On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Side submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $34 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Pittsburgh market, the North Side submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the office spaces in the North Side are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 7,280 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of North Side work from home. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.