Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The Uptown submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the available space in the Uptown are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,070 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 9 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1957 and are Class B.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Construction is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Uptown residents. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.