Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Downtown Vancouver submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 56% of the office spaces in the Downtown Vancouver 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 2,750 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Vancouver residents. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.