Compared to the rest of the Greater Portland market, the Sylvan-Highlands region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, 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 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 950 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Sylvan-Highlands work from home. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.