On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Olivette region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $15 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,600 sqft. Most buildings in this region were built in 1972 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Olivette folk. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.