On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The University City region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,500 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1959 and are Class B.