Available Properties

The  Mercantile
117-125 West 3rd Street, Sterling, IL

Renovation of the first floor commercial space on this 1877 brick beauty has wrapped up and is awaiting your personal touches to finish for the needs of your business.

Commercial tenants are now being sought for this premier downtown property. Ideally situated for a microbrewery or distillery, gastro pub and specialty retail, the historic character of the building, both inside and out, shines through.

Unit 1:  125 W. 3rd Street – 2686 SF
Unit 2:  121 W. 3rd Street – 1196 SF
Unit 3:  119 W. 3rd Street – 1115 SF
Unit 3B:  117 W. 3rd Street – 335 SF


The first floor commercial space may be combined to the tenant’s needs – built to suit or delivered as a vanilla box. Ample on and off street parking is available. Upper floor development options available as well. Call 815-626-8610 or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org for more information.

The Sanborn Building
15 East Third Street, Sterling, IL – Shared Office Space

Join Sterling Main Street in a new Downtown Sterling shared office space coming this Spring!  Private offices available, common area workspace, conference room, short-term or long-term lease options available.  Call 815-626-8610 or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org for more information.

112 West 3rd Street

2500 sq. ft. Storefront located in Downtown Sterling’s Library Plaza, next to County Market.  Ample parking and high traffic location. This open floorplan space can be renovated to meet your needs.

Vacant Lots Available
105 4th Avenue

300′ x 300′ lot located across from Sterling’s City Hall at the corner of East 2nd Street and 4th Avenue. This nearly 2 acre lot is a perfect candidate for your multi-story mixed-used development plans.

310 2nd Avenue

A 50′ x 135′ vacant lot in the heart of Downtown Sterling.  Adjacent to Central Memorial Park and the Grandon Civic Center, this lot is prime for mixed use development.