Compared to the rest of the Philadelphia market, the North Philadelphia region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 34 listings have been listed, which means new listings 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,520 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1938 and are Class B.