Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Financial District region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 83% of the available leases in the Financial District are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 5,720 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 12 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1926 and are Class A.
Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Financial District folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.