On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Columbus submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the Columbus submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 351 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Columbus are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,390 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.