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Exterior of 1516 Richland St., a historic white building with four columns and a wooden French front door.

On-site parking + free street parking are available at 1516 Richland St.

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History, character, location. Three words that add up to a perfect choice for an office space. If you’re hunting for a unique workspace for your business that has stood the test of time, look no further.

Today, we’re looking at three historic featured listings currently available via the commercial real estate pros at NAI Columbia.

These just so happen to be packed with historic charm + are centrally located in Columbia’s most sought-after business districts.

1516 Richland St.

This show-stopping beauty comes with more than a century of history, according to the experts at Historic Columbia. When completed in 1913, this stunning classic revival mansion became an instant local landmark.

With its Corinthian columns, decorative swags, dentil moldings and porte cochere, this extraordinary property is a jewel among other distinctive properties in the Robert Mills Historic District. Check it out.

Availability: Second floor, 2,000 sqft
Year built: 1913

Exterior of brich three-story historic building with two trees and two cars parked outside.

Each suite at 116 Blanding St. includes three private offices, a conference room, kitchenette, private restroom + elevator access.

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1116 Blanding St.

Location, location, location. This historic listing transports you to another time and place — and since it’s located just steps away from Cola’s booming Main Street, it comes with the bonus of a big city feel.

Plus, you’ll basically be neighbors with some of Soda City’s trendiest spots (think: Smoked, Hendrix, Transmission Arcade + The Nickelodeon). See it for yourself. 🏠

Availability: Second floor, Suite A 1,200 sqft + Suite B 1,200 sqft
Year built: 1929

Exterior of 821 Calhoun St., a yellow paneled home with black shutters and a black wooden front door.

821 Calhoun St. is centrally located in the Central Business District with easy access to I-26, Elmwood Ave., Assembly St. + Huger St.

821 Calhoun St.

With views of the Governor’s Mansion, this folk Victorian-style cottage is nestled in the heart of the historic Arsenal Hill neighborhood.

This cozy property exudes character with its ornate gables, steeply-pitched roof line, original floors, fireplaces + windows. This property checks all of the boxes and is centrally located near the courthouse, Prisma Health Baptist Hospital, the BullStreet District, Main Street, and The Vista. See inside. 👀

Availability: First floor, 1,324 total sqft
Year built: 1920

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NAI Columbia’s brokers have decades of experience (combined with a network of resources) — and they’re ready to help your business find a new home.

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