Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Metro Vancouver region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 31% of the available space in the Metro Vancouver are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.