Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Grant Street region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the Grant Street region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the available leases in the Grant Street are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,230 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 64 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.
Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Grant Street residents. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.