Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Columbia region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the available leases in the Downtown Columbia 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,900 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Columbia folk. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.