Forest Park Center
This is one of the most desirable compilation of properties in Birmingham’s Southside and a key property in the retail district of Forest Park. It includes the building and property of the former V. Richards Market, the entire parking lot, the house to the east of V. Richards which is zoned commercial and the commercial house and property to the North of the parking lot are included in this parcel. These are three separate contiguous lots consisting of approximately 50,000 square feet. The V. Richard’s building and parking lot and the commercial house have been totally renovated but the commercial building to the east has not. V. Richard’s renovation cost ran over $1,000,000 alone. The following is the information on each property:
Parcel A- 821 south 39th Place- This is a lovely early 1900″s brick house which was totally renovated in the 1990s. It is beautifully landscaped with a lovely front porch and a portico. It consist of approximately 1800 square feet of space and has three offices, two restrooms (one handicapped accessible), a reception area, a conference room, a kitchen and multiple storage areas. It come with seven private parking spaces and a handicapped accessible ramp in the rear. The HVAC is brand new. The lot is approximately 13,300 square feet. This property is currently being leased
Parcel B- 3914 & 3916 Clairmont Avenue is a 7500 square foot up-scale neighborhood grocery store space. It sits on a lot which is approximately 55′ X 185′ with an adjoining parking lot which is approximately 140′ X 136′ (irregular). Previously the V. Richard’s Market was a destination location for the city of Birmingham’s most affluent residential neighborhoods. The building underwent extensive renovations in 2005 which included replacement of plumbing, electrical and HVAC. The building has a restaurant area with outside garden seating, a loading dock, five walk-in coolers, a walk-in freezer, a meat locker and a 52 space fenced parking lot. We are currently looking for an ideal tenant for this space.
Parcel C- 3918 Clairmont Avenue is another house which has been zoned preferred commercial. The house is approximately 2500 square feet was built around the 1920’s and sits on a 155′ X 160′ lot. It is a contributing structure in a historic neighborhood with great character. All rooms have been painted as of August 27th, 2015 and we are currently looking for a tenant.
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