The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Central City submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Salt Lake City market, the Central City submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available space in the Central City are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central City occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.