On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Barton Hills region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Austin market, the Barton Hills region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the listings in the Barton Hills are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,419 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area 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 residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.