About Us

Located at the corner of Manatee Avenue and Ninth Street East, the building at Manatee Central has been an integral part of the downtown Bradenton business district since the late 1800s and has been home to many successful businesses. This historic space boasts exposed red brick walls and a plethora of windows that provide natural lighting to complement the bucolic ambience. From the antique aroma down to the way your footsteps talk back to you as you walk along the wood floors, as soon as you enter this space you know you are experiencing a part of Bradenton history. The architecture at Manatee Central pays tribute to the bygone area however, the entire building has been recently renovated to be equipped with modern amenities that allow it to successfully host restaurants, retail and office space, along with a banquet area for meetings, weddings, holiday parties and other events.

Office Space Rentals


Abundant natural light; the texture of the exposed brick; Manatee Central provides an ideal work setting for many types of businesses and organizations to thrive. With office suites that range from 175 to 200 square feet and are equipped with contemporary amenities, our goal is to cultivate a space where anyone can stretch out mentally and reach for that higher goal. It’s central location in downtown Bradenton offers a unique combination of convenience and visibility. We hope to make the office space at Manatee Central home to bright, innovative companies for many years to come.

Banquet Rental

Located near the heart of downtown Bradenton, The Urban Loft at Manatee Central (formally known as Manatee Central Banquets) is a unique and versatile venue. Completely renovated, the 6,000 square feet space combines the elegant historical architecture with a contemporary rustic feel. The space includes a full functioning bar, a pool table and for the brides, there is also a bridal suite that will take your breath away! The Urban Loft at Manatee Central is a spectacular venue for a one of a kind wedding, private party, corporate event, fundraiser, fashion show, art exhibition, and more.
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