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Gorgas Rail Complex



​​​​The Presidio Trust is pleased to announce the availability of space within newly renovated historic warehouses in the Letterman District, one of the most accessible and desirable areas of the Presidio, a national park at San Francisco’s Golden Gate.

The Gorgas Rail Complex is comprised of seven historic buildings located in the northeast corner of the Presidio. The majority of the former warehouses were built in 1919 along a Gorgas Avenue rail line that was used to transport goods and supplies to Letterman Hospital when the Presidio was a U.S. Army post. The train tracks have been removed but the rail line history remains evident in the unique character of the buildings.

Suites within three buildings in the complex are offered for office or health and fitness uses. Buildings 1163, 1167 and 1170 each measure approximately 60’ x 200’. Total spaces offered for lease measure 34,906 square feet.

The buildings feature open interiors with high exposed beam ceilings and ample natural light from windows and skylights. The complex’s historical character provides a unique adaptive-reuse commercial space opportunity.

All spaces will be delivered in a finished, move-in condition. Improvements include new lighting, electrical, heating and ventilation, painted walls, refinished wood floors, skylights, and new or restored windows along with new common area restrooms.

The Gorgas Rail Complex is conveniently located beside the new Presidio Parkway with easy access to the Golden Gate Bridge, the beautiful open spaces at Crissy Field, park trails, and the Chestnut Street retail corridor. The free PresidiGo Shuttle offers daily service to regional transit connections in downtown San Francisco. Muni and other public transit stops are within walking distance.

Tours are available by appointment. Please contact us for more information and to schedule a site visit: or (415) 561-5335.

1160 Gorgas Ave (circa 1940)Stand-alone building4,463 sq ftPrevious office use. Drop ceiling, mostly open floor plan. FLOOR PLAN LEASED
1163 Gorgas Ave (circa 1919)Suite 1108,518 sq ftPrevious storage/warehouse use. High ceiling, mostly open floor plan, skylights, with some historic build-out. FLOOR PLAN
1163 Gorgas Ave (circa 1919)Suite 1207,268 sq ftPrevious storage/warehouse use. High ceiling, mostly open floor plan, skylights with some historic build-out. FLOOR PLAN
1167 Gorgas Ave (circa 1919)Suite 1307,468 sq ftPrevious storage/warehouse use. High ceiling, mostly open floor plan, skylights with some historic build-out. FLOOR PLAN

Suites 110 120 & 130 may be leased together as a larger space comprising 23,427 sq ft.

1170 Gorgas Ave (circa 1919)Stand-alone building11,652 sq ftPrevious storage/warehouse use. Mostly open floor plan with skylights. FLOOR PLAN


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Tenants enjoy amenities including restaurants, lodging, park trails, Crissy Field and views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

In addition to base rent and parking, tenant is responsible for all operating expenses including utilities, insurance, maintenance, and the Service District Charge (SDC). SDC is a reimbursement to the Trust for a portion of municipal services such as police, fire, emergency services, road, and other infrastructure maintenance. SDC is subject to annual adjustment.

The Presidio Trust welcomes interest from the real estate brokerage community. $2.00/RSF per year (up to $14/RSF) for each year of the initial term to procuring broker, payable half 30 days after lease execution and half 30 days after occupancy. Procuring requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:

Broker must accompany the clients on the initial visit to the Presidio;
Broker must provide written confirmation of an agreement between broker and tenant;
Broker must have a continuing involvement in the transaction.

The Presidio Trust leases commercial space within the Presidio, a national park. Pets, emotional support animals, comfort or other therapy animals which are not considered service animals by the American Disability Act (ADA) are not allowed on premises. Service animals trained to aid a person with a specific disability per the ADA are allowed in the Presidio's commercial buildings.

The Presidio is home to a wide variety of commercial tenants. A proposing entity must meet minimum requirements to enter into a lease with the Presidio Trust. A corporate entity must be registered with the California Secretary of State. Proof of financial wherewithal to fulfill the financial obligations in the lease is also required, as lease underwriting. Low traffic, low impact tenants are preferred for Presidio spaces.