On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,490 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1906 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Westside folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.