Bay Space's greatest film prop store downsizing after 80 p.c lease enhance in Brisbane


BRISBANE, Calif. (KGO) — The most important film prop home within the Bay Space is downsizing and promoting greater than 30,000 objects of its stock. They’re the most recent sufferer of lease will increase which might be pushing many individuals out and forcing others to shut their doorways.

Should you’re a film buff that is your dream warehouse.

“We’ve devices, now we have lanterns, sporting items and all of it was used for TV commercials or motion pictures or catalogs,” stated Prop Home proprietor Andrew Lewis.
Each alley is full of cinematography historical past, from the bench seen in “The Pursuit of Happyness” to torches from “The Matrix.”

“These torches have been utilized in that scene and these torches are lit up,” stated Lewis.

Lewis has owned the Prop Home for 30 years and in three weeks every thing you see there should go.

“Our hand was pressured to do one thing drastic which was to liquidate 98 p.c of our stock to be inexpensive and keep within the recreation,” stated Lewis.

The property landlord elevated his lease unexpectedly and now he has no different possibility however to promote most of his props.

“How a lot is the rise? Eighty-nine p.c is quite a bit. I could not afford to maintain this quantity of area at this location,” stated Lewis.

Andrew Lewis is having to downsize from 30,000 to rather less than 3,000 objects.

The “Sure Firm” was employed by Lewis to liquidate. At 6 a.m., a line of dozens of individuals have been prepared to purchase his props.

“It is a 15,000 foot warehouse with 20 foot ceilings and every shelving unit is packed,” stated Kevin “AJ” Black from the Sure Co. “It is unimaginable, I have been in enterprise for 20 plus years and have by no means seen something like this.”

Lewis says he is not connected and understands what’s occurring in Brisbane and all the Bay Space

“Ultimately town of Brisbane has handed legal guidelines that this entire industrial park will change into residential and business so far as workplace buildings,” he stated. “The plans have been laid out to alter the entire dichotomy on this location.”

The Prop Home can have an ongoing sale for the following 4 weeks.

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