The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Columbus region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the Columbus submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 351 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 66% of the available leases in the Columbus 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,490 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.