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.


204 First Avenue, Sterling, IL

Beautiful 3 story office building in a central downtown location. The main floor includes secured entrances, 5 offices, and 120 wired cubicles, in addition to a large break room and kitchen. An elevator connects the finished basement with the first and second floors. The second floor contains 12 offices, server room, and open floor plan with original hard wood floors and exposed brick. The basement features a 2nd server room and additional conference room as well as two large open spaces.

Space for Lease or Sale, call 815-631-1574.

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

Join Sterling Main Street in a new Downtown Sterling shared office space!  Private, secure offices available. Common area – choice of dedicated desks or shared workspace, shared conference room available by reservation, short-term or long-term lease options available.  Call 815-626-8610 or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org for more information.

Vacant Lots Available
105 4th Avenue, Sterling, IL

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.