The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Southwest Topeka submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 22% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,160 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 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 area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwest Topeka residents. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.