Rockingham Ballroom 8600 SF Event Center

Retail-Commercial for Lease
Also listed as Industrial
Catylist Listing ID: 30756287
Property Subtypes: Free-Standing Building, Restaurant, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub
Contiguous Space: 1,000 - 8,683 SF
Building Size (RSF): 8,683 SF
Gross Land Area: 1.40 Acres
Lease Rate: $5 PSF (Annual)
Base Monthly Rent: $3,617
Lease Types: NNN
Office SF: 500 SF
Building Name: Rockingham Ballroom
Usable Size (USF): 8,683 SF
Last Updated: 1/19/2023

Overview / Comments

Turnkey to qualified party includes business. Rockingham Ballroom. Since 1934 this historic venue has a history of big bands, rock bands, comedy, workshops and private parties. 8500 sf with a 4000 sf wood dance floor (among largest in New England), kitchen, bar, green room. Throwback feel with character and nostalgic. Approved occupancy up to 500. Strategically located 15 minutes between Durham, Exeter, and Portsmouth in NH’s popular seacoast region. Favorable demographics for income and housing. 12,000 VPD on nearby Rt. 108. High demand venue for live entertainment Continue with current business plan or take in your own direction. Possible terms $5/sf NNN turnkey.

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Suite: 1 8,683 SF $5 PSF (Annual) NNN
Level/Floor: 1
Space Available: 8,683 SF
Minimum Divisible: 1,000 SF
Lease Rate: $5 PSF (Annual)
$3,617 (Monthly)
Lease Type: NNN
Space Description: Rockingham Ballroom Performance and Event Center. Take over as existing business opportunity or take in your own direction. Possible subdivision for right fit. (retail shop, accessory or complimentary such as: bike/ski shop for adj. rail trail, Yoga, recording , dance studio, meeting space. Food and Bev (as prep kitchen, serve Ballroom patrons, or destination customers). Terms for the right fit and qualified tenant. Rental -long term or daily.
Space Subcategory: Mixed Use, Theme/Festival
Date Available: 1/21/2022
Lease Term: 60 Months
Space Type: Relet
Offices 100
Kitchen Yes
Parking Spaces 75
Tax Expenses $0.68 PSF (Annual)
Operating Expenses $1.70 PSF (Annual)
Rent Escalators Other
Rent Escalators Description Fixed or percentage lease
Rent Concession as is

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Boston-Cambridge-Newton
County: Rockingham
Tax ID/APN: R3-20 & 15 and 202-26
Zoning: B-1- MOST COMM. USES - SEE TABLE
Retail Clientele: Business, Recreation, Convention
Property Located Between: Exeter and Durham
Highway Access: just off Rt. 108
Site Description: Main building with overflow parking lot. Adjacent to golf course and rail trail.
Area Description: Popular Seacoast area, in the Great Bay area. Strategically located 15 minutes to Durham (UNH), Exeter, or Portsmouth.
Tenancy: Single Tenant
Total Number of Buildings: 1
Number of Stories: 1
Property Condition: Average
Year Built: 1934
Year Renovated: 2021
Roof Type: Gable
Construction/Siding: Vinyl Siding, Wood Frame
Total Parking Spaces: 75
Parking Type: Surface
Parking Description: part paved part gravel
Sprinklers: Wet
Heat Type: Propane
Heat Source: Ceiling Units
Air Conditioning: Engineered System, Package Unit
Internet Access: Cable
Interior Description: currently set up as ballroom, open space, finished walls, ceiling, some free span, some columns.
Zoning Description: most commercial uses, office, retail, R&D, warehousing,
Lot Frontage: 500
Water Service: Municipal
Sewer Type: Septic, Other
Easements: Ingress/Egress, Utilities
Easements Description: part shared parking, shared septic

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 19,994 32,938
Median Age: 39.08 41.64
Households: 8,015 13,173
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