On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Denver region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 102 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 14% of the available leases in the Downtown Denver are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 5,140 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 10 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class B.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this area. Most of the occupants of Downtown Denver work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.