The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The University City region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 7,500 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1959 and are Class B.