Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Second Ward region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 63% of the available leases in the Second Ward 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 4,650 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 15 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Second Ward occupants. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.