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Featured Retail Buildings for Lease in Bellingham WA

Orca Building – Fairhaven 
Retail Space $20/SF

The Orca Building is located in the core of downtown Fairhaven. Fairhaven is host to many of the most popular tourist events of Bellingham including, Ski to Sea, Dirty Dan Harris Festival, Food Fest, and several more. Fairhaven is also the dining hub of Bellingham with over 40 restaurants and bars located within the core. Located at the corner of 12th Street and Mill Ave.

Historical Bellingham Building  
For Lease $12/SF to $15/SF

Centrally located landmark building in downtown Bellingham. 1414 Cornwall has been brought to 2016 standards while still retaining its historical charm. Recent upgrades include seismic retrofitting, underground utilities, secured underground utilities & fiber optics, new HVAC, and fully sprinklered. The entire 20,000 SF building can be leased, or individual 6,500 SF floors are available. $100,000 TI allowance by Landlord. Minimum 5 year lease terms.

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Bellingham Retail Market Statistics (2017 YTD)

Retail Space for lease in Bellingham Washington

Bellingham Washington has a strong retail based economy. If fact, there are few major private employers in Bellingham. The city’s economy thrives on tourism and the aggregate of many small office and retail based businesses. There is available retail space in nearly every area of Bellingham. The most popular locations for retail businesses to locate are the Bakerview Cooridor in North Bellingham and the Historical Fairhaven District at the south end of Bellingham.

The Historical Fairhaven District is one of the most unique retail locations in Bellingham. Fairhaven is a tourism destination and often brings people in while they are traveling between Seattle and Vancouver BC. Due to the popularity and limited supply of retail space in Fairhaven, the lease rates generate premium rates. The current market rate for retail space in Fairhaven is $18 per square foot.

Downtown Bellingham is also a popular location for retail businesses to locate. Many of the buildings in downtown Bellingham were built in the early 1900’s and offer walk-in traffic as well as historical value. Lease rates for retail space in downtown Bellingham range from $12 – $18 per square foot.

The Cordata District located north of the Bellis Fair Mall is an area where the City of Bellingham is currently directing growth.