On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Barton Hills region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Austin market, the Barton Hills submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 15% of the listings in the Barton Hills 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.
Even though the median size is 3,490 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1999 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Barton Hills folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.