The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Maine submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 150 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 81% of the available leases in the Maine are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1910 and are Class Class B.