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7,300 sq.ft. Bar & Live Entertainment Venue with outdoor patio close to San Francisco!
This is an opportunity to acquire The Uptown Nightclub, the premier live entertainment venue of its size in Oakland. With its reputation and industry relationships as well as full liquor license and entertainment permit, a new owner can step in and operate as-is (once covid restrictions are lifted), or adjust the concept as desired while making use of all the underlying infrastructure and at a fraction of the original construction and permitting cost.
This award-winning venue enjoys rave reviews from musicians and fans alike and is perfectly optimized for live music while versatile enough for seated functions, corporate buy-outs, private parties and more.
The space is separated into 2 main rooms: the stage area and the bar area. This allows the bar to be operated independently from the live (and often ticketed) event section.
In addition to the 400 person main room, other areas include an outdoor patio and 4 mezzanines which accommodate a private event area, VIP section, green room and spacious office with visibility to the bar. A load-in room with direct access to the street and backstage complete the facility and boost the efficiency of changing bands while operating. The back patio allows smokers to continue to drink and enjoy the music without violating open-container laws which cuts down on front door security issues/costs.
With it’s large main hall and awesome sound, multiple areas for private smaller events, ample restroom capacity and a 30 foot long main bar, this venue is set up perfectly and ready to rock and roll! The optimized custom built and tuned sound system, fiber optic high-speed internet, and full basement with props area, repair shop and large walk-in cooler & draft beer system complete the operation.
The Uptown Nightclub is perfectly situated in the epicenter of Oakland’s Uptown Entertainment District surrounded by the City’s top venues, bars and restaurants and only 1 block from BART’s 19th Street Station which connects Uptown to the entire SF Bay Area. The Fox Theater (2,800 seats) is located right across the street and the Paramount Theater (3,040 seats) is only 1 block away. Next door is Square’s new headquarters building and within a 5 block radius are over 2,500 new apartment units.
The tenant / business owner is offering the assets of The Uptown Nightclub for sale to a new operator. (Please inquire for pricing.) The sale will be contingent upon a new operator obtaining an agreeable long term lease and transfer of the existing Type-48 liquor license. Prospective operators should have existing experience (or team members with experience) operating a music venue and/or bar. Additionally, operators should have strong financials and a clear plan for restarting the business once Covid restrictions have been lifted. Current owner can assist with introductions for music bookings, corporate events, etc.
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