalls from City of Iowa City in adjacent ramp.

Contact: 319-354-0863

209 E Washington St,
(Paul-Helen Building)


The Paul-Helen Building is centrally located between the Pedestrian Mall and the University of Iowa campus and hosts professional medical uses, attorneys, and tech businesses.  Office space available.

Contact: 319-621-3565

404 E. College Street


The Chauncey mixed use building has commercial / office space available for lease or sale in the upper floors.

Contact: 319-354-0863

221 E. College Street


1,991 square feet on the third floor of Plaza Towers located on the Ped Mall side available.

Contact: 319-354-0863

125 S. Dubuque Street 4th Floor


3, 480 square feet

2 offices, large open space, kitchen/break room. Some furniture included.  Willing to subdivide for smaller offices.

Contact: Steve Bernhardt