The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Columbia region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 24% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means spaces 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,900 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Columbia residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.