The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Vancouver submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Vancouver region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 68 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the office spaces in the Vancouver are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,490 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1993 and are Class A.