The first floor of 17 Kellogg Avenue has been a successful coffee cafe since the 1990’s. The space has received many upgrades throughout the years and is in beautiful condition.  Shiru café used Upland Architects to completely renovate/update the space in January 2019 into a fully operational café/restaurant with outdoor dining and storage.  Students, locals and visitors know this address as a premier location in the center of Amherst.  There are parking spaces in front of the space as well as behind the space and there is a parking garage steps away.  Originally Rao’s (then Share) (Now Shiru) was on the right side of the building before expanding into a former restaurant.  There is a full kitchen in the left side space.  There is approximately 2,400 square feet on the first floor including kitchen, four bathrooms, new mini split Fujitsu units for heat and air conditional, central fire alarm, rewired for highest speed internet, approximately 1,700 square foot outdoor patio, and approximately 444 Sq.Ft. of storage in the basement.

The commercial space is centrally located with convenient location for all customers; walking, riding or driving.  The space is located in the charming center of Amherst, MA adjacent to the PVTA bus stop and the John Musante Health Center and Bangs community center.  There is also a thriving Yoga studio upstairs.  This space boasts many mechanical & aesthetic upgrades as well as two outdoor patios.  To have a centrally located restaurant/café space with outdoor patios, convenient parking and storage space is quite rare for the center of Amherst.  Call us to see this beautiful space and let us help you live your dream and create a successful business with access to over 30,000 students as well as tourists and locals.

The rent is $7,250/mo. + utilities and 40% building tax and insurance.  This is a NNN lease.  Current tenant has a lease through 6/30/23 with a five-year option.  The current tenant is looking to sublease or have a replacement tenant found.  Personal property (including brand new espresso machines are for sale and can be negotiated with the building owner).

The approximate monthly taxes are $460 and insurance is $92; however, taxes are billed quarterly and insurance is billed annually.