Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Garden District region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $16 per sqft per year. That's a 100% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the office spaces in the Garden District 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,220 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 0 and are Class Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Garden District work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.