On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Oklahoma City region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Oklahoma City market, the Downtown Oklahoma City submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 97 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Downtown Oklahoma City are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1936 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Company management is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Oklahoma City folk. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.