Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Downtown Portland region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 77 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Downtown Portland 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.
Even though the median size is 2,660 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 11 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1948 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Most of the folk of Downtown Portland work from home. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.