On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Gateway submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the Gateway submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 157% of the office spaces in the Gateway are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,180 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1996 and are Class B.
Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Gateway folk. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.