The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Lewiston region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the available leases in the Downtown Lewiston 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 2,510 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1886 and are Class Class B.
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 market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Lewiston folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.