The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Dayton submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 1,567% of the office spaces in the Downtown Dayton 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,080 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 10 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1972 and are Class B.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Dayton occupants. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.