Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Sylvan-Highlands submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 420 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Sylvan-Highlands work from home. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.