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BERKSHIRE BUSINESS REAL ESTATE LOCATOR
This site assists in identifying buildings and sites in Berkshire County that are available for lease or purchase. Also included is demographic information on Pittsfield, North Adams and the 30 towns that make up this beautiful part of the country.
Local Creative Workspaces
LENOX: Shared Office Space
Perfect opportunity for freelance creative workers looking for out-of-home professional work space: three desks available in a six-member shared office in Lenox town center. $150/month includes heat, electricity, wireless internet and printing facilities. Desks are equipped with a comfortable chair, desk lamp and wastebasket — members are welcome to make their space their own.
Professional Live/Work Art Space
$1 per sq ft; all utilities included. The building, a large horse barn, was converted into art space 40 years ago, and fully modernized recently with custom-built studios, designed by artists for artists. 12-month rentals preferred. Shorter periods if available. Prepayment of first month, last month, and one month security. Electricity, propane and water included within limits of established long-term use. Heat from new outdoor biomass system at cost (one third of oil). Three rental options at $1 per square foot, all utilities included: (1) rent two studios, work/live. 2,000 sq. ft.; (2) rent one studio, work only. 1,000 sq. ft.; (3) rent one studio, work/live. 1,000 sq. ft. For more details and photographs, please send information about yourself and your art, which should be on your website if possible, and include portfolio and resumé, to: uccello4893@live. com.
NORTH ADAMS: Eclipse Mill Live/Work Lofts for Sale
$200,000 – $260,000 – - – 5 lofts available for sale ranging from 1,00-2,200 square feet at Eclipse Mill Artist Lofts in North Adams, MA. Near MCLA and Williams College; MassMoCA, Williams College Museum of Art and The Clark. Berkshire culture and recreation all around.
NORTH ADAMS: Eclipse Mill Live/Work Loft for Rent
$1,300 per month plus utilities; one-year lease–2,300 square foot corner unit with nine large windows with southwest and northwest orientations, and a commanding view of North Adams and the Greylock mountain range. Features 14′ high ceilings with exposed wooden beams; expansive kitchen with stainless steel appliances including an under-counter oven, dishwasher, and a large island with a gas cook-top; bathroom features a large cast-iron tub with a personal shower; washer/dryer; forced hot-air heating system; ceiling fans; energy efficient window shades; cable TV and high-speed internet access; parking space; and in walking distance to downtown North Adams and MASS MoCA.. Applicants must be non-smokers and actively engaged in the pursuit of artistic endeavors, either gainfully or as an avocation: visual artists; designers; writers; filmmakers; etc. Available June 1st. Please contact: email@example.com, 617-620-4973
PITTSFIELD: Shire City Sanctuary
Shire City Sanctuary is a former Roman Catholic church purchased by artist and designer Crispina ffrench in 2006 which now serves as an event venue as well as a screenprinting shop which houses The Dolphin Studio, a family business. Printshop time is available for rent as are artists studios, event space, teaching space, and -when the renovation of the church is completed- a commercial kitchen available for rent to artisanal food item producers, all manner of cooking classes, and for caterers tending to events in the glorious nave of this beautiful building. Event space is available for up to 400 people.
Regional Creative Workspaces
AMESBURY: Art Factory Amesbury
In-house resident artists who wish to become part of this art production facility may receive a working studio, in which you may produce any original art work as you see fit. Artists are juried prior to acceptance as this IS a for profit art production company! We produce limited edition prints, greeting cards, post cards and original works for sale in our retail gallery, via the internet and via wholesale buyers. We are an art production cooperative. Spaces range from $275/month shared to $400/month for a private studio.