On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Bend region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 43% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 69 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 62% of the listings in the Bend 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,200 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1999 and are Class B.