The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Midtown region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 85% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Midtown region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,570 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1972 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Midtown residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.