Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Columbus region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 9% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the East Columbus submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the listings in the East Columbus are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Columbus folk. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.