Warehouse Stabilized Yard for Lease Or Rent - Hampton Roads Metro

Last Updated Oct. 16, 2023

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If you are searching for Warehouse Stabilized Yard for lease or rent, Hampton Roads, you've come to the right place. In this article, we cover three key topics, including:

  • An overview of stabilized yards.
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  • A few examples of properties - like the ones in this category - in the form of a survey. That level of information and more would be a part of the search we would conduct for your specific requirements. Skip directly to the search/survey section for this page.

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You likely found us here because you are searching for Warehouse Space with Stabilized Yard, Land or simply Stabilized Yard for lease or rent in the Hampton Roads Metro area. Our Hampton Roads Metro affiliate broker has experience with Stabilized Yard properties, having leased and sold existing properties/spaces. There are many means of stabilization - some acceptable in Metro areas, and some not so acceptable. We’ll identify the best listed and unlisted Warehouse Stabilized Yard for lease or rent in the Houston Metro at no charge for you. Let us do the searching for you - it's what we do! Our Hampton Roads Metro Affiliate will lead you through this process and find the Stabilized Yard space you need if it's out there.

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Yards with stabilized soil are excellent when buying, renting, or leasing industrial warehouses. In some cases, you can even take advantage of a property that is only stabilized yards for some types of businesses, such as trailer parking, used car sales, wrecking yards, or sawmills. In addition, these types of properties are not flooded by rain or flooding since their construction implies that good drainage is built as well.

paved or stabilized yard for inventory storage

The photo above shows a paved (apparently with blacktop) yard. There are a quite a few stabilization methods. Among the most common are concrete, asphalt or blacktop, crushed concrete, and gravel.

A yard is stabilized generally so that you can drive over it, and store vehicles and materials that are less susceptible to the weather. Without stabilization, the vehicles and materials would tend to sink into the ground, particularly but not only during wet weather. 

Security is usually also an issue with stabilized yards. They would normally be fenced and secured. The property usually stored on the yards may not always be the most portable, but thieves work by the "where there's a will, there's a way" philosophy.

You will find stabilize land, or yard in pretty much any Metro, including the Hampton Roads Metro.

Paved or Stabilized Yard has many uses in addition to the above mentioned use of parking and storing vehicles like Semi-Trucks and Semi-Trailers. It can be used to store inventory - pipe and other items that can withstand the elements - as shown in the attached photo. It can even be used to display inventory, as in the case of processed stone used for countertops and siding. This is not even close to an exhaustive list. It is also often used as a place to park trucks and trailers, empty and loaded. With proper security, gating and fencing, it can be a reasonably secure place to store and display many items - especially heavy ones.

Overall, the design and installation of any reliable form of stabilization is expensive, and tends to be time consuming when factoring in engineering and the meeting of local requirements for drainage and stormwater retention. Consequently, paying a premium for a warehouse stabilized yard for lease or sale can be a worthwhile investment - as in, an area of land improved by stabilization is normally worth more than an un-stabilized acre. It is a common mistake to assume you can quickly and inexpensively just add stabilized yard using crushed concrete due to the dust that it can generate over time. Many localities have ordinances that restrict the method for this reason. Your locality may or may not require it, but you would do well to research whether extra drainage and stormwater retention are required for your area.

Leasing or buying a paved yard in the Hampton Roads Metro has many advantages over making one from raw land. From permits zoning restrictions to water retention ponds to construction costs - the complications are many and diverse. With an existing yard, you already know what you have and what it will cost and how long it will take to get it. Stabilizing land on site with your existing, active operations can also be disruptive. This might lead to delays and added costs. 

See the Survey Description Section for a contextual description of Surveys and for what they are used.

Survey Item 1 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Norfolk International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 17
Office Square Feet
Actual: 4391
Total Square Feet
Actual: 18050
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Grade Level Access
Further Description * 18,050 SF Building Size
* 1.47 AC Lot Size
* Built 1966
* Natural Gas
* BC-I Zoning
* 1 Drive-In Bay
* Reception Area
* Enterprise Zone
* 17' Clear Height
* Secured Yard Area
* Grade Level Access
* 4,391 SF office space
* 7 Dock-Height Doors
* 6 Exterior Dock Doors
* Glass Storefront Entrance
* 15 Standard Parking Spaces
* High Visibility and Frontage
* 17,287 SF freestanding building

This property is situated on a 1.47-acre lot that was built in 1966. It has a total area of 18,050 square feet and adheres to BC-I zoning regulations. It features a 17-foot clear height, ensuring ample vertical space. It boasts excellent access with six exterior dock doors and a convenient drive-in bay. For parking, there are 15 standard spaces available. The property has a glass storefront entrance for an attractive and welcoming appearance. In addition, it has seven dock-height doors for efficient loading and unloading. Situated within an enterprise zone, the building includes a reception area and a secured yard area. With grade-level access, natural gas supply, and high visibility and frontage, it's a versatile space. This freestanding building spans 17,287 square feet in total, featuring 4,391 square feet of office space.

