Thrive in History: Belmont/De Villiers Awaits

Vacant Land for Sale
Catylist Listing ID: 30839467
Property Subtypes: Hospitality, Multi-Family, Office, Residential (Single Family), Retail, Retail-Pad, Other
Gross Land Area: 0.25 Acres
Sale Price: $299,000
Unit Price: $1,196,000 Per Acre
Sale Terms: Cash to Seller, Other
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 7/19/2024

Overview / Comments

Discover the endless potential of this .25-acre property, perfectly situated in the heart of Pensacola's historic downtown district. Known for its artsy, musical flair and renowned restaurants, this vibrant area offers a unique opportunity for commercial buyers looking to invest in a thriving community.

Prime Location and Accessibility

Located just minutes from downtown Pensacola, this prime property is ideally positioned near major cross streets, Cervantes and Garden Streets, ensuring high visibility and accessibility. The Belmont/De Villiers Neighborhood is celebrated for its lively entertainment district and rich history, making it an ideal location for retail, office, restaurant, and residential development.

Historical and Cultural Significance

The Belmont/De Villiers Neighborhood, also known as West Hill, holds a special place in Pensacola's history as a long-standing center of the city's African-American community. Established in the early 20th century, this area became a thriving hub of Black-owned businesses, cultural venues, and social clubs. The neighborhood's significance is highlighted by its contributions to the local jazz and blues scenes, hosting legendary performers and nurturing homegrown talent​ (Visit Pensacola)​​ (City of Pensacola)​.

In recent years, Belmont/De Villiers has undergone significant revitalization efforts to restore its historical charm while fostering modern development. Streetscape improvements, including new sidewalks, historic street lighting, landscaping, and brick crosswalks, have enhanced the neighborhood's aesthetic appeal and functionality. These efforts are part of a broader initiative outlined in the Belmont-DeVilliers Land Use Plan, which aims to guide the area's growth and development in a way that honors its rich heritage​ (City of Pensacola)​​ (City of Pensacola)​.

Demographics and Community

The neighborhood's diverse demographic includes a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees, all contributing to a vibrant and dynamic community. The area's growth is fueled by newly built housing complexes that attract a steady stream of potential customers and residents. This influx of new residents is fostering a renewed sense of community, making Belmont/De Villiers an increasingly desirable location for both living and business.

Retail and Commercial Potential

Imagine the possibilities: a trendy retail store, a bustling office space, a chic restaurant, or modern residential units. The options are truly endless. The neighborhood's vibrant retail and commercial scene offers a supportive environment for new businesses to flourish. With a steady influx of residents and visitors, the demand for commercial spaces continues to rise.

Development-Ready with C2 Zoning

Incorporated into the City of Pensacola's Neighborhood Land Use Plan and boasting a C2 zoning designation, this site is fully equipped with all necessary utilities, simplifying the development process. The property’s readiness for development means you can start planning your project immediately without the hassle of extensive preliminary work​ (City of Pensacola)​​ (City of Pensacola)​.

Opportunity Awaits

For those looking to establish a presence in a bustling, artistic environment, this property offers a rare opportunity to capitalize on the area's growing demand for commercial spaces. Whether you are an entrepreneur, developer, or investor, this property provides a canvas for your vision to come to life.

Don’t miss out on the chance to own this valuable vacant land in the Belmont/De Villiers Neighborhood. Embrace the opportunity to contribute to the vibrant tapestry of Pensacola’s historic downtown district and make a lasting impact on the community.

Visit our website for more information and to explore how you can make this prime property yours. Act now and be part of Pensacola's exciting future.

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
County: Escambia
Taxing Authority: City of Pensacola
Tax ID/APN: 000S009010190080 & 000S009010200080
Zoning: C-2
Property Located Between: W La Rua and West Belmont St
Property Visibility: Excellent
Legal Description: 400 BLK N DEVILLIERS ST Escambia County Property Appraiser 000S009010190080 - Full Legal Description LTS 19 AND N 1/2 LT 20 BLK 80 BELMONT TRACT OR 8339 P 1862 CA 95 400 BLK N DEVILLIERS ST Escambia County Property Appraiser 000S009010200080 - Full Legal Description S 1/2 OF LT 20 AND ALL OF LT 21 BELMONT NO BLK 80 BELMONT TRACT OR 8320 P 1072 CA 95
Largest Nearby Street: Garden Street and Cervantes Street
Feet of Frontage: 90
Highway Access: Interstate 110
Airports: Pensacola International Airport
Site Description: Two side by side parcels at approximately 0.1291 acres each
Area Description: Downtown Historic District.Located just minutes from downtown Pensacola, this prime property is ideally positioned near major cross streets, Cervantes and Garden Streets, ensuring high visibility and accessibility. The Belmont/De Villiers Neighborhood is celebrated for its lively entertainment district and rich history, making it an ideal location for retail, office, restaurant, and residential development. The neighborhood's diverse demographic includes a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees, all contributing to a vibrant and dynamic community. The area's growth is fueled by newly built housing complexes that attract a steady stream of potential customers and residents. This influx of new residents is fostering a renewed sense of community, making Belmont/De Villiers an increasingly desirable location for both living and business.
Lot Frontage: 90
Lot Depth: 125
Zoning Description: The commercial retail (C-2) zoning district's regulations are intended to provide for major commercial areas intended primarily for retail sales and service establishments oriented to a general community and/or regional market. Uses permitted.a.C-1, retail commercial zoning district. Any use permitted in the R-NC district and the following uses, with no outside storage or repair work permitted: 1.Retail sales and services. 2.Motels/hotels. 3.Vending machine when as accessory to a business establishment and located on the same parcel of land as the business. 4.Car washes. 5.Movie theaters, except drive-in theaters. 6.Open air sales of trees, plants and shrubs. The business shall include a permanent sales or office building (including restrooms) on the site. 7.Pet shops with all uses inside the principal building. 8.Parking lots and parking garages. 9.Pest extermination services. 10.Animal hospitals and veterinary clinics with fully enclosed kennels and no outside runs or exercise areas. 11.Business schools. 12.Trade schools. 13.Medical marijuana dispensary. 14.Recreation or amusement places operated for profit. 15.Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to the above uses C-2A, downtown retail commercial district. Any use permitted in the C-1 district with the exception of manufactured home parks, and conditional uses. The following uses with no outside storage or repair work permitted: 1.Bars. 2.Pool halls. 3.Newspaper offices and printing firms. 4.Marinas. 5.Major public utility buildings and structures including radio and television broadcasting station. 6.Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to the above uses. C-2, commercial district (retail). Any use permitted in the C-2A district and the following uses with no outside storage or repair work permitted: 1.Cabinet shops and upholstery shops. 2.Electric motor repair and rebuilding. 3.Garages for the repair and overhauling of automobiles. 4.Sign shop. 5.Accessory buildings and uses customarily incidental to the above uses.
Topography: Level
Easements: Utilities, Other
Soil Type: Mixed
Available Utilities: Electric, Water, Gas, Sewer, Cable, Internet Access
Water Service: Municipal
Sewer Type: Municipal

View FullscreenMap

Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 10,914 58,309 138,737
Median Age: 40.63 38.81 37.93
Households: 4,876 24,283 53,563

Contact

© Copyright 2024 Moody's. All Rights Reserved. The information presented herein is provided as is, without warranty of any kind. Neither Gulf Coast CMLS nor Moody's assume any liability for errors or omissions.