Why Pittsburgh’s South Side is a Great Place for a Small Retail Business

comicsSo you're a PIttsburgher who wants to open that small retail shop of your dreams, but you're not sure what's the right location for you? There are many reasons the South Side might be the ideal place to be.

A Thriving Young Demographic with Purchasing Power

Today's college students and young professionals have more purchasing power than ever before. They're willing to invest in their interests and support the small businesses that cater to them. On Pittsburgh's South Side, many of them have chosen to live, work and play. Its close proximity to the Oakland universities such as CMU, Pitt, Carlow, and Chatham as well as the hospitals, and it's short drive to Duquesne and Downtown, makes the area a logical choice for this demographic. This means, retail stores on the South Side have a built-in clientele to choose from.

Fabulous Foot-Traffic

The South Side is one of Pittsburgh's most walkable sections, with virtually anything a resident might need all within a few blocks jaunt. Retail businesses here enjoy the benefit of this, from the commuters who work there to the visitors who come in for a night on the town. 

Beautiful South Side Style

With the South Side's Victorian architeture and quirky looks, the area combines a historic feel with modern fun, ideal for a stylish retail shop looking to spread its wings.

One local real estate company, Five Oaks Realty, offers a number of clean, tasteful and freshly-updated retail spaces on the South Side. Find out what's available for your budding business ideas. Click here.


Available September 2015, Office Space for Lease Near Pittsurgh’s Southside Works

Small businesses looking for prime office space for rent in Pittsburgh should take a look at these two spaces coming available for lease in September 2015. The location? 2429 East Carson Street, right next to Pittsburgh's Southside Works.

These beautiful, affordable offices offer style, convenience and, of course, location. This historic spot has been fully-wired and is in move-in condition. Enjoy the fun of Victorian architecture combined with modern functionality. At 1,100 square feet a piece, there's plenty of room to work, see clients and even grow.

For more information, on the second and third floor office space for lease at 2429 East Carson Street, visit the realty company, Five Oaks Realty, here: http://www.fiveoaksrealty.com/2429-east-carson-street-office/

Office Space Available for Lease in Prime Squirrel Hill Pittsburgh Location

If you're a small professional firm or medical office looking for new space for rent, you will want to take a look at the space currently available at 5608 Wilkins Avenue in Squirrel Hill.

With 617 square feet, this beautiful office space is perfect for a thriving medical practice. Off-street parking, a valet service and an elevator make it easy for all of your clients to visit you. The first floor location just adds to this convenience. The building is professionally managed and other current tenants include UPMC and Children's Hospital. 

For more information, or to schedule a showing, visit Five Oaks Realty at: http://www.fiveoaksrealty.com/5608-wilkins-suite-102/

Great Pittsburgh South Side Bar/Restaurant Space, Ready-to-Lease!

Summer is on its way and Pittsburgh's South Side is beginning to bustle. For hopeful bar owners/restauranteurs looking for the right leasing opportunity, 2132 East Carson Street might just be the place. 

One of the great advantages of this restaurant/bar space for rent is in its condition. It has all the things an aspiring tavern owner needs to get operations rolling fast. The 2800 square feet space offers a fully-equipped bar and kitchen, and a 24-tap beer system with top-loading under-bar beer coolers. Basement storage includes built-in coolers and freezer, as well as office space. There is also a POS touchscreen system, cash drawer and credit card reader, to help you track and serve efficiently.

Another benefit to this restaurant-space-for-lease is that it's appointed beautifully. It's got all the best qualities of the historic Southside, with rich woodwork, a fireplace and tons of atmosphere. Plus, this walkable location is right in the heart of Pittsburgh's Southside, not far from the Birmingham Bridge, local flats, popular boutiques and more.

To learn more about 2132 East Carson Street, or to arrange to see it in person, click here to visit Five Oaks Realty.

Beautiful Bar and Restaurant, Ready to Operate, on Pittsburgh’s South Side

If you're looking to open a bar and restaurant in Pittsburgh, there's a lease opportunity that might be your dream-come-true. Take a look the restaurant available for rent at 2132 East Carson Street. This warm and inviting space already has everything you need to get your restaurant/pub running swiftly. First is the location: right on East Carson Street, prominently viewable near the Birmingham Bridge and privy to ample amounts of the neighborhood's foot traffic. But you don't have to look hard to see that the building itself is everything customers love about South Side Pittsburgh charm. In a historical building with custom woodwork and extensive interior renovations, the space is comfortable, inviting and the perfect place to spend some time. A remote control electronic fireplace adds to the atmosphere. With 2800 square feet containing a fully-equipped bar and kitchen, getting your business running becomes easy. And pouring the perfect drink is simple too, with a 24-tap beer system and top-loading under-bar beer coolers.

The basement offers all the storage you need, plus built-in coolers, a built-in freezer and even office space. Add to all this the future POS touchscreen system, cash drawer and credit card reader, and you can see why 2132 East Carson Street presents an exciting leasing opportunity for a budding restauranteur/bar owner.

