The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Portsmouth submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Portsmouth region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 63 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,950 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1920 and are Class A.