On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Northside region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Jacksonville market, the Northside region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of Northside work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.