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Sola Salons in Alameda, CA

2218 South Shore Center, Building 824-760, Alameda, CA 94501Map

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ABOUT THIS LOCATION

Sola’s newest East Bay location is situation in the South Shore Center adjacent to Safeway & Trader Joe’s. It has 36 beautifully crafted brand-new salon suites. We have a variety of studios designed for: hair stylists, makeup artists, estheticians, nail techs, massage therapists, or lash techs.


We offer tenants:

- first 2 weeks free-rent

- painting the studio any color/s you'd like from Sherwin Williams

- free wifi & utilities (everything included in the weekly rent)

- personal door code for 24-7 access to the building

- full access to the kitchen & laundry facilities

- social media account linked up to the corporate website


We have corner studios, studios with exterior windows facing the shopping center, second floor more private studios, and extra-large double studios. Our studios come furnished with all of the major equipment, so you can avoid the up-front costs and overhead fees associated with opening a traditional salon. We offer a full suite of high-end amenities with the support you need to be more successful.


Location:

Sola Salons – Alameda

South Shore Center

2218 South Shore Center

Alameda, CA 94501

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WRITE YOUR SUCCESS STORY

Your Space, Your Style

Artwork, music, furniture, decor, and more - it’s all up to you

24/7 Access*

Create your own schedule and find the work-life balance you crave
*Access hours vary by location

Private & Secure

Our signature Sola glass door, fit with an individual lock and key, ensures your security while keeping you connected

No Surprise Fees

Outstanding value and simplified bills with one weekly fee including all utilities and Wi-Fi

Sell Products You Love

Curate the brands and products you sell and keep 100% of the profits

You're in Good Company

Join our vibrant community of 20,000+ independent business owners and build your Sola next to like-minded entrepreneurs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We know taking the leap to go independent can feel overwhelming — but it doesn’t have to be. We’re here to support you throughout your entire journey.

At Sola, we offer move-in ready, private salon suites for rent that are located inside one of our beautifully designed commercial Sola salon spaces. We bring together talented independent beauty professionals under one roof, in the privacy of your own salon rental space. We maintain all common areas such as the entry way, bathroom, and breakroom, so you don’t have to! You have full control over your space to customize and create the studio and business of your dreams. Enjoy all the perks of salon ownership without all the hassle. It’s your service. Your schedule. Your vibe. Your studio.
  • At Sola Salons®, we lease individual studios where you can operate your own boutique salon. Salon owners at Sola customize their own salon suite, set their own schedule and prices, and enjoy the freedom and benefits of salon ownership without the risk associated with opening a traditional salon. 
  • If you’re looking to invest in yourself and rent a salon suite, you’ll be happy to hear that at Sola, you simply get more. We invest in providing the highest-quality fixtures and the ideal number of cabinets specifically designed to accommodate salon professionals. At Sola, your salon suite will be equipped with the following:
    1. A custom build-out designed specifically for you that includes pull-out color drawers, abundant storage, soft-touch closures and retail shelving 
    2. Oversize sliding glass door with lock and floor-to-ceiling walls to allow you the privacy to play the music of your choice and enjoy one-on-one conversations
    3. Individual ventilation in each studio
    4. High-end hydraulic chair and shampoo bowl
    5. Full-spectrum lighting to emulate natural light
    6. Instant and abundant hot water supply
    7. Utilities and Wi-Fi included
  • In addition to the physical amenities, you’ll find that being at Sola will allow you to manage your own schedule, avoid salon politics and drama, and create the ideal atmosphere for you and your clients.
  • At Sola Salons®, we provide business support to our vast community of independent salon suite renters. Our detailed salon suite start-up manual provides you with all the necessary forms, tips, and information to help get your business set up and ready to go:
    1. Start-up checklist
    2. Forms and tips to obtain your salon license and other licenses and permits
    3. Details on studio setup: insurance, equipment needed, paint and more
    4. Credit card processing tips
    5. Retail support and distributor contacts
  • By joining the largest community of independent studio owners, you will have access to liability insurance, disability insurance (available in certain areas), discounts on retail, special offers for online scheduling, continuing education programs, industry events, and more.
  • Additionally, we host events like cocktail parties, family picnics, and gatherings to strengthen our local Sola communities.
At Sola, you will become the owner of your own boutique salon. You have the freedom to determine your service and product prices, retaining all profits. You’ll have a key to your suite, enabling you to set your work hours and maintain exclusive use of your supplies and equipment. Why settle for renting a chair or booth when you can have your personal salon suite at a similar cost?
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