Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The City Center submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $24 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Richmond market, the City Center submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1930 and are Class A.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Center occupants. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.