The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The British Columbia submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available space in the British Columbia are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,230 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class A.