Compared to the rest of the Philadelphia market, the Northwest Philadelphia submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 3,320 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1905 and are Class C.