Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Manchester region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Downtown Manchester region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 133 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 23% of the listings in the Downtown Manchester 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,080 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1913 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Construction is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Manchester folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.