The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Springfield region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $23 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 79% of the listings in the Downtown Springfield are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 500 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1914 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Springfield residents. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.