The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Eugene submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available leases in the Downtown Eugene are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,560 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1977 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Eugene occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.