The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The City Central region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the available leases in the City Central are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of City Central work from home. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.