The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Ahwatukee Foothills region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Ahwatukee Foothills submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 79% of the office spaces in the Ahwatukee Foothills 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 2,270 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Ahwatukee Foothills folk. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.