The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Beaverton submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Downtown Beaverton submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2003 and are Class B.
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 market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Beaverton occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.