On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Metro Vancouver region is seeing a an increase 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 listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the listings in the Metro Vancouver 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 available, 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 properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.