The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northshore region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the Northshore region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 8,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 9 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northshore folk. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.