The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Metro Vancouver submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 22% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 29% of the listings in the Metro Vancouver 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 posted, 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 market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class A.