Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Central Business District region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Louisville market, the Central Business District submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 119% of the office spaces in the Central Business District are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 3,070 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1890 and are Class B.
Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Business District residents. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.