Arts Tenancy, Engineering Building, Ground Floor

2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013

Net Lettable Area: 175m2

Number of Tenancies: 1 or 2

Tenancy type: Arts

Available Now

Key Features
  • prime central city location
  • thriving arts community
  • Stunning heritage setting

Space available for short- or long-term lease on the ground floor of The Arts Centre's newly restored Engineering Building. This tenancy sits at the very heart of The Arts Centre's campus and can be available either in full (175 sqm) or in part (80 sqm).

The Arts Centre is specifically looking for a tenant to use this space for arts or creative purposes, with a public-facing operation. This could be a retail/dealer gallery, an art auction show room, a performance space, or more - we are open to ideas.

The Engineering Building is a gothic revival stone heritage building that has been earthquake strengthened to 80% of code and fully refurbished. High ceilings, heritage windows framed by original limestone reveals and heritage timber doors make very attractive premises. The particular space available is offered on a "warm shell" basis, with power outlets and heating provided but further fit-out at the tenant's expense.

Located at the centre of the bustling Arts Centre campus, nearby can be found bars, restaurants, food trucks, boutique retailers, art galleries, museums, and performing arts venues. Come and join our community of creative businesses.

Approx. $4,375 + GST per month rent (excl. OPEX) for 175 sqm, or $2,000 + GST per month rent (excl. OPEX) for 80 sqm. Lease terms negotiable but minimum 12 months. Available immediately.


Join the community

Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre features a carefully curated, complementary mix of boutique retail, eateries and businesses – designed to attract repeat local customers, surrounding workers and tourists.

Nestled amongst key city attractions, it’s within convenient walking distance to many of the new buildings and anchor projects currently under way in Ōtautahi Christchurch’s regenerating city centre.

Beauty, form and function

With stunning heritage features, modern, bright and open spaces, flexible fit-out options and state-of-the-art infrastructure, you’ll find a space unlike anything else in the city.

Escape from the bustle

Step out of your tenancy straight into the beautiful South and North Quadrangles, Great Hall, and Boys' High building. 

These shared spaces are at the heart of The Arts Centre's community, allowing you to mingle with other creative professionals, artists, performers and visitors.

Embrace the buzz

The Arts Centre doesn’t just offer beautiful buildings. It’s a destination that hosts the most exciting arts events on the Christchurch calendar, including Lunchtime concerts, Off Centre, Matariki celebrations, Sculpture Festival, Open Air, School Holiday Fun and other exciting events and activities.

Why watch from afar when you and your business can be nestled right in the heart of the action?

Enquire today

Location map

Worcester Boulevard


Market Square Hereford St Carpark Boys' High Entrance Engineering Laneway The Observatory Hotel Courtyard South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Cloisters Studio Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall