The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Brookside region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the listings in the Brookside are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,750 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Brookside folk. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.