Companies seeking a retail or office location in a vibrant, walkable, urban environment with a wide variety of amenities desirable by today’s 21st century workforce will want to be here. Downtown Iowa City has a very low commercial vacancy rate of 3.5%, an indicator of strong demand. Currently, many development projects are in the works and property owners are looking to add space for additional retail and office.  Prime properties are now available to open your business.

To learn more about joining us in downtown Iowa City, contact Nancy Bird at the Iowa City Downtown District: [email protected] or 319-354-0863.

      115 E. Washington Street

      The building that housed the former location of the Brown Bottle Restaurant is now available. The location has multiple commercial bays and the potential for office space with alley access.  Commercial availabilities include:

      three (3) Washington Street retail bays @ 1,600 sf ea.

      three (3) alley-access commercial bays @ 1,300 sf ea. (Entrance to be developed near Ben Summerwill mural.)

      12,000 sf of second story office is also available.  This space could be subdivided as needed.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      111 E. College Street

      6,000 sf basement
      6,000 sf first floor
      6,000 sf second floor

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      124 E. Washington Street

      This is the former Zephyr Copies Space next to Bo James! Currently The Rise and The Latitude Real Estate Leasing Office. There is 2800 sqft on the main level with new bathroom on the main level. The space is all show room and office space. The lower level is unfinished about 1000 sqft down with a street vault.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      116 East College Street

      Approximately 2,880 sf available for lease.  Has an existing kitchen hood and back alley access.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      201 S. Clinton Street
      (Old Capital Town Center)

      2nd floor office

      4,600 to 9,382 SF space available on the 2nd floor of Old Capitol Town Center. High profile location in the Pedestrian Mall near the University of Iowa campus. Prominent exterior signage available. Close proximity to dining, shopping, entertainment and services.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      209 E Washington St,
      (Paul-Helen Building)

      2nd-Floor Office

      1000 SF space available on the 2nd floor of the Paul-Helen Building. This 2nd-floor office has a central room with kitchenette and three individual offices. The space has a central location between Pedestrian Mall and the University of Iowa campus.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      202 N. Linn Street (Northside)

      New construction
      2 commercial bays
      2,900 sf restaurant
      1,300 sf office or retail
      Available summer 2019

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      7 S. Linn Street

      1,432 sf first floor

      Under construction
      Available late 2018

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      Office Condo for Sale: Tower Place (22 S Linn St - Suite 2A)

      Tower Place Suite 2A

      3800+ sq ft Office Condo For Sale
      Click here for more information.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      10 S. Gilbert Steet (Old Universal Church)

      Undergoing updates and renovation
      8,800 sq ft
      Available 2019
      Restaurant, office for creative industry, or art studio / gallery opportunity

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      404 E. College Street
      (The Chauncey)

      New construction.

      25,000 sf of Class A office space. The space can be divided to meet tenant needs. For sale or for lease.
      Available August 2019

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      201 S. Clinton Street
      (Old Capital Town Center)

      First Floor Retail (former location of Azera) 5,600 square feet is now available for lease.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      332 E. Washington Street

      The spaced that housed the former location of the Iowa City Full Kit location is now available. 3,300 sq ft is available.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      220 E. Washington Street

      This location has an alley door as the retail frontage for  approximately 540 square feet of commercial space.  There is a connecting door with the adjacent tenant (Beadology Iowa) within the building.

      This space is clustered proximate to other alley business where a significant public lighting project is planned underway.  Great space for a bike shop, service, or other design-oriented use.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863

      123 E. Washington Street

      This space, known as the Kresge building, has approximately 2,600 sf of space available for lease.  The space does not contain a kitchen hood and hosts storage in the lower level.

      Contact: (319) 354-0863