On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Charlestowne region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $34 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 200% of the available leases in the Charlestowne are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 480 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1850 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Charlestowne work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.