The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Business District region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Oklahoma City market, the Business District submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Business District are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,710 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 14 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1932 and are Class B.
Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Business District occupants. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.