Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the North Side submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the listings in the North Side are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,400 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of North Side work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.