On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Chattanooga submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 29% of the available leases in the Downtown Chattanooga are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,300 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1900 and are Class Class A.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Downtown Chattanooga work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.