Bay Area Hardware Building Spaces

Goals

To provide a list of suitable areas in the Bay Area that can be used as hardware building hackerspaces. These spaces should have enough room to accomodate offices, storage and warehousing.

Early Findings

Bay Area

1. 130 9th St , South of Market, San Francisco, CA

  • Size: 8,450 square feet
  • Price: $55 per square foot per year
  • Lease period: 5 years but can be extended to 10 years
  • Condition: Shell space
  • Features: Shower and high ceiling.
  • The area can accomodate warehouse, retail store, storage area, loading space and office.
FLOOR 2
  • Size: 8,400 square feet
  • Price: $55 per square foot per year
  • Lease period: 5 years but can be extended to 10 years
  • Condition: Shell space
  • Features: Kitchen and showers
  • The space is can accomodate a warehouse and offices.
FLOOR 3
  • Size: 8,400 square feet
  • Price: $55 per square foot per year
  • Lease period: 5 years but can be extended to 10 years
  • Condition: Shell space
  • Features: Restrooms and showers
  • The space is can accomodate a warehouse and offices.
  • The real estate agent can be contacted through this link.
  • All three floors can be leased separately or together.

2. 2190 Palou Ave , Apparel City, San Francisco, CA

  • Size: 5,500 square feet
  • Price: $9,157.50 per month
  • Condition: Office area (1,550 square feet) and warehouse area (4,000 square feet)
  • The real estate agent can be contacted through this link.

3. 275 Bel Marin Keys Blvd , Southeast Novato, Novato, CA

  • Size: 5,090 square feet
  • Price: $1.45 per square foot per month
  • Condition: Warehouse (3,500 sqft) and office space (1,590 sqft)
  • Features: Restroom, grade level roll up door and high ceiling height (21 feet)
  • The real estate agent can be reached through this link.

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Based on the initial research, there are numerous spaces within the Bay Area that are suitable for setting up a hardware building hacker space. We recommend continuing with this research to provide an additional 50 spaces. Each space will be able to accommodate office spaces, warehouse and storage areas. We will provide each space's size, price, address and website link.
Alternatively we can provide an additional 10 spaces within the Bay Area that are suitable for setting up hardware building hacker space. Each space will be able to accommodate office spaces, warehouse and storage areas. We will provide each space's size, price, address and website link.