Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Mesa submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Downtown Mesa region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 200% of the available space in the Downtown Mesa 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 290 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Mesa residents. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.