On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Old Southwest submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1920 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of Old Southwest work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.