The typical asking rate per listing is in the $70's per square foot per year. The Mid-City submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the office spaces in the Mid-City 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,750 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Most of the occupants of Mid-City work from home. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.