The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Central Business District submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1916 and are Class C.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Real estate is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Business District residents. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.