The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Clayton region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the office spaces in the Clayton are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 4,010 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 14 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Clayton residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.