Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Old Port District region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $43 per sqft per year. That's a 125% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 400% of the available space in the Old Port 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,100 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1880 and are Class B.
Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Old Port District work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.