The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The North Downtown submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $28 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 44% of the listings in the North Downtown are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,940 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 12 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1927 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Downtown occupants. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.