Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Lower State region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the listings in the Lower State 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,540 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 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. Most of the folk of Lower State work from home. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.