The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Wichita region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the office spaces in the Downtown Wichita are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,630 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1955 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Wichita occupants. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.