The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The British Columbia submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 29% of the office spaces in the British Columbia are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.