On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Greater Pittsburgh submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 614 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Greater Pittsburgh are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,100 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.