Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Old Town Chinatown region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Old Town Chinatown region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,670 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1904 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Old Town Chinatown work from home. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.