Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Monroe Ward region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Richmond market, the Monroe Ward region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 44% of the available leases in the Monroe Ward 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 24,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1893 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Monroe Ward folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.