Retail and Office Space for Lease and Sale in the U District

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Retail and Office Vacancies

The U District Business Improvement Area (UDBIA) is located in Seattle’s north precinct.  The UDBIA is bounded generally by the University of Washington on the east, I-5 on the west, Ravenna Boulevard on the north, and the ship canal on the south.

From state-of-the-art office spaces to high foot-traffic retail store fronts, the district offers a range of commercial options. In order to assist your search, we’ve aggregated a list of vacancies.

Highlighted Properties for Lease:

See the full summarized list of all retail and office spaces for lease and sale by clicking the Vacancy List button below.

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If you’d like to add your commercial vacancy to our list, please complete the Listing Form

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The U District

Seattle’s U District is one of the best places to locate a business, whether you’re a growing franchise or a sole proprietor just starting out.

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