The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northside region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 18% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Birmingham market, the Northside region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 37 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the listings in the Northside are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,150 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1924 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Information is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northside residents. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.