SMALL is BACK
- At least for Best Buy...
Best Buy is downsizing 16 of its Bay Area big box stores, and offering others the freed up space, from 5,000 square feet to 18,000 square feet.
Best Buy had previously said that it was moving away from its biggest boxes, those stores over 45,000 square feet, in favor of an average 36,000-square-foot space. Now it has named names, and the local list includes stores in San Francisco, Colma, Marin City, Dublin and Emeryville, to name a few.
Here's the data on Bay Area Best Buy space available:
Colma: 200 Colma Blvd., Colma 11,723 square feet available
Dublin: 4820 Dublin Blvd., Dublin 5,023 square feet available
East Palo Alto: 1751 E Bayshore Road, East Palo Alto 10,389 square feet available
Bay Bridge: 3700 Mandela Pkwy., Emeryville 4,950 square feet available
Marin City: 180 Donahue St., Marin City 13,937 square feet available
Milpitas: 63 Ranch Ave., Milpitas 11,007 square feet available
Pinole: 1490 Firtzgerald Road, Pinole 9,828 square feet available
Pittsburg: 4405 Century Blvd., Pittsburg 17,329 square feet available
San Carlos: 1127 Industrial Road, San Carlos 10,524 square feet available
San Francisco: 1717 Harrison St., San Francisco 5,000 square feet available
Santana Row: 3090 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose 11,632 square feet available
Blossom Hill: 5065 Almaden Expy., San Jose 7,492 square feet available
San Jose: 181 Curtner Ave., San Jose 8,921 square feet available
Union City: 31350 Courthouse Drive, Union City 5,381 square feet available
Vallejo: 1182 Admiral Callaghan Lane, Vallejo 8,832 square feet available
San Francisco: 2675 Geary St., San Francisco TBD
Click here to read the full list of that stores are subletting space:http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/pdf/11-1162%20Best%20Buyv1.pdf