The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pittsburgh submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 344 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Pittsburgh are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,500 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1958 and are Class B.