The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The British Columbia region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 22% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 29% of the available leases in the British Columbia are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.