Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Near Northwest submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $26 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the office spaces in the Near Northwest 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 1,160 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1941 and are Class B.
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. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Near Northwest folk. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.