To learn more about 2132 East Carson Street, or to arrange to see it in person, click here to visit Five Oaks Realty.

Amazing Southside Location, Beautiful Office Space for Rent

You already know Pittsburgh's South Side is the place to go for historic charm, affordable office space, and where everything you need is available within walking distance. 

Now it's time to check out the office spaces available for your small business at 2429 East Carson Street, Second and Third Floors.

Both office suites feature 1,100 square feet of beautifully updated space. These offices for lease retain that architectural interest the South Side is known for, but the building has also been enhanced with the things a modern business needs– like new wiring, built-ins, and energy efficient HVAC. 

Another exciting thing about 2429 East Carson Street is its location right next to the popular South Side Works. You, your employees and clients can take advantage of the exciting shops, grocery stores and restaurants right nearby. Running errands or grabbing a business lunch becomes so simple.

To learn more about the office space for rent at 2429 East Carson Street, or to schedule a showing, click here to visit Five Oaks Realty.

South Side Bar and Restaurant for Lease- Ready When You Are!

Pittsburgh restauranteurs and bar owners, take note– there's great bar/restaurant space now available for rent at 2132 East Carson Street. Located right in the heart of Pittsburgh's South Side, the space is already prepped with all the things an establishment might need. They include a basement with storage, including two built-in coolers and a built-in freezer. There is also a basement office. Upstairs you'll find a 24-tap beer system, beautiful custom woodwork, a bar, booths and furniture.

The bar and kichen on the first floor comprise 2,800 square feet. With its exposed brick, intersting architectural details and an electroic fireplace with a fire you can control remotely, this Pittsburgh bar/restaurant offers warmth, charm and atmosphere right from the start.

For more information on this listing, or to schedule a showing, visit Five Oaks Realty here.

Amazing South Side Storefront Space with High Foot Traffic!

If you're looking for a Pittsburgh retail storefront for lease or a great office space for rent that's easy to get to, you'll want to look at 1819 East Carson Street on Pittsburgh's Southside.

Whether you only need the 1,400 square foot first floor storefront space, or you're interested in the whole 2,800 first and second floors, you'll appreciate the space's beautiful details. Plentiful windows make taking in the natural light easy. Built-ins and a kitchenette help transform it into a pleasant place to work or visit.

With nearby public parking and so much to see and do in the surrounding area, 1819 East Carson Street is a terrific opportunity for a small shop or business.

To learn more about the retail space for rent at 1819 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh, or to schedule a showing, click here. 

Just Available!- Office Space For Lease Next to Pittsburgh’s Southside Works

The timing is right for this terrific office space rental opportunity! If you're a small business, you won't want to miss out on 2429 East Carson Street, Third Floor. Available as of October 2014, this great commercial space is right next to Pittsburgh's Southside Works complex, at a fraction of the price. You get 1,100 square feet of space in a beautifully-restored historic building. Brick details and other architectural features make it a pleasant place to work, while the new wiring and HVAC systems ensure it's perfect for modern business.

For more information on 2429 East Carson Street, or to schedule a showing, click here to visit the Five Oaks Realty site. 



Finding the Right Office Space on Pittsburgh’s South Side

High-Tech and Start Up Companies Find South Side Office Convenience

So you're searching for office space on Pittsburgh's South Side. You already know the South Side is a great place for start-ups to grow and for small businesses to reach a steady influx of customers in one of the city's most diverse and walkable neighborhoods.

But how to do find the right office space or retail space for your needs? Here in Office Space in Pittsburgh, we've pulled together some important questions you can answer to help ease your search and find the right South Side office or retail space for your business.

Ask yourself:

  • Do you plan to lease office space or buy a building of your own?
  • What is your budget per month?
  • How many employees will you have?
  • How much space will you need per employee?
  • How long are you willing to commute each day?
  • Will you require parking, and if so, do you plan to provide parking for employees?
  • Will a particular location be accessible to your potential hires?
  • Do you require an elevator for yourself, employees or customers?
  • How will the location affect possible client meetings?
  • Will you need to set aside space specifically for client meetings?
  • How many offices will you require?
  • How safe is the building itself? Is there a security system?
  • Has the space recently be renovated?
  • How well-maintained is the building/space for lease?
  • How long is the lease?/How long are you willing to commit to one space?
  • Are there plans for future renovation and if so, will it affect business?
  • Do you prefer an office space that includes utilities? If not, how much will those utilities be? How does that affect the overall cost?
  • Is the space wired to support the technologies you would be using?
  • Does parking come with the office lease?
  • Does the space need to be decorated and can you decorate?
  • What if you need to expand?

The more you know about your own business requirements, the easier it will be for you to find a Southside commercial space for lease that's the right fit for you. 

For more information on what offices are currently available on Pittsburgh's South Side South Side, contact Five Oaks Realty, a real estate group that specializes in South Side office space and apartments.