The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Gresham submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Gresham region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the available space in the Gresham are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1998 and are Class C.