Survey Item 2 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Norfolk International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 16
Office Square Feet
Actual: 3000
Total Square Feet
Actual: 124000
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Multi-Tenant
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Sprinklered
Further Description * 15,500 SF Industrial Space
* 4.06 AC Lot Size
* Built 1910
* CCTV)
* Kitchen
* I-L Zoning
* Secure Storage
* Reception Area
* Security System
* 16' Clear Height
* Print/Copy Room
* 7" Warehouse Floor
* Emergency Lighting
* Dry Sprinkler System
* 3,000 SF office space
* Masonry Constructed
* 12 Exterior Dock Doors
* 124,000 SF Building Size

This property is situated on a 4.06-acre lot that was constructed in 1910 with a total building size of 124,000 square feet, subdivided into considerable units. The facility offers 15,500 square feet of industrial space. Constructed using masonry and adheres to the regulations set forth by I-L zoning. It's equipped with a dry sprinkler system for safety. The warehouse features a comfortable 16-foot clear height, and it has excellent access with 12 exterior dock doors. The warehouse floor is substantial, measuring 7 inches in thickness. Inside the building, there is a kitchen for convenience, and the property is safeguarded with a security system and secure storage facilities. Additionally, it provides functional office space with a reception area, a print/copy room, CCTV surveillance, and emergency lighting, totaling 3,000 square feet.

Survey Item 3 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Hwy 17
Keyword Selection
Norfolk International Airport
Keyword Selection
Virginia Port Authority - Portsmouth
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 21
Office Square Feet
Minimum: 2300
Maximum: 5275
Total Square Feet
Actual: 100606
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Multi-Tenant
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Rail Served
Further Description * 75,221 SF Space
* 21.42 AC Lot Size
* Built 1963
* Masonry Constructed
* City Water & Sewer
* Electric Heating
* Natural Gas
* 21’ Clear Height
* 3 Drive-In Bays
* 10 Exterior Dock Doors
* 66,051 SF SF Building Size
* 100 Standard Parking Spaces

This property is situated on a lot of 21.42 acres and is a multi-tenant structure spanning 66,051 feet. It was constructed in 1963 with sturdy masonry and offers 72,921 square feet of available space. It is connected to city water and sewer systems, utilizes electric heating powered by natural gas, and features a 21-foot clear height. Access is facilitated through three drive-in bays and ten exterior dock doors. Additionally, there are 100 standard parking spaces available on-site.

Survey Item 4 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Hampton Marina
Property Descriptions
Office Square Feet
Actual: 2200
Total Square Feet
Actual: 41674
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Yard
Further Description * 3,200 SF Flex Space
* 2.00 AC Lot Size
* Built 1977 / Renovated 2022
* Natural Gas
* Electric Heating
* Fuel on Premises
* Private Restrooms
* Metal Constructed
* City Water & Sewer
* Restaurant on premise
* Central Air and Heating
* Marina and Dry Storage
* Sits right on Sunset Creek
* 120 Standard Parking Spaces
* Space In Need of Renovation
* Direct access to Sunset Creek
* 2,200 SF Office Space
* 41,674 SF Building Size

This property has a lot size of 2.00 acres and was originally built in 1977, but was renovated in 2022. The building is constructed of metal and is connected to city water and sewer utilities, with electric heating and natural gas available. There are 120 standard parking spaces on the property, which includes a marina and dry storage area as well as fuel on the premises. The space needs renovation but features heating, central air, and private restrooms. Additionally, there is also a restaurant on the premises. The building has a total area of 41,674 square feet and provides 3,200 square feet of flexible space and 2,200 square feet of office space.

You will often find Paved or Stabilized Yard along with a Warehouse on the same property, but this isn't alway true. There are other ways to search for this type of property or space. Below we share a few other search options outside of the convention view of these storage yards for lease or rent in Hampton Roads:

  • Paved Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Stabilized Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Concrete Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Asphalt Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Stabilized Gravel Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Vehicle Storage Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Vehicle Warehouse for Lease, Rent or Sale
  • Shipping Container Storage Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Industrial Yard for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Laydown Yard

There are a number of cities included in the Hampton Roads Metro Area - here are a few of the larger ones: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Williamsburg, Poquoson, & Smithfield. You may find what you are looking for in these or other communities in the Metro Area.

The rest - hopefully close to an inclusive list, is on our Hampton Roads Metro Area home page. Navigate directly to the link on your Metro Home Page using the In-Page link for "Service Area Summary." This list includes all of the Cities and Towns of which we are aware in the Metro Area. Each City and Town listed is also a link to detailed statistics about that specific place drawn from various Census Bureau reports.

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