Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Des Moines submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means office 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 1,500 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 19 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Des Moines occupants. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.