Most listings are in the $80's per square foot per year. The Financial District submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Financial District region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the available space in the Financial District 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 8,120 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 12 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1926 and are Class A.
Education is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Financial District residents. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.