Downtown Ithaca offers a number of office space environments to meet the variety of needs of businesses, from compact, single office units to large spaces that can accommodate cubicles for call centers.

Some of the spaces available in downtown:

208a E. State St.

Ground Floor: 660 SF of space.
On the Commons.
Available asap.

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Donovan Building

123 S. Cayuga St. 
Ground Floor: 2,100 SF of space.
Features beautiful wall-to-wall windows and separate entrance to space. Utilities & building fees included (not electric).
Available February 15, 2019

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Gateway Center

311 E. Green St.
Ground Floor: 1247 SF of space.
Great location for a restaurant. 
Available NOW.
Travis Hyde Properties

Center Ithaca

171 E. State St.
Ground Floor: 585 sq ft cafe in the atrium.
Available NOW
Travis Hyde Properties


114 W. State St. 

Available Space: 1,000  SF
Monthly rate: $1,500, plus utilities
Yeung Rentals


130 E. Seneca St.

Available Space: 1,500 square feet each space.
Monthly Rate: $24.50 per square foot; does not include utilities or cleaning
Description: Two high-end retail spaces on the first floor. Shared facility with Hilton Garden Inn, Starbucks, and Kilpatrick’s Publick House. Across from the Ithaca Commons and Seneca Parking Garage.

Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation
Ed McGinn,
(716) 631-8000

217 N. Cayuga Street – Former Masonic Temple Building

Description: Two bars, theatrical stage with 5,000 square feet of hardwood floor, working fire place, 25′ ceilings, two dining rooms, and a commercial kitchen with hood. Neighbors Dewitt Mall and the Ithaca Commons.

Size: 20,000 square feet across 3 floors
Monthly Rate: $6,500; does not include utilities

(607) 273-9462

103 E. State Street – Commons Plaza West

Description: Retail spaces are accessible from the Ithaca Commons promenade. Interior walls of properties are painted white.

Size: Basement suites with sizes ranging from 1,000 to 5,200 square feet
Monthly Rate: Ranges from $800 to $2,000; does not include utilities

(607) 273-9462

156 E. State St.

Available Space: Second floor property on the Ithaca Commons. A former salon, it is located above Exscape Smoke Shop.
Size: 950 sq. ft.
Monthly Rate: $1,150 (utilities not included)

(607) 273-9462

123-139 East State St. 

This new retail space will be the cornerstone of a to-be-built, modern, 12-story mixed-use building comprised of Prime Retail, Class A office, plus 108 apartments in the New Harold’s Square in the heart of Ithaca’s Downtown Business District on The Commons.

Three storefront options available: 2,674 SF; 2,900 SF & 9,210 SF, where two of the stores have prime frontage on The Commons. Also adjacent to one of three Downtown Municipal Parking Garages.


Pyramid Brokerage Company

(607) 277-2327

103 E. State St. 

Available Space: 1500 SF
Monthly Rate: approx. $2600 plus utilities



139 W. State Street (The Sun Building)

Large 2125 sq. ft. main-floor space consists of large open retail area plus two small, enclosed offices.

Features: high, beamed ceiling and oak trim throughout. Large casement windows topped by leaded glass transoms extend along two walls, providing lots of natural daylight. A private walled outdoor terrace, raised about five feet above ground level, provides 800 sq. ft. of additional contiguous space. Renovations, which provided modern amenities while preserving original aesthetics, won “Award of Merit” from Historic Ithaca.

One block to Ithaca Commons.

Monthly Rate: $3600

Available January 2018. (Note: The building will still contain the offices of The Cornell Daily Sun.)


John Schroeder