Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Vancouver submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 106% of the available leases in the Vancouver are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,730 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1997 and are Class A.