The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Polaris region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the Polaris region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available leases in the Polaris are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 6,770 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1999 and are Class B.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Polaris residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.