Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Lower State region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year. That's a 58% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the listings in the Lower State 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,030 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1926 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Lower State work from home. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.