The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The East End region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $14 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the East End are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1911 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst East End folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.