The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Knolls West submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $15 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Columbus market, the Knolls West submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 200% of the listings in the Knolls West are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,040 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1979 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Knolls West residents. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.