The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Fort Collins submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $14 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 13% of the listings in the Downtown Fort Collins 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 580 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1907 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown Fort Collins work from home. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.