On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown York region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $40 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the available leases in the Downtown York 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 950 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown York residents. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.