Alberta Street is a vibrant retail corridor that prides itself as being a hub for small, locally-owned businesses.  Even through the recent economic downturn, Alberta has remained strong with relatively low vacancy in retail spaces.  We began to develop Alberta Mercantile at the start of the recession with one strategy in mind:  create small, efficient spaces targeted to the local entrepreneur.   Most business are cash-strapped when they’re just getting started or expanding and often can’t divert working capital for tenant improvements. 

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Each of the three Alberta-fronted retail units within the existing structure are designed to be “turn-key” spaces that require no improvements on behalf of the tenant.  These units feature an ADA-compliant restroom with utility sink, separate 3-phase electrical panel, and distribution of all systems including HVAC.  These units are 900 square feet, with an additional 375 square feet of mezzanine space.  Each unit features 22’ ceiling heights with glazed storefront roll-up doors that open directly on to Alberta Street.

In addition to the three in-line spaces within the existing building, two additions were constructed, a 1,200 square foot retail addition is located on the corner of Alberta and 14th, and an 800 square foot addition was built on 14th Avenue, adjacent to the common courtyard.

To date, the list of retail tenants that have signed on at Alberta Mercantile includes: