Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Sunnyside submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 56% of the available space in the Sunnyside 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,010 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Sunnyside folk. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.