Alpha Building at 210 Broad Street in Nevada City offered for $2.275 million

“A circa 1920 commercial building of +-21,675 SF located in the heart of Downtown. The parcel stretches one full block with frontage on Broad, Union and Commercial Streets, and rare on-site parking for 29 vehicles,” according to the listing agent Highland Commercial. “The lower floor has ground-level frontage and access onto Commercial St to the north and Calanan Park to the east. The upper level sits at the foot of Broad St directly across from the historic National Hotel, now undergoing complete renovation. The building is topped off with a +-5675 SF gallery mezzanine looking down onto the second level. The property has undergone significant renovation including all new utility services, ADA/path-of-travel/parking improvements, new front facade with all new dual pane windows and a new rear entry. The interior is in cold shell condition representing a blank canvas for the buyer to create his/her vision. Plans & approvals are available for a marketplace style development akin to a small San Francisco Ferry Building. This property is perfectly teed-up for a developer or user to come in and take advantage of the location, history and quality of this offering.”

The details are HERE.

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Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

5 thoughts on “Alpha Building at 210 Broad Street in Nevada City offered for $2.275 million”

  1. I remember the building as the Alpha Hardware and the smell of rope, oiled wood, and tobacco when entering the store. I remember buying number 6 nails scraped from rotating bins with a steel claw into a paper bag with my dad. My first purchase at the Alpha was 50 feet of 1/2 inch hemp rope, with money I made collecting discarded pop bottles. A little-known item is the Nevada City Alpha was the largest distributor of explosives throughout the Northwest, according to Uncle Fred a mining engineer. Alpha also delivered #2 heating oil to our homes. Sad to see the building today.

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