On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Side submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $12 per sqft per year. That's a 36% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Antonio market, the East Side submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the listings in the East Side are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,670 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 5 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Side residents. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.