The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Old Port District region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $34 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 500% of the listings in the Old Port District are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,100 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1875 and are Class B.
Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Old Port District work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.