Phinney Building

1678 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J2A

  • For Sale $3,940,000
  • Property Type Office - General Office
  • Property Size 10,488 SF
  • Lot Size 0.07 Acre
  • Additional Rent Contact for pricing
  • Property Tenancy Multi-Tenant
  • Building Class C
  • Year Built 1900
  • Date Updated Apr 7, 2024
Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Halifax, 1678 Barrington Street stands as a distinguished 4-floor building that seamlessly combines the vibrancy of retail on the ground floor with the versatile functionality of flex commercial space on the three floors above. Offering a total 10,487 square feet of mixed-use commercial space, this fully-tenanted property is an exciting opportunity in the centre of one of fastest growing cities across the country. Easily accessible by foot, bike, or public transportation, this property is in close proximity to major thoroughfares and transportation hubs. Its location enhances the convenience for those navigating the city, making it an attractive location for both businesses and visitors. Surrounded by a host of desirable amenities, 1678 Barrington Street is just steps away from renowned restaurants and trendy cafes, event centres, office towers, multi-residential buildings, grocery stores and boutique shops, and more. Its prime location on Barrington Street offers excellent visibility and foot traffic, ideal for businesses seeking maximum exposure. Currently housing a thriving restaurant and flexible commercial space leased to a dance studio, the potential for expansion and diversification is limitless. With the city's continuous growth and development, 1678 Barrington Street is an ideal investment for those looking to capitalize on Halifax’s commercial market.With 10,488 SF of commercial flex-space spread across 4 floors, 1678 Barrington Street offers an exciting opportunity to those looking for a distinctive property in the heart of Downtown Halifax. Zoned Downtown Halifax Zone [DH-1], the list of future development opportunities for this property is extensive. High Exposure Commercial Space: The ground floor of 1678 Barrington Street offers 3,234 SF of commercial space with endless opportunities. The street level space is currently leased to a well-established restaurant, offering high-visibility to both foot and vehicle traffic, thanks to large frontage facing a busy street in the midst of Halifax’s downtown business core. Flex Space on Upper Floors: On the upper three floors, find well-designed commercial flex spaces that caters to the needs of businesses, professionals and potential entertainment uses. Currently fully tenanted, the open spaces include one floor offering 3,234 SF, with the top two floors being 2,010 SF. With adaptable layouts offering a range of configurations and a working elevator, opportunities are unlimited. The fully-tenanted mixed-use commercial building displays a distinctive facade that seamlessly blends into the city's timeless allure, while housing versatile interior spaces that cater to a host of potential commercial spaces. With its vast potential and central location, 1678 Barrington Street offers an exciting opportunity to secure a piece of Halifax's vibrant commercial landscape.

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  • Asking price | $3,940,000
  • Iconic location on Barrington Street, just meters away from Parade Square
  • 10, 488 SF of commercial flex-space, currently fully-tenanted
  • Working elevator in building for full access
  • Zoned DH-1, potential for a variety of commercial uses



William Hachey

Avison Young - CA - NS - Halifax

(902) 448-8988


Getting Around

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    98/100 Walker's Paradise
  • Transit Score ®

    74/100 Excellent Transit
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    67/100 Bikeable
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  • City Halifax, NS
  • Neighborhood Downtown Halifax
  • Postal Code B3J2A

Points of Interest

  • Halifax Ferry Terminal

    0.26 miles

  • Alderney Ferry Terminal

    1.19 miles

  • Woodside Ferry Terminal

    1.22 miles

  • Superstore Fuel

    0.60 miles

  • FLO - Atlantic Superstore

    0.61 miles

  • Irving

    0.81 miles

  • Irving

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  • Shell

    1.17 miles

  • Petro Canada

    1.28 miles

  • Ultramar

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  • Esso

    1.39 miles

  • Coast Gas

    1.41 miles

  • Irving

    1.42 miles

  • MetroPark

    0.15 miles

  • Accessible Parking - One Vehicle

    0.17 miles

  • Impark

    0.19 miles

  • Foundation Place

    0.19 miles

  • Accessible Parking four spots

    0.24 miles

  • Salter Block

    0.26 miles

  • Accessible Parking One Site

    0.27 miles

  • Delta Halifax Hotel Valet Parking

    0.30 miles

  • Hilton Parking Garage

    0.31 miles

  • South Battery Plaza

    0.34 miles

  • L.A Smith's Convenience Store

    0.04 miles

  • Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

    0.10 miles

  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton

    0.10 miles

  • Prince George Hotel

    0.10 miles

  • Cambridge Suites - Halifax

    0.14 miles

  • Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

    0.19 miles

  • The Barrington Hotel

    0.20 miles

  • Courtyard Halifax Downtown

    0.21 miles

  • Hotel Halifax

    0.28 miles

  • Hotel Halifax - Entrance & Reception

    0.29 miles

  • Elle's Bistro

    0.01 miles

  • Press Gang

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  • Momoya Restaurant

    0.01 miles

  • The Carleton

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  • Lot Six Bar & Restaurant

    0.02 miles

  • Sniggily Wiggily's Beer N' Booze Concreatery

    0.02 miles

  • The Foggy Goggle Restaurant & Bar

    0.02 miles

  • Antojo Tacos + Tequila

    0.02 miles

  • Five Guys

    0.04 miles

  • Moxies

    0.05 miles

  • daVinci College

    0.09 miles

  • NSCAD Academy Building

    0.12 miles

  • Nova Scotia College of Art & Design

    0.21 miles

  • Dalhousie Faculty of Architecture and Planning

    0.25 miles

  • Dalhousie University Sexton Campus

    0.30 miles

  • Saint Mary's Elementary School Park

    0.48 miles

  • Citadel High School

    0.50 miles

  • Sacred Heart School of Halifax

    0.58 miles

  • Life Sciences Research Institute

    0.66 miles


    0.68 miles

  • Dartmouth Day Care Centre

    1.82 miles

  • Alexandra Children’s Centre

    2.03 miles

  • Care And Fun Childcare

    4.09 miles

  • Depend On Me Child Care Centre

    4.78 miles

  • Ayeshah's preschool home daycare

    6.46 miles

  • Dona's home daycare

    6.71 miles

  • Tiny Angels

    6.78 miles

  • Kids & Company

    6.79 miles

  • Crestview Children's Center

    7.17 miles

  • Friends for life childcare centre

    8.28 miles

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Phinney Building cost?

The space currently listed for sale at Phinney Building asks for $3,940,000.

What is the total square footage of Phinney Building?

Phinney Building totals 10,488 square feet.

When was this property built?

Phinney Building was built in 1900.

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William Hachey

Avison Young - CA - NS - Halifax

(902) 448-8988