Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The University City region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,330 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1966.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of University City work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.