Historic. Iconic. Innovative. This is The Montgomery Building. A Spartanburg landmark…reimagined for the New South. Born out of the economic boom of the 1920s, this architectural gem is poised to infuse new energy into the heart of downtown Spartanburg’s vibrant landscape.

Centrally located in the heart of Hub City, The Montgomery Building is located just a few blocks from Morgan Square, universities, shops and business offices. With a knowing nod to its storied past, The Montgomery Building stands ready to usher an exciting future into this great Southern City.

Coming in 2018, The Montgomery Building, newly renovated, will again serve the downtown community as a mixed-use complex. The ground floor will feature select boutique retail stores and possibly an intimate restaurants, the second floor will be offices topped by eight floors of high-end residential apartments.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Montgomery Building will retain its unique architecture, while catering to the modern needs and interests of urban residents.

  • Hub City Cusp | Upstate Business Journal

    On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Greenville-based developer BF Spartanburg finalized its purchase of the 93-year-old Montgomery Building at 187 N. Church St. for $680,000 from Cypress Lending Group. The developer will renovate the building for 72 apartments, 10,000 square feet of space for restaurants and retail, and 11,680 square feet of office space. Interior renovations have already begun, and the exterior work will begin later this month. The $29 million project should be completed in August 2018.  + Read More

  • City of Spartanburg, South Carolina | Podcast

    Listen in, as James Bakker discusses plans for The Montgomery Building.  + Read More

  • Dennys Seeks to Build on 2016 Success

    From new $4 buttermilk pancake breakfasts to the planned opening of 45 to 50 new restaurants worldwide, Spartanburg-based Denny's Corp. is seeking to build on its successes in 2016. “Despite an uncertain industry outlook, Denny’s remains committed to further elevating the guest experience, consistently growing same-store sales and expanding the brand across the globe — leading to value creation for all franchisees and shareholders,” President and CEO John Miller said in a statement.  + Read More


Connecting neighborhoods to business centers, and universities to parks. The Montgomery Building’s community vision is to be the revitalized heart and soul of a growing Southern city. It’s about reaching out in new ways.

The Vision

Imagine for a moment: an historic high rise, possibly housing an innovative restaurant featuring the next rising-star chef. Next door, a chic boutique features the perfect dress for a big night out. And on the corner, friends gather at a coffee shop, before biking the Mary Black Trail. Possibly housing all of this and more, The Montgomery Building will be a community hub of activity, energy, and economic growth to Downtown Spartanburg.

Developing Spartanburg

Many people have been interested in the future of The Montgomery Building, but few have created a vision based on concrete plans. The development team at BF Spartanburg LLC knows that building success is a result of an inspired vision, extraordinary commitment and community partnership.  

Today, this dedicated team is aligned to retain the historic charm of this landmark building, while meeting tomorrow’s the standards for future residents and retailers. The Montgomery Building team includes: architectural firm McMillan Pazdan Smith, Harper Construction, and commercial leasing by Belk Lucy. Together, this group is committed to this project’s completion, success and ultimate role in the promising future of downtown Spartanburg.

+ Retail Leasing Details + Office Leasing Details

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