If you’re looking for a great location for your new or expanding business, look no further than Metropolis Illinois!

Metropolis has so much to offer and there are several current businesses that are expanding as well as new businesses locating in Metropolis. There are many commercial properties that have been listed recently and I’d like to highlight a few of them for you. Metropolis would be a great location for your business!

These first listings would be ideal for any retail/boutique type shop or office space.

307-309 Ferry Street

307 & 309 Ferry Street; Metropolis IL

Here you have the potential for two storefronts or offices as well as a second floor apartment. This is a historic building, just blocks from the Metropolis Harrah’s Casino & Hotel.  This building could be leased. Contact Kim Wilkins for additional information at 618-638-7442.

615 Market Street

615 Market Street; Metropolis IL

This is a spacious retail storefront at a very affordable price in the downtown area.  There are several new & expanding businesses in the downtown area making this a great location for your boutique or office. Contact me at 618-713-5923 for more information.  At this price, I don’t expect this one to last long, so jump on it now!

1002 Ferry Street

1002 Ferry Street; Metropolis IL

This 1245 square foot building is ideal for a retail business, salon or office.  It is situated on a busy corner location and the seller is motivated to sell.  Dave Wehrmeyer can answer any questions you might about this property and can be reached at 618-638-2041.

319 Ferry Street

319 Ferry Street; Metropolis IL

Here is a completely remodeled loft apartment above a first floor storefront or office space.  Located next to the popular Fat Ed’s Roadhouse and just two blocks from the Metropolis Harrah’s Casino & Hotel.  Kit Owens can provide you any additional information your might need and can be reached at 270-217-2876.

If you’ve dreamed of owning a cafe or restaurant, we have several properties that would be ideal for you.

1210 Commercial Park Road

1210 Commercial Park Road; Metropolis IL

This is a unique building with room for a retail store & cafe and there is also an upstairs apartment.  The previous owners had to close this business due to health reasons, but they had a successful business that served an unmet need in Metropolis – a unique cafe that offered quality lunch and bakery items.  Luke Grace is available to answer any questions you have or to show you this property and can be reached at 618-638-2638.

1100 E 5th Street

1100 E 5th Street; Metropolis IL

Situated on the busy 5th Street (also Highway 45), anyone coming into town from the interstate will pass right by this property.  It is 2160 square feet and there is a large parking lot.  I can show you this property and can be contacted at 618-713-5923.


These next properties would be ideal for a construction company or an auto repair/detail or auto body type business.

213 W 8th Street

213 W 8th Street; Metropolis IL

This block building is situated directly across the street from NAPA Auto Parts.  It is set up for an auto repair type business with two overhead doors and a pit for changing oil.  Call me at 618-713-5923 to see this building.

15 Southland Drive

15 Southland Drive; Metropolis IL

This property includes a 2 car garage, as well as a pole barn with two oversized overhead doors.  Again it would be ideal for an auto repair type business, or for a contractor or landscaper to set up shop.  This property is not in the city limits.  I can show this property if you give me a call at 618-713-5923.


We also have vacant commercial lots available.

318 Ferry Street

318 Ferry Street; Metropolis IL

This vacant lot is just across the street from Fat Ed’s Roadhouse.  The seller is motivated to move this property, so take a drive by it and then give me a call at 618-713-5923 to discuss the possibilities.

604 & 608 E 5th Street

608 & 609 E 5th Street; Metropolis IL

This 1/2 acre lot along 5th Street (Highway 45), also gives you the opportunity to build to suit.  This lot is next to State Farm Insurance and across the street from our Farmer & Company Real Estate office.  We’d love to have a new neighbor!  Take a drive by and then contact Dave Wehrmeyer for more information at 618-638-2041.


We hope that one of these properties is just what you’re looking for if you’ve ever considered opening a business or need to expand your current business.  Metropolis is such a nice, small town and our community has a strong desire to prosper.  There are many options out there for you and your business.  Any of the agents at Farmer & Company Real Estate would be glad to work with you.  You can reach our office at 618-524-3000.

Stewart Weisenberger, Broker Owner
Farmer & Company Real Estate