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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
GREAT BARRINGTON: Shared Work Space
Shared work space available in magnificent state-of-the-art recently renovated building on Railroad Street, the heart of Great Barrington. Loads of sunlight, high ceilings & beautiful exposed brick. Air conditioned. Rent is $275/month. Email Marc at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
HOUSATONIC: Shared Office Space
Housatonic office share on 2nd floor of a renovated Housatonic Mill. 800 renovated square feet, open work area, big windows and lots of light, with a half-bathroom (shared with another tenant). $350/month. Contact Ellen Lahr email@example.com for more information.
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 – $449,000 – – – 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: Artist Work Space
1,000 square foot industrial mill space turned artist studio available for rent. Space includes large windows, slop sink, and high ceilings. $375/month including heat and electricity. Smaller and larger spaces also available, starting September 1. Contact Peter at 917-568-3712.
PITTSFIELD: Shire City Sanctuary Studios
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.
PITTSFIELD: NUarts Studios and Gallery
Gallery houses the studios of 19 local artists, musicians, and performers in the Greylock Building in downtown Pittsfield. Its space includes an upstairs gallery that displays work by NUarts visual artists. NUarts continues to be the largest group of artists under one roof in downtown Pittsfield.
PITTSFIELD: Wright Building Studios
Corner of Summer and North Streets. Contact Cavalier Management at 413-441-3532 for availability and pricing.
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.