On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Maine submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 83% of the listings in the Maine 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1910 and are Class Class B.